Information about: Deep-sea, Ocean Energy Bionics:

BioPower Systems is rising and developing an innovative ocean energy technology in Australia that will utilize bionics to imitate natural systems in sequence to make and produce energy. Both bio-stream and bio-wave technologies use biomimicry, which refers to the alteration and adaptation of biological behavior in engineered systems. BioPower Systems has derivative a lot of of the useful traits from natural systems in the growth of the latest ocean energy adaptation systems. The company is researching this new technology for application. Laboratory assessment has been accomplished in 2007, and complete ocean-based prototypes have been tested in 2008. Commercial units are anticipated to attain the market by the end of 2009.

Ocean energy Bionics 

Tidal Power:

The momentum systems of Thunniform mode swimming species for instance shark, tuna, and mackerel have been optimized by natural collection and are known to be up to 90% well-organized at converting body energy into propulsive force. The bio-stream tidal energy conversion system is a set and fixed device in a moving stream, impersonate the form and motion of natural species. The propulsion method is reversed and the energy in the passing flow is used to force the device motion against the resisting torque of the O-DRIVE electrical generator. Because of the particular point of rotation, this appliance can line up with the flow in any direction, and can believe a streamlined configuration to keep away from excess loading in severe conditions. Systems are being developed for 500kW, 1000kW and 2000kW capacities to equal conditions in different locations.

Wave Power:

The bio-wave is a wave energy adaptation system based on the influential motion of sea plants in the existence of ocean waves. The hydrodynamic communication and interaction of the blades with the swing flow field is designed for maximum energy absorption over the complete water deepness. The bio-wave incarcerates a extensive swath of occurrence wave energy without using a large rigid configuration, and continually self-orients with the wave course. For safety, the system is planned to finish operating and lie flat against the sub aquatic during severe and stormy wave conditions. Instead of resisting the forces of the deep-sea, the bio-wave moves with the wave forces and thus converts energy constantly without needs a profound and expensive engineered formation.

O-DRIVE Generator:

The bio-wave and bio-stream systems both alter ocean energy to mechanical energy via fluctuation about a single axis. BioPower Systems has developed a sole electrical generator unit to convert the low-speed large-torque oscillations to AC power. This unit is modular, self-contained, and simply detached and recovers for uncommon servicing. The O-DRIVE combines a simple single-stage give in return gear method with a direct-drive harmonized permanent magnet generator and high-inertia flywheel, consequential in continuous release of smooth AC power.

System Benefits:

  • Independent, unmanned, low insurance and fixed cost.
  • Easy two-part installation needs no particular tools or vessel.
  • Machine lies flat against seabed during severe situation, permit for low design load tolerances.
  • Environmentally kind.


  • Zero illustration impact.
  • Small marks and smallest seabed interruption.
  • Slow, natural movements, silent operation, and no harm to sea life.
  • No considerable alteration to natural currents, salinity or turbidity.
  • No spreading of any pollutants or foreign materials into the environment.
  • High Performance.


  • Continuously self-orienting to line up with direction of wave proliferation.
  • Large flounce area to maximize power detain (up to 2MW per unit).
  • Direct-drive power adaptation.
  • Hydro energetically optimized.
  • Naturally modified for survival.

The Company:

BioPower Systems is a renewable energy company based out of Australia. It was founded by Dr. Timothy Finnigan, a marine engineer at the University of Sydney and ex- Technical Director of Energetech Australia. The company utilizes bionics to commercialize award-winning biomimetic deep-sea energy conversion technologies. Like wind and solar energy, ocean energy has potential to produce into a billion-dollar industry. BioPower Systems is in a sole position to incarcerate important segments of both the wave energy and tidal energy markets. Whereas these markets have up till now to be entirely distinct, there are many indicators of the prospective and potential for fast market development subsequent preamble of profit-making know-how or technologies.


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One Response to Information about: Deep-sea, Ocean Energy Bionics:

  1. SYED AHMAD says:

    Pakistan needs alternate energy. Ocean Energy seems to be an easy source as we have an Ocean,. I need detailed information as to which Consultant or Company can assist Pakistan in this respect.


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