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How to Apply for Funding

Step 1 - Read the program guidelines
  • About the program

    The Advancing Renewables Program (ARP) is continuously open for applications that address our investment focus areas to:

    1. Optimise the transition to renewable electricity
    2. Commercialise clean hydrogen
    3. Support the transition to low emissions metals


    ARENA wishes to attract and fund projects that align with its Investment Plan.

    Through the Advancing Renewables Program, ARENA is able to fund only those low emissions projects and activities that involve a renewable energy technology or technologies that increase the supply of, or improve the competitiveness of, renewable energy in Australia and have a clear nexus to renewable energy and its enabling technologies.


    Before proceeding to Step 2, read the following documents:

Step 2 - Observe the key dates
  • Complete the assessment

    The Advancing Renewables Program (ARP) is an open, ongoing program which will run until funds are exhausted or otherwise terminated or extended at ARENA’s discretion.

    You may submit an application at any time. Applications will be assessed on a regular basis as driven by pipeline volume.

    You are strongly encouraged to contact ARENA at to discuss your proposal prior to submitting the online application. You can request guidance on your concept via the contact us form and select ‘Funding Applications’.

Step 3 - Prepare your response


Last updated 19 March 2024
Last updated
19 March 2024
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