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Capricorn Power

Our process innovation turns customer's high grade (>300C) waste heat into low cost electricity, using mature, standard power equipment.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded October 2016
  • Employees 0
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website capricornpower.com

Company Summary

We solve pressing customer waste & energy problems by putting organic waste through proven 3rd party equipment to create biochar & use the waste heat to generate up to 3x the electricity of competitors with our patent pending heat engine.

2020 Highlights:
-bioenergy project, securing feedstock, biochar & electricity offtakes, giving pathway to positive op's cash flow by 2021
-1st revenue, with 3 feasibility studies
-MOU with ASX Co.


  • Successful entrepreneur and Angel Investor.
    2013 EEC’s energy efficiency champion
    2015 National Energy Efficiency award winner
    Commercialised www.organicresponse.com
    See LinkedIn profile and/or Project Plan for more details.

  • Mike Hodgkinson - two-time Australian Technologies Award winner, as General Manager completed 3 grid-connected utility scale power generation projects and led team of over 50.
    See LinkedIn and/or Project plan for full details.

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    Chief Technology Officer

    Successful career with CSIRO during which he made major contributions to many large and successful projects and carried out computational studies on physical and industrial processes resulting in 80 Journal and Conference papers. 2002 Member of the Order of Australia for services to mathematics.

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    Chief Engineer

    Founder and co-owner of Austeng, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia in recognition of his background and engineering expertise.

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    Lyn George
    Director, Company Secretary

    Co-owner of Austeng. Over twenty-five years commercial experience. Has an Arts and Law degree with honours from the University of Melbourne.  Currently Vice Chair of Geelong Manufacturing Council.