Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)


  • Monash explores energy storage market design


    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $495,000 in funding to the Grid Innovation Hub at the Monash Energy Institute to conduct a desktop study exploring the integration of storage into energy markets, with an aim to design efficient incentives for storage operators to enable clearer investment signals for storage. 

    August 1, 2022 0 comment

  • ARENA funds AGL’s Broken Hill battery storage system

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    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $14.84 million in funding to AGL to build a 50 MW/50 MWh lithium-ion large scale battery storage system with grid forming capabilities in Broken Hill, NSW. 

    April 20, 2022 0 comment

  • Electricity network operators get smart about EV charging


    Electric vehicle drivers in Victoria, Tasmania and the ACT are participating in a smart charger trial looking at how home fast charging technology can potentially reduce their energy costs and manage the additional demands on the electricity grid during peak times. 

    April 4, 2022 0 comment

  • Australia-Germany HyGATE Initiative funding round now open


    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has opened its funding round for the German-Australian Hydrogen Innovation and Technology Incubator (HyGATE) to support real-world pilot, trial and demonstration projects along the hydrogen supply chain. 

    March 11, 2022 0 comment

  • eleXsys could increase distributed energy in low voltage networks


    An invention by Brisbane company, eleXsys Energy, could reduce the need for costly distribution grid infrastructure by helping home solar and batteries better penetrate low voltage areas. 

    February 17, 2022 0 comment

  • Solar 30 30 30: Funding ultra-low cost solar technology

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    Up to $40 million is being made available through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support R&D around solar PV technology, advancing the federal government’s priority to deliver ultra-low cost solar for Australia.

    January 14, 2022 0 comment

  • New electrolyser aims to reduce emissions in heavy transport


    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has conditionally approved $3.02 million in funding to Ark Energy H2 Pty Ltd, to deploy a 1MW electrolyser with storage and refuelling infrastructure to fuel five new 140 tonne rated fuel cell electric trucks with renewable hydrogen.  

    November 9, 2021 0 comment

  • ETI receives $2 million to decarbonise industry supply chains


    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $2 million for ClimateWorks Australia, a non-profit decarbonisation advisory, to accelerate the development and deployment of low emissions technologies. 

    July 20, 2021 0 comment