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Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Our purpose is to improve the competitiveness of renewable energy technologies and increase the supply of renewable energy through innovation that benefits Australian consumers and businesses.

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Blog: All-electric, self sustaining homes for suburban Sydney

New homes that produce more energy than they consume will be built at a development in Sydney’s south-west.

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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

Tesla Virtual Power Plant

Battery storage iconWith the support of the South Australian Government, Tesla and electricity retailer Energy Locals are developing South Australia’s Virtual Power Plant (VPP).

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Battery storage

Alice Springs Future Grid Project

Solar PV iconThe Alice Springs Future Grid project will focus on addressing barriers to further renewable energy penetration in the local electricity network.

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Solar PV R&D

Realising Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Services

Electric vehicles iconThe project seeks to unlock the full economic and grid benefits of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) services in Australia.

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Electric vehicles

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.

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Knowledge Bank

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.

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A-Lab

A-Lab is our innovation lab. Through this we aim to create cross-sector partnerships and world-first projects to transition Australia to clean energy.

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Distributed Energy Integration Program

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.

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