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Alcoa to Investigate Low Emissions Alumina: ARENA

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $11.3 million in funding to Alcoa of Australia Limited (Alcoa) to demonstrate technology that can electrify the production of steam in its alumina refining process using renewable energy. Australia is the world’s largest exporter of bauxite and one of the largest […]

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ARENA to Support BP Study to Scale Renewable Hydrogen in Australia

ARENA has announced AUD 1.71 million in funding to BP Australia to assess the feasibility of building a renewable hydrogen facility in Western Australia. On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced AUD 1.71 million in funding to BP Australia Pty Ltd (BP Australia) to assess the feasibility of […]

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Mining Operations in Australia to be Powered by Renewable Energy

Western Australia’s Pilbara region will be the first major iron ore mining operation in Australia to be run entirely off renewable energy during the day. Western Australia’s Pilbara region is set to be home to the first major iron ore mining operation in Australia to be run entirely off renewable energy during the day. On […]

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ARENA Finances Project to Examine Viability of Using RE in Metal Production

ARENA is funding Element 25’s project to examine the viability of producing metals using renewable energy sourced from wind and solar farms. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), on behalf of the Australian government has granted $490,000 in funding to mining and metals company Element 25 Limited (E25) to examine the viability of using renewable […]

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Vestas and Utopus Insights to Pilot Energy Forecasting Solutions For RE Plants in Australia

The pilot program will aim to improve the energy system stability and increasing the potential revenue generation for customers. With the increasing amount of renewable energy in the system, grid operators must address the challenge of balancing supply and demand from intermittent energy generation. One way of meeting this challenge is to use advanced forecasting […]

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Distributed Energy Projects Awarded $9.6 Mn by ARENA

These 12 projects and studies are expected to help in maximising the potential benefits of DER technologies owned by households and businesses. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), on behalf of the Australian Government has awarded $ 9.6 million in funding to 12 projects and studies to further integrate distributed energy resources (DER) into the […]

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University of New South Wales To Use 100 Percent Solar Energy

UNSW Sydney declared a tripartite plan with contract accomplices Maoneng Australia (Maoneng) and Origin Energy (Origin) for an offsite Solar PV Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (Solar PPA). In what is claimed to be a first for any college, University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has inked a 15-year agreement to get 100 percent […]

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Foresight Solar Fund Signs Contract for Acquisition with Canadian Solar

Foresight Solar Fund will acquire three construction stage assets in Queensland, Australia, representing 117MW of peak capacity once installed. Foresight Solar Fund Limited has entered into binding contracts with Canadian Solar to acquire three construction stage assets in Queensland, Australia, representing 117MW of peak capacity once installed. The assets are Longreach Solar Farm (17 MW), […]

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First Funding agreement signed for ARENA’s program to accelerate the rollout of big solar projects

Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s program to drive down the cost and accelerate the rollout of big solar projects has just seen the first funding agreement signed. The new agreement commits up to $8.9 million of ARENA funding towards Genex’s $126 million Kidston Solar Project in North Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht said the Kidston project was […]

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