The first big solar and big battery storage to be connected to the grid has started providing power to Far North Queensland homes and businesses. On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) provided $17.4 million in funding for the Lakeland Solar and Storage project on the Cape York Peninsula, near … Continue reading First co-located solar and battery connected to grid
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced it has awarded $29.2 million for 20 research projects to propel the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. The funding has been offered to research teams from the University of New South Wales, Australian National University, Monash University and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). … Continue reading ARENA funds $29m worth of research projects
Applications for the International Engagement Program funding round are now open. The Australian Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has provided $5 million to the program to support knowledge sharing about renewable energy technology with researchers and industry leaders around the world. Funding will be awarded to activities that will help create, collect, … Continue reading $5 million government funding for renewables
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $18 million in funding for the $160 million Kennedy Park wind, solar and battery project, based in North Queensland. The 60.5 megawatt (MW) project will consist of 43.2 MW of wind, 15 MW of solar PV, a 2 MW lithium ion battery and a synchronous condenser. On … Continue reading Funding for solar project in Queensland
AGL Energy Limited is building a virtual power plant in Adelaide to service homes and small businesses, in a prototype that could be rolled out nationally.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced the 12 projects that will receive their share of a $92 million grant – which may be the agency’s last round of funding in the face of severe budget cuts.