Tag: ARENA

ARENA announces $79.7M in funding for renewable hydrogen projects

ARENA announces $79.7M in funding for renewable hydrogen projects

May 12, 2021 |

In Australia, on behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced that it has conditionally approved A$103.3 million towards three commercial-scale renewable hydrogen projects, as part of its Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round. The three successful projects are: • Engie Renewables Australia Pty Ltd (Engie): ARENA will provide up to […]

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ARENA provides funding to Renergi waste-to-energy project

ARENA provides funding to Renergi waste-to-energy project

January 28, 2021 |

In Australia, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced A$3.9 million in funding to Renergi Pty Ltd (Renergi) for the development of the next phase of Renergi’s energy from waste technology in Collie, Western Australia. The A$9.4 million demonstration plant is being developed by Renergi in partnership with the Shire of Collie and with A$2 […]

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Sydney Water to demo injection of upgraded biomethane from wastewater into gas network

Sydney Water to demo injection of upgraded biomethane from wastewater into gas network

November 23, 2020 |

In Australia, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced A$5.9 million in funding to Jemena to trial injecting biomethane into the natural gas network in New South Wales. In a joint initiative with Sydney Water, the demonstration scale project will upgrade biogas produced from the anaerobic digestion process at Sydney Water’s Malabar wastewater treatment […]

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Bioenergy Australia welcomes new federal $1.18B funding for ARENA

Bioenergy Australia welcomes new federal $1.18B funding for ARENA

September 17, 2020 |

In Australia, Bioenergy Australia welcomes the Federal Government announcement for investment in new and emerging technologies, including A$1.62 billion (US$1.18 billion) for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), and the expansion focus of ARENA and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to back new technologies that will cut emissions in agriculture, manufacturing, industry and transport. […]

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Millions in Australian government funding for renewable methane, hydrogen, solar hydropower projects

Millions in Australian government funding for renewable methane, hydrogen, solar hydropower projects

May 17, 2020 |

From the land down under arrives news of millions pouring in for renewable energy – $1.1 million (about $700K USD) funding pouring into renewable methane, $3 million (nearly $2 million USD) for building a world-first solar hydropower plant, and $1.7 million (a little over $1 million USD) to look at scaling up renewable hydrogen for […]

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ARENA seeking input for bioenergy roadmap

ARENA seeking input for bioenergy roadmap

April 28, 2020 |

In Australia, ARENA is developing a roadmap to identify the role that the bioenergy sector can play in Australia’s energy transition and in helping Australia further reduce our emissions. The Bioenergy Roadmap will help to inform the next series of investment and policy decisions in the bioenergy sector in Australia. An effective Bioenergy Roadmap requires […]

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ARENA grants nearly $700K to Yara and ENGIE for renewable hydrogen feasibility study

ARENA grants nearly $700K to Yara and ENGIE for renewable hydrogen feasibility study

February 25, 2020 |

In Australia, collaboration partners Yara International ASA and ENGIE have welcomed the announcement of nearly $700,000 (A$995,000) in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) towards their feasibility study, which is examining the potential to make renewable hydrogen technology work in industrial-scale facilities. Yara International is working towards making carbon-free fertilizer, and renewable hydrogen […]

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Australia to request ARENA to develop bioenergy roadmap

Australia to request ARENA to develop bioenergy roadmap

November 13, 2019 |

In Australia, the government has announced the development of a new roadmap to enhance the growth of Australia’s bioenergy sector and identify the role bioenergy can play in Australia’s future energy mix. Bioenergy is a renewable energy source created from organic and renewable materials, also known as biomass. Biomass can produce heat, electricity, biogas and […]

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Sawmill waste to biofuel under consideration for Federal Minister

Sawmill waste to biofuel under consideration for Federal Minister

August 26, 2018 |

In Australia, Federal Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, is visiting a timber mill near Port Macquarie to assess whether the sawmill waste could potentially be converted into biofuel for vehicles and tar for roads. A $1.2 million feasibility study will test the technical and financial viability of the proposal and, if successful, result […]

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Australian Renewable Energy Agency awards Microbiogen with A$4.03 million grant

Australian Renewable Energy Agency awards Microbiogen with A$4.03 million grant

November 20, 2017 |

In Australia, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced A$4.03 million in funding for Australian yeast developer Microbiogen to make production of bioethanol from plant waste cheaper and more efficient. The project, totaling A$8.06 million, will aim to optimize biocatalysts targeted to more efficiently convert sugars to bioethanol for commercial production. Microbiogen’s project is expected […]

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