Australian Renewable Energy Agency
Our purpose is to support the global transition to net zero emissions by accelerating the pace of pre-commercial innovation, to the benefit of Australian consumers, businesses and workers.Read more about ARENA
As ARENA launches a new investment plan, CEO Darren Miller joins us to explain how renewables could soon shake up the heaviest of heavy industries.
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We fund projects that can help accelerate renewable energy in Australia.
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Our projects span from early stage research in the lab, to demonstration projects in the field.
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Our Knowledge Bank provides information and insights into the renewable energy industry.
Renewable energy projects
We announced funding to 5 applicants to expand Australia’s fast charging network for battery electric vehicles, in Round One of the Government’s Future Fuels Fund.
The project aims to accelerate action by Australian industry towards net zero emissions in hard-to-abate sectors by 2050.
The Brimbank Health and Wellbeing Hub will be a carbon neutral, renewable energy powered leisure and aquatic centre.
Knowledge and Innovation
Empowering energy experts
Our role is to connect investment, knowledge and people to deliver energy innovation. Since 2012, we have been a major player in building the foundation of the renewable energy ecosystem in Australia.
Our Knowledge Bank is an open-source library of renewable energy reports, studies and tools that provide guidance and learning to benefit future renewable energy projects.Learn more
This edition showcases customer insights from our distributed energy portfolio.
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This is the eighth annual Advanced Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP) report, with activities supported by ARENA.
On 5 August 2021, ARENA hosted an Insights Webinar on Electric Vehicle Ultra-Fast Charging. The webinar included a presentation from Energeia, providing insights from ultra-fast charging data.
Introducing the last 3 seasons of our ReWired podcastsLearn more
Distributed Energy Integration Program (DEIP) is a collaboration of government agencies, market authorities, industry and consumer associations aimed at maximising the value of customers’ distributed energy resources.Learn more
The DEIP Access and Pricing Workstream examined how network regulations could evolve to address emerging challenges and optimise opportunities from distributed energy for the benefit of all energy users.
The Distributed Energy Integration Program is exploring the value that dynamic operating envelopes could offer to the energy transition.
The Electric Vehicle Grid Integration Workstream is considering how a growing number of electric vehicles can best be integrated into Australia’s electricity system.