South Australia leads the nation in renewable energy generation and welcomes renewable energy companies and investment.
The South Australian Government provides extensive support and case management for companies locating to and/or expanding in South Australia.
Adelaide was ranked the most cost-competitive city in Australia in KPMG’s 2016 biennial Competitive Alternatives Report. We have private-sector labour costs that are 10% below the Australian average, while tax and workers’ compensation insurance reforms are the lowest-cost in Australia.
A well-planned supply of affordable industrial land linked to strategic infrastructure and transport corridors – including to Australia and Asia – makes South Australia an ideal location for a head office. Adelaide’s international airport is just 6 km from the CBD and services nine international cities with 56 direct flights each week.
The South Australian Department for Trade and Investment (DTI) supports companies locating to and/or expanding in South Australia and provides a dedicated point of contact for prospective investors. In particular DTI can help expedite projects that involve the development of renewable energy assets by simplifying dealings with government and other business partners and linking companies to relevant research, industry funding and workforce services.
South Australia has a proven renewable energy support network. Doing business in the State gives immediate access to businesses, research and education institutions and government agencies that can support your project and streamline your development.