Eco Innovation

No 6. November 2012

Tidal Energy Project for Darwin
Elemental Energy Technologies (EET) and Tenax Energy Pty Ltd are to install and trial an EET SeaUrchin device in Darwin's Tropical Tidal Energy Testing Centre (T3C). The project will establish a 2 MW pilot plant and a Research and Tropical Tidal Testing Centre, giving Darwin a start to a tidal energy industry. Read More

Natural Insecticide Developer to Raise $2 Million
A company that is commercializing a lethal insecticide from a natural Australian compound is raising $2 million and has been accepted for listing on the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB). Read More

SunPower Invests in Diamond Energy
Renewable electricity retailer Diamond Energy has received a capital injection from solar energy giant Sunpower. The amount of capital was not disclosed but Sunpower now holds 42 per cent of Diamond Energy and an option to increase this. It also gets a board seat. Read More

Oceanlinx Prepares Wave Energy Project for South Australia
Oceanlinx is in the process of gaining consents for the world's first 1 MW Wave Energy Converter, to be located at Port Macdonnell in South Australia, and expects manufacture of the main unit to begin at the start of 2013. Read More

A Route to Market for Sustainable Food Oils
Qponics Ltd says it has secured a route to market for its Australian made organic and vegetarian omega 3 oils through Melbourne based Nutrition Care Pharmaceuticals (NCP). Read More

Atlantis Completes Tidal Energy Tests
Atlantis Resources Corporation has completed the testing of its tidal energy turbine at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in the UK. Read More

Bio Synthetic Gas Company Raises $0.5 Million
Bio synthetic gas developer BioSyngas Pty Ltd has raised $500,000 to progress its Bomen Project at Wagga Wagga in NSW. Read More

BioPower to Begin Making Wave Energy Pilot
BioPower Systems expects to begin fabricating the structure of its grid connected 250 kW bioWAVE pilot wave energy generator before the end of this year. Read More

EnLighten Australia Wins Trip To USA
A low cost LED light that provides energy savings of up to 93 per cent won the 2012 Australian Clean Technologies Competition. The competition attracted over 100 entries. Read More

Award for Environmentally Safe Building Products Entrepreneur
The director of a Queensland developer of environmentally friendly building renders and paints won the 'Business Entrepreneur' title at the inaugural national '100 Women of Influence' Awards. Read More

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