ARENA awards $2 million to ten companies for decarbonisation feasibility studies

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced grant funding totalling $1.98 million to ten companies to assist feasibility studies into adopting lower-carbon technologies. According to a statement from ARENA on Thursday, the studies would generate valuable data, and it would work with industry to share this. “The grants we’ve announced today are for businesses…

Towards 3% R&D – innovation in biofuels by Geoff Bell of MicroBioGen

Biofuels are one of Australia’s biggest industrial and environmental opportunities. Today in our editorial series – Towards 3% R&D – Turbocharging Australia’s Innovation Effort – Geoff Bell looks at what is needed to make promise a reality. Australia, with its extensive demand for air travel and rich natural resources like biomass, solar and wind, is…