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Goulburn abattoir powering itself using bioenergy

Goulburn abattoir powering itself using bioenergy

A Goulburn abattoir has teamed up with a Queensland energy provider to turn its waste into energy, thanks to funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

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ARENA launches $12.5 million distributed energy resources funding initiative

ARENA launches $12.5 million distributed energy resources funding initiative

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced a $12.5 million funding initiative for pilot projects and studies to integrate distributed energy resources (DER) into the electricity system.

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South Australia’s Iron Duchess mine could be given new life as 90MW pumped hydro plant

South Australia’s Iron Duchess mine could be given new life as 90MW pumped hydro plant

The $1.7 million project will investigate if the existing mine pit of “Iron Duchess North” could be utilised as a lower reservoir for a PHES plant creating an estimated capacity of 90 MW and 390 MWh of storage.

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South Australia’s Cultana Seawater Pumped Hydro plant reaches next phase

South Australia’s Cultana Seawater Pumped Hydro plant reaches next phase

On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has announced an additional $500,000 in funding to EnergyAustralia for the next stage of the 225 MW Cultana seawater pumped hydro plant in South Australia.

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ARENA provides $29m funding boost for world-leading solar PV research

ARENA provides $29m funding boost for world-leading solar PV research

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced it has awarded $29.2 million for 20 research projects to propel the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.

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Hunter Valley biofuel facility to advance ethanol production

Hunter Valley biofuel facility to advance ethanol production

As part of a $48 million project, Ethtec aims to construct a $30 million purpose built pilot-scale facility based in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales.

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Unlocking the potential of Australia’s tidal energy

Unlocking the potential of Australia’s tidal energy

Australia’s tidal energy resource will be mapped in unprecedented detail in a new study funded by the Commonwealth Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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ARENA & AEMO demand response competitive funding round: Reserve limits for NSW

ARENA & AEMO demand response competitive funding round: Reserve limits for NSW

Changes to maximum allowable reserves for NSW

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Kidston ground-breaking shows bright future for Aussie solar

Kidston ground-breaking shows bright future for Aussie solar

First of six Queensland solar farms to be funded through ARENA’s competitive large-scale solar round now underway.

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Accelerating the shift to a vibrant Australian biofuels industry

Accelerating the shift to a vibrant Australian biofuels industry

Australia’s first advanced green fuels laboratory has opened its doors in regional Queensland, thanks to support from the ARENA.