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Golden Software Packages Used to Select Ideal Locations for ‘Blue Energy’

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The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, is using Golden Software's Surfer, Grapher, and Strater packages to pinpoint the ideal offshore locations for placing wave energy devices to generate sustainable electricity. The region's first operational installation, developed by Wave Swell Energy of Melbourne, has been installed off the coast of Tasmania with input from the Queensland researchers.

'Blue Energy' is a promising form of sustainable power that relies on either tidal or wave action to generate electricity, explained Craig Heatherington, a marine geologist in the University's Civil Engineering Department. Read the full story on our Customer Success Page: Full Story

Voxler rendering of a site in Ettrick River on King Island that was ultimately rejected.
 

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