New battery storage guidelines are important step for safe installation

Energy storage in Australian homes and businesses will play an increasingly important role as we continue the transition to a low emissions future. That is why the Turnbull Coalition Government welcomes the release of new battery storage guidelines developed by the Clean Energy Council. These guidelines have been established following extensive consultation with the energy…

Australia’s largest bio-energy project a step closer to reality

The Turnbull Government is providing up to $3 million early-stage funding support towards an ambitious project that may result in an innovative renewable biofuel production facility being built at Pentland in North Queensland. The funding, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), will allow Renewable Developments Australia to develop a detailed business case for the…

A new era of Antarctic engagement

A new era of Antarctic engagement was announced today by the Turnbull Government, with the launch of the Australian Antarctic Strategy and 20 Year Action Plan. The Turnbull Government is providing $255 million in funding over the next ten years to enhance Australia’s Antarctic logistics and science capabilities. This includes $55 million for infrastructure and…

Turnbull Government supports Australian-grown solar technology set for commercialisation and export

The Australian Government is providing up to $2.9 million of funding to support the $5.8 million project by Victorian company RayGen. RayGen’s technology relies on low-cost mirrors to track and reflect the sun onto an ultra-efficient solar PV receiver at the top of a central tower. The potential for RayGen’s groundbreaking technology extends well beyond…