News & Announcements

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|

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|

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|

Building Cluster Success – Insights from Europe

TCI-Network Oceania, in partnership with Economic Development Australia, recently hosted a special luncheon opportunity to hear from celebrated Cluster Manager Bianca Dragomir. As CEO of the Avaesen Cluster (the Valencian Cleantech Cluster) Ms. Dragomir is passionate about building fresh, bold and entrepreneurship-driven ecosystems across Europe – inspiring leaders to generate clean technology around the world. [...]

2020-07-09T09:43:54+10:0025 June 2019|

Ocean Energy Systems (OES)

Ocean Energy Systems (OES) is an intergovernmental collaboration between more than twenty countries, operating under a framework established by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Australia joined as a member in May 2018. OES’s key education and research programs aim to accelerate the viability, uptake and acceptance of ocean energy systems in an environmentally acceptable way. [...]

2020-07-09T09:43:21+10:002 April 2019|

From AMET to AOEG – Our Transition Explained

Formed by a group of wave and tidal technology developers at the first Australian Ocean Energy Conference in 2016, the Australian Marine Energy Taskforce (AMET) vowed to speak for the ocean energy industry in one united voice, working to accelerate commercialisation of the ocean energy industry. It was in early 2018 that AMET realised it [...]

2020-07-08T19:39:57+10:008 March 2019|

Industry Stakeholder – Integrated Marine Observing System – (IMOS)

The Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is a collaborative, national research infrastructure funded by the Australian Government. Undertaking systematic and sustained observation of Australia’s marine estate, the IMOS makes all data openly available for science and research purposes. Its observations of surface waves, currents, and other ocean properties relate directly to the ocean energy industry, [...]

2020-07-08T19:40:18+10:008 March 2019|

Industry Stakeholder – Advanced Composite Structures Australia – (ACS-A)

Engineering company Advanced Composite Structures Australia (ACS-A) specialises in the development of technology and products associated with advanced FRP composites. They have recently worked on several renewable energy projects, including concept development of composite components for offshore energy applications. As a proactive supporter and bid participant of the Blue Economy CRC, ACS-A’s General Manager was [...]

2020-07-08T19:40:31+10:008 March 2019|

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