Minerals and Energy
Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park
Low Carbon Minerals for a Low Carbon World
As the world’s largest economies target net zero emissions, green minerals, metals and fuels are in growing demand. How these commodities are sourced, and reducing the footprint required to produce them is of increasing interest to manufacturers, investors and miners alike.
Watch to see how South Australia has become a destination for companies looking to transform the energy and mining sector.
Clean Hydrogen: The Fuel of the Future
South Australia is a renewable energy powerhouse pioneering the way to a more sustainable future, and on track to reach the target of 100% net renewables by 2030.
Renewable energy investments:
- Two world-leading home battery schemes
- Twenty two wind farms
- Three utility scale solar farms
- World's leading lithium-ion battery at the Hornsdale Power Reserve
Watch the video to see South Australia is well on the way to becoming a world-class supplier of clean hydrogen.
Critical minerals project opportunities in South Australia
Discover South Australia's significant global and national resources of critical minerals.
Investing in Minerals and Energy
Nationally, we are leading the uptake of renewable energy, while also broadening our energy sector into batteries, thermal storage, hydrogen production and storage and pumped water storage in disused mine pits.
South Australia contains 68% of Australia’s copper resources, 80% of Australia’s uranium and 28% of its gold.
Here in South Australia we’re proud to have fostered a strong relationship between government, industry and academia.
Our hi-tech sector can provide support across mining technology capabilities such as artificial intelligence, automation, robotics and drones, as well as blockchain technology which allows for the creation and maintenance of a continuously growing list of records (blocks).
Collaboration is in our DNA here in South Australia. You will have access to some of the best innovation precincts where high-profile businesses, academia, industry bodies and government are co-located and working together.
Lot Fourteen is a space that fosters collaboration and innovation across sectors and disciplines, including defence and space, artificial intelligence, digital health, machine learning and robotics, cyber security and creative industries.
Our industry clusters provide strong intellectual and research foundations, providing opportunities to share talent, technology and infrastructure.
With global acknowledgement that aviation is a vital catalyst for economic growth, Airport Business District is a key economic gateway that seamless integrates zones for a range of industries.
Tonsley Mining Energy Services
The Tonsley innovation district is home to key energy and mining organisations, including CORE Innovation’s satellite office, Onshore Petroleum Centre of Excellence, and the South Australia Drill Core Reference Library, Australian Hydrogen Centre, SIMEC Energy Australia and ZEN Energy, and CMW Geosciences.
Grants and Grants Basin Iron Ore Project
Favourably located, large scale iron ore deposits amenable to upgrading to produce a premium fines iron ore product.
Eyre Hub - Agri - Logistics - Commercial
Eyre Peninsula is synonymous with high quality grains at some of the most competitive prices in the country representing terrific value. Capitalise on these under-serviced market opportunities by bringing the processing to the product. Become part of this unique community driven industrial development.
Investment: Direct investment
Morgan Solar Farm
A 100MW large-scale solar farm located in Stuart South Australia 5320.