|Date Ended:||All projects concluded by June 2012|
|Policy Type:||Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)|
|Policy Target:||Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable|
|Agency:||Department of Resources Energy and Tourism|
|Funding:||AUD 20.5 million|
The research and grant programme is designed to increase the commercial tractability of intermittent electricity generation sources such as wind and solar and improve their contribution to the power market. The programme will consider support for projects demonstrating batteries, electro-mechanical and chemical storage technologies in either on-grid situations, or off-grid situations that could lead to on-grid usage. The programme is now closed and funding has been fully committed. The programme has awarded funding to five projects.
|Related policies:||"Securing Australias Energy Future" - White Paper on Energy , Wind Energy Forecasting Capability|
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