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Tag: "ARENA"

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Latrobe Valley dairy farms to share energy via blockchain micro-grid

Latrobe Valley dairy farms to share energy via blockchain micro-grid

First blockchain virtual micro-grid in Australia will use solar and storage to allow 200 dairy farms, 100 households and 20 businesses to share energy.

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Diesel-busting portable solar technology wins ARENA backing

Diesel-busting portable solar technology wins ARENA backing

ARENA awards $289,725 for Canberra company to design, manufacture and test its rapidly redeployable Container Roll Out Solar System.

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Tasmania tapped for second trial of wind farm's ability to stabilise grid

Tasmania tapped for second trial of wind farm’s ability to stabilise grid

A second ARENA-backed trial of wind farms’ ability to provide frequency control ancillary services to be conducted in Tasmania.

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W.A.'s largest solar farm - Emu Downs - opens for business

W.A.’s largest solar farm – Emu Downs – opens for business

APA completes largest solar farm in West Australia, and first in that state to be co-located with a wind farm.

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Frischknecht to step down as head of ARENA

Frischknecht to step down as head of ARENA

Founding CEO Ivor Frischknecht to step down as head of Australian Renewable Energy Agency, the key player in Australia’s renewable energy innovation.

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NSW smart pool pilot wins $2.5m ARENA grant

NSW smart pool pilot wins $2.5m ARENA grant

ARENA backs NSW start-up pilot to pool Australia’s backyard pools: slashing their share of household energy consumption and making them work for the grid.

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ARENA backs app to help fast-charge EV uptake

ARENA backs app to help fast-charge EV uptake

ARENA backs research that will model the influence of rooftop solar, home batteries and electricity tariffs on a decision to buy EVs.

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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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ARENA gives perovskite solar tech a push, with $6m Greatcell grant

ARENA gives perovskite solar tech a push, with $6m Greatcell grant

Commercial development of cheap, printable, Australian made perovskite solar cells boosted with $6m ARENA grant to Greatcell Solar.

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Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for renewable-based micro-grid trials that will reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

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Will Tasmania be the ‘battery of the nation’?

Will Tasmania be the ‘battery of the nation’?

Tasmania itself doesn’t need more centralised energy storage. Tasmania’s problem is lack of renewable generation.