Australia announces $40m to drive ultra low cost solar energy

Research projects that align with the Solar 30 30 30 target of 30% module efficiency and 30 cents per installed watt at utility scale by 2030 will be supported

Australia launches $50m fund to ramp up microgrid projects

The Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Programme (RAMPP) aims to improve the resilience and reliability of electricity supply and demonstrate solutions to the barriers faced when deploying the technology

Could hydrogen bring us one step closer to green aluminium?

Mining group Rio Tinto has partnered with ARENA to explore whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions

Australia injects AUD$103m into commercial-scale hydrogen projects

Projects that will benefit from this round of funding aim to build large electrolysers

Old EV batteries secure energy storage second life

The Australian Government has backed innovative battery technology with AUD$1.4 million

More than AUD$3bn of renewable hydrogen projects compete for funding from ARENA

Through the funding round, the independent agency aims to help fast-track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia

Solar project with thermal hydro storage lands in Australia

Melbourne based start-up RayGen has secured AUD$3 million to facilitate a research study into the technology

‘World’s first’ project to turn biogas from sewage into hydrogen

Hazer is seeking to build a 100-tonne per annum facility in Australia by December 2020

Lightweight and flexible solar panels power up Australian Maritime Museum

The Wharf 7 Maritime Heritage Centre building in Darling Harbour could not use conventional solar panels due to its weight constraints and heritage status

Australia invests $9.4m in short term solar and wind energy forecasting

The trial aims to provide valuable information to the market on delivering forecasts on a five-minute basis