The production of energy from fossil fuels is one of the main responsible of the global warming. The development of potential energy from the oceans will play a very important role in the global warming mitigation. To advance on it, it is necessary to solve the current technology and governance problems, and reduce its financing and production costs. Similarly, obtaining important minerals and metals key to humanity is needed to answer the increased demand caused by the new technologies and population growth. Its development offers a peaceful and fair way to sort out the current geopolitical tensions derived from the depletion of land resources.