From the land down under arrives news of millions pouring in for renewable energy – $1.1 million (about $700K USD) funding pouring into renewable methane, $3 million (nearly $2 million USD) for building a world-first solar hydropower plant, and $1.7 million (a little over $1 million USD) to look at scaling up renewable hydrogen for export, all thanks to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) which has committed over $55 million ($35 million USD) towards hydrogen initiatives so far, including over $22 million ($14 million USD) to R&D projects, and almost $28 million (nearly $18 million USD) to demonstration, feasibility and pilot projects.
In today’s Digest, everything you need to know about the 3 ARENA projects – APA Group’s building of a modular renewable methane production demo plant that will then be injected into APA’s natural gas pipelines, RayGen Resources’s feasibility study for a 4MW ‘solar hydro’ power plant – the world’s first fully dispatchable renewable energy facility using solar PV technology with thermal hydro, and BP Australia’s feasibility study to build a renewable hydrogen and ammonia production facility and investigate producing renewable hydrogen using electrolysis.
Continue reading on next page to get the details on these 3 renewable energy projects.
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This articles was originally posted at: https://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2020/05/17/millions-in-australian-government-funding-for-renewable-methane-hydrogen-solar-hydropower-projects/ on