Australian Renewable Energy Agency


ARENA was established to make renewable energy solutions more affordable and increase the amount of renewable energy used in Australia.

  1. Latest news

    ARENA supports another solar world record

    A new solar cell configuration developed by engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has pushed sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency to 34.5% – establishing a new world record for unfocussed sunlight.

  2. Clever cloud tracker enters the market

    An advanced cloud tracking system that enables cheaper renewable energy by forecasting the power output of solar photovoltaic (PV) plants has entered the Australian market.

  3. Share your thoughts on ‘life cycle assessment’

    We are establishing a national life cycle assessment (LCA) approach for ARENA-supported bioenergy (including biofuel) projects.

  4. Renewables for industrial processes

    Renewable energy technologies can provide alternatives to fossil fuels for industrial applications in many sectors including pulp, paper, dairy, food and beverage manufacturing, meat processing, fabric, textiles and alumina.