26 June 2013 — Thirty semi-finalists have been chosen for the Australian Cleantech Competition. They also now qualify for the Cleantech Business Accelerator Program.

Two thirds of the thirty companies have technologies that fall into the renewable energy and energy efficiency categories.

The shortlist includes a wide variety of companies including the following:

  • Bombora Wave Power – a wave energy convertor that utilises a sturdy, seabed mounted design and flexible membrane.
  • Commercial Diving Services – a cleaning technology that helps ships travel faster through the water and consume less fuel.
  • DiUS Computing – the ChargeIQ technology is a world-leading home charging solution for plug-in electric vehicles.
  • Specialty Coatings – EnerSheetTM is a large format resin-impregnated fibreglass composite roof sheeting product with embedded thin film solar photovoltaic (PV) material.

The winner of the overall competition and the five sector awards will be announced on 2 October.