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Grants for Carnegie Wave Projects

Posted by Peter, on November 7, 2016

Carnegie Wave Energy has been granted $15.5 million from the European Regional Development Fund for the first phase of its planned 15MW commercial wave energy project in Cornwall and a total of $6.19 million, including debt funding, from ARENA for its Perth Wave Energy project.   Continue reading »

Victoria to Get World’s Largest Wave Power Plant

Posted by Peter, on February 16, 2014

Victorian Wave Partners, a subsidiary of Ocean Power Technologies has partnered with Lockheed Martin to build the world's largest wave power plant off Portland, Victoria. Ocean Power Technologies, has been seeking to develop a wave power station off the coast of Victoria near Portland. The power station planned to be built in three stages had […]  Continue reading »

W.A. Approves Tidal Power Station

Posted by Peter, on July 22, 2013

The West Australian State Government has approved plans to build State’s first tidal energy power station, in the West Kimberley. Tidal Energy Australia plans to build a wave power station at Doctor's Creek, near Derby, that will generate 40 megawatts of electricity. The proposed power project is a double basin system with a total of […]  Continue reading »

Award-winning Wave Power Generator

Posted by Peter, on April 3, 2013

The Western Australian company, Bombora Wave Power Pty Ltd, has won a GE Ecomagination award for a wave power generator which it is developing to capture the energy of near-shore waves with an average wave height of just 1.4 metres. Their Bombora device is submerged on the seabed at shallow depths. It captures energy using […]  Continue reading »

Aussie Founded Company to Build First Wave Farm in the U.S.

Posted by Peter, on September 6, 2012

The first commercially licensed grid-connected wave-energy farm in the United States is to be built by Ocean Power Technologies – a company founded in Australia. The first wave power device is planned to be launch in October about four kilometres off the city of Reedsport in Oregon.  The company has a permit for up to […]  Continue reading »

Ireland Contracts Aussie Company to Explore Wave Potential

Posted by Peter, on January 14, 2011

Australian wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy, has signed an agreement with the Irish government to explore potential sites for its CETO marine energy installations. The €150,000 ($au200,000) project is being 50% funded by the Irish Government and 50% by Carnegie. In this first phase of a potential 5 megawatt commercial demonstration project, Carnegie will […]  Continue reading »

Australia Could Lead in Ocean Energy

Posted by Peter, on May 28, 2008

According to Hans-Josef Fell, Australia has the potential to become the world leader in ocean energy. Mr Fell is one of the politicians responsible for the German renewable energy laws which led to that country becoming a leader in solar and wind energy. in an address to the West Australian Sustainable Energy Association, he said […]  Continue reading »

Bass Strait Islands To Get Wave Power

Posted by Peter, on May 7, 2008

Hydro Tasmania has signed a deal with Sydney-based company BioPower Systems to conduct trials of its BioWave technology on King Island and its Biostream tidal-current system on Flinders Island with a view to generating 250kW of electricity to power the 500 homes on both Bass Strait islands by next year. BioStream technology mimics the movements […]  Continue reading »

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