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ARENA push for concentrated solar power in Australia

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) reports a strong response from industry and investors on concentrated solar thermal (CST). This follows ARENA’s call for information from industry, solar manufacturers and green energy investors about CST. The call ended on 31 July, and ARENA is now evaluating responses to see how [...]

Australia launches Concentrated Solar Power study

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has launched a request for information on all types of CSP technologies in order to define the scope and focus of government assistance for solar thermal deployment. Government-owned ARENA has invited CSP industry participants such as developers, investors, original equipment manufacturers and offtakers, [...]

ARENA to test market for concentrated solar power projects

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has set out its plans for seeking industry information as the first step in exploring how concentrated sunlight could generate reliable, affordable renewable energy with built-in storage for our national grids. The new call aligns with the federal government’s offer to make up to $110 [...]

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ARENA backs plan to use concentrated solar power for alumina smelting

A project that could lead to the use of solar thermal technology by Australia’s large industrial sector – and cut its reliance on fossil fuels in half – has been selected by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency in its latest round of funding. Led by the University of Adelaide, the [...]

Repower Port Augusta elated by Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) announcement

Alinta Energy and the ARENA’s announcement that they will pursue stand-alone Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology in their full feasibility study has been met with praise and overwhelming support.