Corporate publications

General Funding Strategy and Investment Plan

ARENA provides funding assistance to renewable energy activities according to the General Funding Strategy and Investment Plan.

We use the principles in the General Funding Strategy to identify investment focus areas, which are provided in the Investment Plan. All funding proposals are assessed for best fit with the investment focus areas.

ARENA General Funding Strategy 2015/16 - 2017/18 cover ARENA General Funding Strategy 2015/16 – 2017/18 (PDF 5.6MB) | (DOCX 189KB) ARENA Investment Plan July 2015 cover ARENA Investment Plan – July 2015 (PDF 7MB) | (DOCX 310KB)

Investment Plan supporting analysis: scenarios and context (PDF 306KB) | (DOCX 170KB)

Previous General Funding Strategy and Investment Plan

ARENA General Funding Strategy 2013-14 to 2015-16 (PDF 316KB) | (DOC 1.3MB)
ARENA Investment Plan 2013-14 to 2015-16 (PDF 744KB) | (DOC 1.2MB)

2016-17 ARENA Corporate Plan

The 2016-17 ARENA Corporate Plan (PDF 330KB) | (DOCX 593KB), covering the period from 2016-17 to 2019-20 (inclusive), outlines ARENA’s performance measures, capabilities and approach to managing risk in the context of ARENA’s purpose and operating environment.

Previous Corporate Plan

2015-16 ARENA Corporate Plan (PDF 282KB) | (DOCX 320KB)

Annual reports

Our annual report provides information about ARENA’s achievements, governance and operational performance, and program performance. It also details other reportable matters, ARENA appointments and financial statements.

Annual Report 2015-16

ARENA Annual Report 2015-16(PDF 4MB)


Annual Report 2014-15

ARENA Annual Report 2014–15  | (PDF 3MB)


Annual Report 2013-14

ARENA Annual Report 2013–14 | (PDF 3MB)


Annual Report 2012-13

ARENA Annual Report 2012–13 | (PDF 2.5MB)

ARENA legislation

ARENA was established by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011, as amended from time to time.

ARENA is governed by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Reporting requirements

ARENA is required to publish twice each year a list of file titles that have been created in the preceding six months. See the indexed list of ARENA files.

Freedom of Information

Enquiries about access to ARENA’s records under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1982 can be made to the FOI coordinator on +61 2 6243 7581 or by emailing

See also Freedom of Information.