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ARENA announces $6m in funding for Australia’s first ultra-fast charging network

October 23, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $6 million in funding to Chargefox Pty Ltd to roll out Australia’s first ultra-rapid charging network for EVs. The project will see Chargefox roll out 21 charging sites on interstate highways across the east coast connecting major capital cities including Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra,

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New energy-from-waste facility to generate hundreds of jobs in WA

October 19, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $23 million in funding to help build Australian-first energy-from-waste project. Located 40 km south of Perth in WA, the $668 million facility will recover energy from waste, delivering

New ARENA-backed initiative to help Australian firms to switch to renewables

October 17, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

ARENA will provide $500,000 to Climate-KIC Australia, WWF-Australia and UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures to help build Australia’s first Business Renewables Centre. The $1.74 million project, which is also supported by the NSW and Victorian

ARENA partners up with Monash and Indra Australia to trial microgrid at Monash campus

October 15, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), Monash University and Indra Australia have joined forces to ensure the success of a $7.1 million project – dubbed Monash Smart Energy City project. The aim of the Monash Smart Energy City project is to

Vestas to set up renewable energy hub in Geelong

October 12, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Vestas has announced the establishment of the Vestas Renewable Energy Hub (VREH) in Geelong, which will build wind turbines for the 180 megawatt (MW) Berrybank Wind Farm and the 336MW Dundonnell Wind Farm. Vestas, which has been selected as the preferred

New cutting-edge abattoir powered by renewables to generate hundreds of jobs in Qld

October 5, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the development application for a $308 million project that will deliver 308 construction and 335 operational jobs in the state. The project, to be built by the Asia Pacific Agri-corp in the

Genex’s Kidston Pumped Hydro Storage project declared “coordinated project”

October 1, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Qld’s Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick announced that Genex Power’s $330 million Kidston Pumped Hydro Storage project (K2H) has been declared a coordinated project. Part of the company’s