"Albany is like a hotspot for wave energy internationally, which means we can attract a suite of different technologies from different industry developers." Dr Weibke Ebeling from Wave Energy Research Centre... Read MoreRead Less
On Friday, we officially launched the M4 Project - a new collaboration between The UWA Oceans Institute, the WA Government and the Blue Economy CRC to construct, deploy and evaluate a Wave Energy demonstrator in King George Sound, Albany, as a potential renewable energy solution for aquaculture. Thank you to all partners and stakeholders who attended this event! ... Read MoreRead Less
The project will prove up the wave suitability of King George Sound for smaller, floating wave energy devices for use by local industry - with a focus on renewable micro grid options for the rapidly-growing Great Southern aquaculture industry.
Importantly, the project will support Great Southern businesses, with more than 80 per cent of the Government contribution to the project being reinvested locally.
This Albany Wave Energy Demonstration proposal reinforces Albany and Western Australia as a leading research hub and test location as this important technology continues to emerge. ... Read MoreRead Less
Great Southern Marine Research Facility thanks our supporters
We wish to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land that Great Southern Marine Research Facility stands upon, the Minang Noongar people. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this region.