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Energy Minister appoints three new members to ARENA Board

April 24, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has announced the appointment of three new members to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Board. The new members will replace outgoing members Jonathan Jutsen, Maria Atkinson and Katherine Woodthorpe, whose terms will conclude this week. The three new appointees – Ms Samantha Hogg, Mr Dougal

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Australian-made innovation could soon replace diesel generators as temporary power supply in off-grid areas

April 23, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Canberra-based ECLIPS Engineering has received $289,725 in funding from ARENA to design, manufacture and test its rapidly redeployable Container Roll Out Solar System (CROSS). CROSS is a relocatable solar array that has been developed to tackle the logistics

ARENA-backed project to help turn waste into energy

April 13, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $2.1 million in funding for a project that will see a Goulburn abattoir join forces with Queensland energy provider ReNu Energy to turn its waste into energy. According to ARENA’s statement,

WA Government greenlights new renewables projects 

April 11, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

WA’s energy generator and retailer Synergy has been granted a State approval to enter into a joint venture with leading infrastructure investment company DIF and Australian industry super fund Cbus for the development of large-scale renewables projects

Genex secures development approval for Kidston Stage 2 solar

April 4, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Genex Power Limited has announced that it has been granted development approval from the Etheridge Shire Council for its 270MW Kidston Stage 2 solar project (K2-Solar) in North Queensland.  According to the company’s statement, the approval is for a

Simply Energy to deliver a second virtual power plant in SA

March 29, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Simply Energy will build a second virtual power plant across Adelaide with a funding assistance from ARENA. The $23 million project, which is backed by ARENA with $7 million in funding, will deliver Tesla Powerwall 2 home batteries to up to 1200 Adelaide

Carlton & United Breweries to go 100 % green

March 26, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Australia’s leading brewer, Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), has moved a step closer towards sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewables with the signing of a 12-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with German renewable energy developer, BayWa