Australian Renewable Energy Agency

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) was established by the Australian Government on 1 July 2012 to support the global transition to net zero emissions by accelerating the pace of pre-commercial innovation, to the benefit of Australian consumers, businesses and workers.

See below for the Latest ARENA News, Analysis, Profit Results, Share Price Information, and Commentary. 

AGL breaks ground for 50MW grid-scale battery

It is expected to start operations by mid-2023.

AGL breaks ground for 50MW grid-scale battery

It is expected to start operations by mid-2023.

Australian Government expands ARENA 2022-23 federal budget

This will include A$146.1m for the decarbonisation of the road transport sector.

Australian gov’t grants A$1.5m fund for offshore wind project development

The project will provide energy to the Portland Aluminium Smelter.

New climate change laws in Australia enters into force

This includes the Climate Change Act 2022 and the Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Act 2022.

Australia to provide funding for hybrid solar, heat pump system demonstration

This will be used at a commercial poultry broiler facility.

ARENA mandate expanded to cover energy efficiency, electrification

Energy efficiency and electrification will help in emissions reduction.

Australian university receives funding for grid connection platform dev’t

The platform will speed up the integration of RE projects to the grid.

Australian gov’t grants $6.6m funding to Edify for 25MW battery project

This will enable Edify to ram up the project to 150MW/300MWh.

Over $3.7b battery storage projects compete for ARENA funding

ARENA has invited 12 projects to apply for $100m funding. 

Australian PV researchers get $31.1m gov’t funding

This will enable them to extend their solar research activities to 2030.

ARENA grants $14m funding for AGL’s Broken Hill battery project

This will help fund the 50MW/50MWh lithium-ion large scale battery storage.

ARENA opens funding round for German-Australian hydrogen initiative

Australia and Germany committed  $36.6m (A$50m) and $55.2m (EU50m), respectively.