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Australian Solar Institute (ASI)
  • Australian Solar Institute

    ASI was established to keep Australia, which was already considered a global leader in solar research, at the forefront of solar innovation. The Australian Government provided ASI with $150 million to invest in activities that aimed to reduce the cost, and increase the competitiveness of, photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies.

    ASI developed a portfolio approaching $450 million in value from the initial $150 million, supporting over 350 solar researchers across more than 120 projects.

  • These included:

    • enabling research that looked for ways to overcome barriers to the market integration and uptake of solar technologies
    • positioning Australian solar research and development for the longer term through investments in research infrastructure and in the skills of the next generation of solar research leaders
    • collaborative research partnerships with the United States and Germany
    • knowledge sharing

    This opportunity has now closed. ARENA is no longer accepting applications.

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