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Apparatus for advanced surface and contact technologies to improving solar cells

The Australian Government today announced $21.5 million funding for 12 cutting edge R&D projects that will keep Australia at the forefront of solar research.

Doomadgee Solar Project

Solar solution for remote community

We’re supporting Ergon Energy to expand its Doomadgee Solar Project and bring more renewable energy to the remote North Queensland Community.

Artist's impression of Moree Solar Farm

Moree Solar Farm gets underway

The 56MW solar plant will create 130 local construction jobs and produce enough electricity to power 15,000 homes when complete.

From left to right: Ray Donald, Mayor, Bogan Shire Council, Ivor Frischknecht, CEO, ARENA, Kevin Humphries, NSW Minister for Far West NSW Land and Water, Brian Stanley, Vice President, First Solar, Mark Coulton, Federal Member for Parkes, Scott Thomas, General Manager, AGL Power Development and Leslie Williams, NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Renewable Energy stand behind Nyngan solar plant’s first panels.

First panels installed at Australia’s biggest solar plant

ARENA, AGL, First Solar, Bogan Shire and the NSW Government celebrated the major milestone in Nyngan, NSW.

ARENA at a glance

Our new infographic is packed with facts about our work to build tomorrow’s energy infrastructure.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) was established by the Australian Government to make renewable energy solutions more affordable and increase the amount of renewable energy used in Australia. We have a budget of approximately $2.5 billion to fund renewable energy projects, support research and development activities, and support activities to capture and share knowledge.

  1. Latest media

    ARENA supporting bright ideas in solar R&D

    The Australian Government today announced $21.5 million funding for 12 cutting edge R&D projects that will keep Australia at the forefront of solar research.

  2. Solar solution for remote community

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $4.6 million for an $11.9 million renewable energy project, set to deliver benefits for a remote Aboriginal community in north-western Queensland.

  3. Off-grid renewable solution moves closer to fruition

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $450,000 funding to support a $1.4 million pilot-scale rollout of an innovative renewable energy solution.

  4. Modelling to unlock the potential of wave energy farms

    ARENA today announced $770,000 funding for Swinburne University of Technology to develop modelling on the performance of wave energy farms.

  5. Moree Solar Farm puts big solar in big sky country

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $101.7 million of support for Moree Solar Farm, which upon completion will be one of the largest solar plants in Australia.