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Renewable Energy Research and South Australian Universities

The following weblinks are provided for renewable energy investors interested in establishing linkages with locally based tertiary institutions with renewable energy research capabilities.

South Australian Renewable Energy Institute

University of Adelaide

- Centre for Energy Technology

- Research Institute for Climate Change and Sustainability (RIsCCS)

Adelaide University Research Park

University of South Australia

- Institute of Sustainable Systems and Technologies

- School of Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Mathematics Group

- Ian Wark Institute

                                                                                                                                                                            Flinders University

- Molecular Technologies Research Cluster


University College London

- School of Energy and Resources


Financial Incentives for Business Research and Development Activities    


The Australian Taxation Office and AusIndustry provide generous tax concessions designed to increase research and development being conducted by Australian companies.   

















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Battery storage expression of interest and mobile energy storage test facility

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Bioenergy Roadmap

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Pastoral Land Management and Conservation (Renewable Energy) Amendment Bill 2014

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