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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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Rewired podcast: Solar pioneer breaks down his game-changing invention

RayGen founder Dr John Lasich has helped to take solar from “witchcraft or alchemy” into the cheapest form of energy generation in history.

  • Seek Funding icon Seek Funding

    We fund projects that can help accelerate renewable energy in Australia.

  • Explore Projects icon Explore Projects

    Our projects span from early stage research in the lab, to demonstration projects in the field.

  • Gain Knowledge icon Gain Knowledge

    Our Knowledge Bank provides information and insights into the renewable energy industry.

Renewable energy projects

Future Fuels Fund Revved up to Provide EV Charging Nationally

EV iconWe 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.

Electric vehicles

Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative Delivery Stage Project

EV iconThe project aims to accelerate action by Australian industry towards net zero emissions in hard-to-abate sectors by 2050.

Renewables for industry

Brimbank City Council Leisure Centre Replacement

DER iconThe Brimbank Health and Wellbeing Hub will be a carbon neutral, renewable energy powered leisure and aquatic centre.

Renewables in buildings

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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Technology Explainers

Our explainers provide an insight in to the range of renewable energy technologies we fund.

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  • Electric Vehicles

    people iconAfter a cautious start, Australians are buying electric vehicles in growing numbers as manufacturers release more models to the Australian market.

  • Virtual Power Plants (VPP)

    people iconThousands of household solar and battery installations are being aggregated into virtual power plants to help stabilise the electricity grid.

  • Big Batteries

    people iconMassive batteries are helping to keep the grid stable as more renewable generation comes online.

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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  • DEIP Access and Pricing Workstream

    people iconThe 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.

  • DEIP Dynamic Operating Envelopes Workstream

    people iconThe Distributed Energy Integration Program is exploring the value that dynamic operating envelopes could offer to the energy transition.

  • DEIP Electric Vehicle Workstream

    people iconThe Electric Vehicle Grid Integration Workstream is considering how a growing number of electric vehicles can best be integrated into Australia’s electricity system.

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