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ARENA Workshop

Renewables for Industrial


Processes
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Content
ARENA overview

Investment priorities

Renewable energy for industrial processes

Motivation for investment priority


ARENAs role
Projects of interest to ARENA

Todays Workshop

Australian Renewable Energy


Agency
$2.5
billion
in funding
to 2022
$330
million
commitme
nt target to
June 2016

Established
in 2012 to:
Improve
competitiveness
of renewable
energy
technologies
Increase supply
of renewable
energy
in Australia

Independent Board works to the ARENA Act 2012


Investment & market orientated Board CEO and CFO
Public Private Hybrid

$1.1
billion
committed
to date
230
supported
projects
41
completed
projects

ARENA Overview

ARENA Overview

Investment
gap:

Bridging the
gap

ARENA support
helps to bridge
the investment
gap and reduce
investment risk,
address barriers
for projects with
real market
prospects in the
short to medium
term

ARENA Funding Priorities


Currently focussed on five priority areas

Motivation for priority

Motivation for priority

ARENAs role
Structured grant funding to:

Reduce investment risk


Leverage other investment

Subsequent information and knowledge


sharing to:

Address real and perceived barriers


Accelerate path to commercial adoption without
subsidy

What other role(s)?


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Projects of interest to
ARENA
Targeting innovative projects with
potential to catalyse further similar
projects

Pre-commercial deployment or demonstration


stage
Technically or commercially innovative
Not already demonstrably commercially viable

ARENA funding structured to overcome


investment gap. Can be:

Support for expanded feasibility studies


Support for incremental capital cost
Contingent funding for project risks

Contributions (cash or in-kind) from

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Todays workshop
Want expansive and innovative
discussions

Dont feel restricted by ARENA requirements

Presentation of industry experiences

International and local


Understand the value proposition of renewable
energy

Discussion about renewable energy for


industrial processes

Needs
Barriers and solutions
Integration approaches

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