Wave power

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Wave power harness the energy from ocean waves to generate electricity to provide zero carbon emissions energy.

[edit] Port Fairy wave power

An Australian-designed wave energy project has been deployed, with the completion this week of the 250kW bioWAVE pilot demonstration unit off the Victorian coast near Port Fairy in December 2015.

The $21 million project has been in development by Sydney and US-based company, BioPower Systems, for three years, with $11 million funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and $5 million funding from the Victorian Government.[1][2]


[edit] References

  1. Victoria's first wave power unit deployed in Southern Ocean, Renew Economy
  2. Victoria's first wave power unit fully built, ready for November launchABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


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