State Government provides $66 million for renewable energy technology

The state government recently announced $66 million in funding for the creation and expansion of renewable energy projects.

The majority of the fund will be spent on 50 standalone power systems, the installation of nine Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in nine regional communities and infrastructure upgrades in remote Aboriginal communities in the states North-West.

Other initiatives include:

  • $6 million worth of solar panels on 500 social housing properties. 
  • $10 million towards the Clean Energy Future Fund. Clean energy innovators can apply for funding of between $250,000 and $2 million for each clean energy project.
  • $4 million to provide rooftop solar panel systems and commercial batteries to up to 10 schools
  • $1.8 million to install solar panels at up to 60 bus and rail stations. The bus stations include Mirrabooka Station, the Stadium bus layover and Henley Brook Station. The train stations include Mandurah, Warwick, Aubin Grove, Kwinana, Murdoch, Rockingham, Wellard and Warnbro.

CLICK HERE to learn more on the WA Government website.