Navigation Links
BioPower Systems Awarded $5 Million from Victorian Government
Date:11/30/2011

SYDNEY, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), today announced that the Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, the Hon. Michael O'Brien MP, has awarded the company conditional funding support of $5 million under the Sustainable Energy Pilot Demonstration Program.

The funding will be applied towards the $14 million pilot demonstration of the company's 250kW bioWAVE ocean wave energy system at a grid-connected site near Port Fairy, Victoria.

"In developing the bioWAVE technology we set out to address the many issues that have bedeviled most wave energy technologies," said CEO, Dr Timothy Finnigan. Inspired by the motion of large sea plants under wave action, and conscious of the costs and difficulties of doing development work in the ocean, BPS took the unusual step of spending five years performing multiple on land tests at increasing scale prior to ocean deployment. The most critical component has been tested at full scale at its factory in Mascot NSW (Sydney).

"We are now ready for the ultimate test – installing the bioWAVE in high energy 30-metre deep ocean waters. We have to raise another $3.6 million to complete the project funding, and given our results to date we are confident of achieving this in the coming months. The technology has been positively assessed by more than a dozen independent reviewers," said Dr Finnigan.

The unique bioWAVE differs from other wave technologies in three critical ways.

Firstly, it is designed to generate grid compatible electricity 'in situ' and hence is connected to the shore via a sub sea electrical cable only. This gives good flexibility on locating the plant, opening up access to greater energy resources, while always transmitting the energy to shore efficiently as high voltage electricity.

Secondly, during extreme wave conditions it will automatically assume a "safe" position lying flat against the seabed. This reduces the struc
'/>"/>

SOURCE BioPower Systems
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Releases Novel, PCT-dependent Sample Preparation Kit for Systems Biology Studies
2. North Dakota Pharmacists and Medication Management Systems Partner to Deliver Quality MTM Services to Patients With Diabetes
3. Avantis Medical Systems, Inc. Announces Key Leadership Appointments
4. Brain Cancer Patients at Two Leading Hospitals Treated Using Fast and Efficient RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems
5. ESA Receives 2008 Frost & Sullivan North American Technology Innovation Award for Development of Integrated Metabolomics Systems
6. Plexus Systems, Inc. to Exhibit at BIOMEDevice Medical Technology Conference
7. Environmental Tectonics Corporations Sterilization Systems Group Announces New Contracts
8. Online Systems Engineering Master's Program Attracts Engineers from Fortune 500 Firms
9. PLC Systems Receives Delisting Notice From American Stock Exchange
10. Varian Medical Systems Exhibits a New Version of RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology and Other Products for Fast, Precise Cancer Treatment
11. Fujitsu PalmSecure and HT Systems PatientSecure Selected by BayCare Health System to Protect Patient Confidentiality and Prevent Medical Identity Theft
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... R Promotional Offer to their comprehensive portfolio of ... Offer allows customers to purchase a Centrifuge 5424/5424 R ... Pipette Bundle of either Eppendorf Research plus or Eppendorf ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Dr. Greg Leyer of ... annual Scripps Natural Supplements Pre-Conference seminar on probiotics in San ... an annual continuing education conference for health care professionals. This ... the topic of probiotics in health. Dr. Leyer spoke about ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Selexis SA, a serial innovation company ... (RCBs) used for drug discovery to commercial manufacturing, announced ... Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data packages. The NGS ... by ensuring the integrity of the gene, validation of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jersey , 22 de enero de 2015  El Dr. ... hoy su llamada a nominaciones para 2015. Este prestigioso ... hecho, o tiene el potencial para hacer, contribuciones destacadas ... se aceptarán hasta el 15 de marzo de 2015 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Eppendorf Announces Promotional Bundle Which Includes: Eppendorf Centrifuge 5424, 3-Pack of Pipettes, and Tips - Available Now at Pipette.com 2Selexis Generated Research Cell Banks Now Fully Sequenced Using Next-Generation Sequencing 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 3El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 4
... Therapeutics, Inc.,(CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced that ... Providers Act of 2008, which,includes an 18-month extension ... Zevalin(R) (Ibritumomab Tiuxetan), overriding,President Bush,s veto., The ... of Representatives on,June 24, 2008 and by the ...
... New Ground in the ... Treatment of Stuttering, ... Institute (HCRI), a non-profit research and,clinical center ( http://www.stuttering.org ... developed a new stuttering,therapy with advanced behavioral, electronic and computer ...
... 22, 2008 at 11:00 am EASTERN, DUBLIN, Ireland, ... a leading developer and manufacturer of diagnostic products,for the ... the second quarter of fiscal year 2008 on Tuesday,July ... for that same,day, Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at 11:00am ...
Cached Biology Technology:18-Month Extension of Reimbursement Rates for Radioimmunotherapies Becomes Law After Congressional Override of Presidential Veto 218-Month Extension of Reimbursement Rates for Radioimmunotherapies Becomes Law After Congressional Override of Presidential Veto 3Video: New, Advanced Therapy Program Helps People Who Stutter Acquire Fluent Speech 2Video: New, Advanced Therapy Program Helps People Who Stutter Acquire Fluent Speech 3Trinity Biotech plc to Announce Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results on July 22, 2008 2
(Date:12/11/2014)... blood pressure plays a role in human health has been ... for high blood pressure – was first described as a ... used in measuring blood pressure was invented in 1896. ... its triggers and its effects. In fact, recent findings have ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Dec. 9, 2014  Valencell, a leader in performance biometric ... staggering demand from its licensees for highly accurate, clinically ... not solely coming from fitness and health sectors, but ... "A wearable is only as useful as the biometric ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xclcvw/biometrics_market ) has ... Japan 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... of biometrics and smart cards for projects such as ... one of the major trends witnessed in the market. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018: Key Vendors are DDS, Fujitsu, Hitachi and NEC 2
... Va.Coinciding with the observance of Nuclear Medicine Week (October ... (October), SNM released today a new fact sheet highlighting ... improving the ways in which breast cancer is diagnosed ... effective, safe and painless imaging tool for diagnosing and ...
... a study in mice has found that inactivating a ... increase energy expenditure and help lower diet-induced obesity. These ... might lead to some new roads in weight-loss ... to continually "burn fat" in order to maintain body ...
... of spring: a swarm of bees on the move. But how ... of the community know the way remains a mystery. Curious to ... homes, Tom Seeley, a neurobiologist from Cornell University, and engineers Kevin ... to find out how swarms are guided to their new home ...
Cached Biology News:SNM releases new fact sheet on breast cancer and molecular imaging 2Making metabolism more inefficient can reduce obesity 2Bee swarms follow high-speed 'streaker' bees to find a new nest 2
... Immunogen : Fusion protein corresponding ... of human Mi-2 Formulation: 0.7M ... 0.035% sodium azide, containing 30% ... by immunoblot on Hela nuclear ...
Rabbit polyclonal to Retinoic Acid Receptor beta 2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 5915...
Anti-Src-Like Adaptor Protein-2 AVOID FREEZE/THAW CYCLES. Recognizes the ~25 and ~28 kDa forms SLAP-2....
Rabbit polyclonal antibody to NCOA2 [Agarose Immobilized]...
Biology Products: