ARENA

ARENA invests in Australia’s net zero future

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has launched its new investment plan that sets out how it will support technological innovation that will underpin Australia’s shift to net zero emissions. In line with the Australian Government’s Low Emission Technology Roadmap, under the new investment strategy, ARENA funding will be directed towards projects that commercialise clean …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.
hydrogen

Jemena hydrogen to boost NSW transport

Jemena has singed a new agreement with Coregas to power buses, trucks and cars with green hydrogen in the near future. Under the new agreement Jemena will produce and supply green hydrogen from its Western Sydney plant for use by transport and industrial customers in NSW from early 2022. This is the first time the …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

New regulations take effects on ARENA’s expanded scope

New regulations have been introduced for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), with it now being able to provide financial support to priority low emission technologies. Identified under the Australian Government’s Technology Investment Roadmap, the new regulations will allow ARENA to take a key role in driving down the cost of deploying the priority low-emission …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has reappointed its CEO and board members to ensure the board continues to benefit from their significant experience and expertise in renewable energy.  The following industry appointments have been made. Darren Miller, ARENA CEO: The Australian Government has reappointed Darren Miller as chief executive officer of the ARENA for …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

McConville voices concerns about not expanding ARENA regulations

APPEA chief executive Andrew McConville has expressed his frustration about the decision to vote down regulations for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to include a broader range of emissions reduction technologies. On Tuesday night, Labor, the Greens and crossbench senators combined to disallow an instrument written by the Energy Minister Angus Taylor to allow …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

Jemena joins Australia’s first renewable gas certification pilot

Jemena, GreenPower and Energy Networks Australia (ENA) have joined forces to develop an Australian-first renewable gas certification pilot that will drive ongoing investment in new sources of green gas. The pilot will be delivered by GreenPower over a minimum of two years and will inform the development of a permanent certification scheme for renewable gases. …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

ARENA awards funding to three major hydrogen projects

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has approved $103.3 million for three commercial-scale renewable hydrogen projects, as part of its renewable hydrogen deployment funding round. ATCO and Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) is a step closer to its commercial scale, green hydrogen production facility after being granted $28.7 million from ARENA. The Clean Energy Innovation …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

Hydrogen project on the cards for Albury-Wodonga

Australian Gas Networks (AGN), part of the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG), is partnering with ENGIE Australia & New Zealand to develop a renewable hydrogen project in Albury-Wodonga. The hydrogen park Murray Valley  (HyP Murray Valley) project will supply carbon-free hydrogen to around 40,000 existing residential, commercial and industrial connections – at volumes of up …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.
Santos Oil Search

Jemena green gas project set for 2022

Jemena has struck a deal with Sydney Water to trial the injection of biomethane from a wastewater treatment plant into its New South Wales gas distribution network. The $14 million demonstration scale project will upgrade biogas produced from Sydney Water’s Malabar plant to biomethane for injection. Jennifer Purdie, Jemena’s executive general manager of gas distribution, …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.

Santos backs initiative to pave way for carbon capture and storage

The Australian Government has announced long-term funding and an expanded focus that will invest in new emerging technologies to lower emissions from industries such as oil and gas. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed a $1.9 billion investment package in future technologies to lower emissions, back jobs into the future, cut costs for households and …
To access this post, you must purchase a subscription. If you have an existing subscription, please login here.