WA Government commits $6 million to the Bid for the NEI CRC

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The Hon. Mark McGowan MLA, Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade and the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA Minister for Mines and Petroleum have announced that the Western Australian Government has committed $5.5 million to the Bid for the NEI CRC.

Premier McGowan said: “The State Government will continue to support the development of renewable energy technologies, and the $5.5 million in provisional funds will be made available to the MRIWA if it is successful in the bid to establish a New Energy Industry Cooperative Research Centre in WA.”

Hon Dave Kelly MLA, Minister for Science and Innovation, has approved State Government support of $100,000 per annum for five years, to strengthen the bid.

Read the full media release here.