Renewables for industryProject Advancing Renewables in the Manufacturing Sector
This report discusses the key findings from the Advancing Renewables in the Manufacturing Sector project, including potential energy productivity gains to the Australian manufacturing sector and areas considered most worthwhile for further investigation.
In 2020-21, Shell Energy undertook the Advancing Renewables in Manufacturing Project with funding from ARENA, the Queensland State Government and Australian Industry Group (AiG). The aim of the Project was to develop a web-based, digital, education platform that shared data, analysis and insights generated from energy assessments at twenty manufacturing sites in Queensland, to help overcome investment barriers that exist for the uptake of renewable energy and energy productivity improvement initiatives in the manufacturing sector. A focus of the Project was to identify opportunities to electrify gas-based processes in the sector. The Project also aimed to build support to catalyse further action within the Queensland manufacturing sector.