ARC Photovoltaic Centre of Excellence

Martin Green

Professor Martin Green charts the exceptional success and future of his world record-holding photovoltaics research group.

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The cost of solar power is plummeting. But, while China leads the world in exporting photovoltaic-technology based on Australian ingenuity, this country is falling further behind, writes Professor Martin Green.

Solar cell inventor Professor Stuart Wenham has won the top prize at the 2009 Inventor of the Year awards hosted by New South Innovations.

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UNSW solar cell engineers have laid claim to another world record: this time the milestone of 25 per cent efficiency for a silicon solar cell.