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Submission + - New wave of ocean energy to be trialed off the coa (gizmag.com)

cylonlover writes: The researchers at Australia's BioPower Systems evidently looked at kelp, and thought, "what if we could use that swaying action to generate power?" The result was their envisioned bioWAVE system, which could soon become a reality, thanks to a just-announced AUD$5 million (US$5.1 million) grant from the Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources that will go towards an AUD$14 million (US$14,365,000) four-year pilot demonstration unit, to be installed at a grid-connected site near Port Fairy, Victoria.
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New wave of ocean energy to be trialed off the coa

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