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Wave Energy and Ocean Renewables in Australia’s South-West

Following on from the grand opening of the University of Western Australia's (UWA) Great Southern Marine Research Facility (GSMRF) and its main occupant the Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC), AOEG is excited to share the Centre’s current progress. The UWA's Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC), with nodes in Perth and Albany, has been progressing work [...]

2020-07-10T11:51:24+10:0030 June 2020|

AOEG Response to Australia’s Technology Investment Roadmap

On 21 June 2020 AOEG submitted a response to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, in its call for input to the draft national Technology Investment Roadmap. Read AOEG's response for full details. The Australian Government's Technology Investment Roadmap is intended to guide the Government's technology investment portfolio, to reduce emissions and become [...]

2020-07-18T09:32:37+10:0030 June 2020|

Announcing Australia’s New Ocean Energy Standards Committee

AOEG is proud to announce formation of a new Australian Marine Energy Standards Mirror Committee to the International Electrotechnical Commission on Marine Energy Standards (IEC-TC114): EL-066 Marine Energy – wave, tidal and other water current converters. The new Marine Energy Mirror Committee is particularly significant, as it marks a first for the Australian ocean energy [...]

2020-07-13T16:20:05+10:0030 June 2020|

NERA Submission and AOEG Response to Offshore Clean Energy Infrastructure Regulatory Framework

On 27 February 2020 Australian Ocean Energy Group sent a response to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in regards to the Offshore clean energy infrastructure regulatory framework. National Energy Resources Australia's (NERA) Pre-Budget Submission (31 January 2020) to the Department of Treasure included support for the Australian OceanEnergy Group. Downloads NERA Federal Treasury [...]

2020-07-18T09:01:30+10:006 March 2020|

AOEG Response to Offshore Clean Energy Infrastructure Regulatory Framework

On 27 February 2020 Australian Ocean Energy Group sent a response to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in regards to the Offshore clean energy infrastructure regulatory framework. Read AOEG's response for full details. Executive Summary As noted in the Annex IV 2016 State of the Science Report: Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable [...]

2020-07-17T08:44:52+10:006 March 2020|

Australian Ocean Energy Market Development Summit

The Australian Ocean Energy Group (AOEG) recently hosted an exclusive Ocean Energy Market Development Summit at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). The primary aim of the Summit was to establish a simultaneous customer-pull and industry-push, in an effort to increase the number of ocean energy development projects across Australia. Download the [...]

2020-07-09T09:43:21+10:0021 December 2019|

Blue Economy CRC New CEO Announced

The Blue Economy CRC has two exciting announcements; it is calling for general projects across its five integrated user-defined research programs, and has nominated a new CEO. Appointment of Dr John Whittington as Inaugural CEO Dr John Whittington The Blue Economy CRC is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr John Whittington as [...]

2020-07-20T14:48:47+10:0021 December 2019|

MAKO Tidal Turbines A New Era in Energy Generation

MAKO Tidal Turbines is one of AOEG’s founding technology members, having joined during our original formation as AMET. Since then, the company has provided continual support throughout our transition to AOEG. Worldwide, millions of people are disadvantaged due to zero or limited access to reliable, cost-effective electricity. MAKO’s ultimate aim is to provide communities with [...]

2020-07-08T20:47:35+10:0015 September 2019|

ABC Interview with Dr. Tom Denniss, Wave Swell Energy in the news

Following our recent profile of Wave Swell Energy, Dr. Tom Denniss has been interviewed by the ABC on his industry-leading proprietary technology and the King Island pilot project. Discussing potential for the commercialisation of wave energy in Australia, his interview expands on exciting initiatives raised in our previous feature.

2020-07-18T09:33:46+10:0015 September 2019|

AUSTEn Tidal Energy Update – Mapping Australia’s Tidal Energy Resource

The AUSTEn tidal energy project is mapping Australia’s tidal energy resource in unprecedented detail – assessing its economic feasibility and ability to contribute to our nation’s energy needs. Co-funded by the ARENA Advancing Renewables Program, this collaborative effort between the Australian Maritime College and research and industry partners will aid our emerging tidal industry [...]

2020-07-09T09:43:21+10:0015 September 2019|

Blue Economy CRC – New Board Members Appointed

Blue Economy CRC (BE-CRC) aims to bring the aquaculture and renewable energy sectors together to address challenges of offshore energy and food production. On July 8, the BE-CRC held its inaugural board meeting, where it appointed the company’s first board. Mr Greg Johannes, Chairperson of the BE-CRC board, spoke to AOEG recently. “I’m passionate about [...]

2020-07-20T15:04:08+10:0015 September 2019|

AOEG Welcomes New University Members – Forming Relationships with Leading Institutions

AOEG is also very excited to announce another two new members; the University of Adelaide (UA) represented by Professor Ben Cazzolato, School of Mechanical Engineering, and the University of Queensland (UQ) represented Remo Cossu, School of Civil Engineering. University of Adelaide (UA) Since 2012, UA has undertaken significant work to benefit Australia’s ocean energy sector. Collaborating [...]

2020-07-08T19:37:03+10:0015 September 2019|

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