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JULY 2020

Creating connections for growth


New two-part webinar:

Reverse Auctions & Australia’s Energy Future


NERA has collaborated with Simon Corbell, Chief Advisor at Energy Estate and former Deputy Chief Minister of the ACT, to present a two-part webinar that explores Reverse Auctions and their potential application for Australia’s energy sector, including how they can be used in Australia’s transition to a clean energy future.

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research and training  

Two significant new funding commitments for energy resources


NERA has welcomed two new funding commitments that will strengthen connections between Australia's research community and priority industry sectors, including the energy resources sector.

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crc-p insights  

Our CRC-P Insights webinar recording is now available


More than 250 people tuned in, but in case you missed it, we've published the recording of last week’s CRC-P webinar with Martin Dent, Manager CRC Projects at the Department of Industry, Innovation, Energy and Resources, which provides an overview of the CRC-P application process, tips to develop a potentially successful submission, plus interactive Q&A.

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Standards | Hydrogen  

Eight international standards to help shape Australia's hydrogen future


NERA welcomes the announcement of eight international standards adopted by Australia to further support the growth of Australia's hydrogen supply chain and help seize the significant economic opportunity that hydrogen presents for Australia’s energy future.

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Australian Clean Energy Summit Webinar Series

30 July 2020 | 2–4pm AEST

We're looking forward to the fourth and final session of the Clean Energy Council's Australian Clean Energy Summit Webinar Series, happening this Thursday 30 July. NERA CEO Miranda Taylor will join an exciting panel to discuss 'Australia as a Clean Energy Superpower'.


SEA networking sundowner

30 July 2020 | 5.30pm | QT Hotel, Perth

How can the Australian Subsea Export Hub benefit your business? Join Subsea Energy Australia this Thursday 30 July to find out how the Australian Subsea Export Hub Grant can support the growth of your business. 

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Ensuring a Quality Foundation for Australia’s Hydrogen Economy

Webinar | 13 August 2020, 1–2pm AEST

How can Australia create a quality foundation to realise its potential as a global hydrogen superpower? NERA GM Paul Hodgson will be presenting a webinar exploring the economic, environmental, social and quality challenges to overcome before embracing hydrogen as a low or zero emission energy resource, hosted by the Australian Organisation for Quality.


2nd Ammonia = Hydrogen 2.0 Virtual Conference

27–28 August 2020

Join the Australian Chapter of Ammonia Energy for the 2nd Ammonia = Hydrogen 2.0 Virtual Conference, where speakers from industry, government and research sectors Australia wide, including NERA GM Paul Hodgson, will discuss how the export of Australian green ammonia creates jobs in a wide range of regions.

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Nexxis’ Jason and Lina receive award from Minister Dave Kelly

Nexxis set to leverage off innovation grant to support autonomous operations


Congratulations to WA-based robotics specialists Nexxis for receiving a WA State Government Innovation Voucher for its software development that will interface with a robotic arm to improve autonomous operations, testing and safety in search and rescue, mining, offshore oil and gas and industrial applications. The project is being undertaken in collaboration with NSW company Blueprint Lab.


Nexxis is one of our project partners and a valuable member of our energy ecosystem. Find out more about our collaborative project with Nexxis here.

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About NERA

NERA has been established to maximise value to the Australian economy by having an energy resources sector that is globally competitive, sustainable, innovative and diverse. Through a national focus, NERA's role is to grow collaboration and innovation to assist the energy resources sector manage cost structures and productivity, direct research to industry needs, deliver the future work skills required and promote fit for purpose regulation. NERA is one of six Growth Centres established by the Australian Government under the Industry Growth Centres Initiative. To learn more visit


About Industry Growth Centres
The Industry Growth Centres Initiative is an industry-led approach driving innovation, productivity and competitiveness by focussing on areas of competitive strength and strategic priority. This will help Australia transition into smart, high value and export-focussed industries. The Initiative enables national action on key issues such as collaboration, commercialisation, international engagement, skills and regulation reform. It drives excellence, not dependence, and will create an economy that ensures Australia’s ongoing prosperity. More information can be found here.

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