Australian Renewable Energy Agency

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World-leading solar research will address cost-effectiveness and sustainable end-of-life management.

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Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2 million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, and UNSW captured the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.

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Australia can capture a “fair share” of the US$2.5 trillion in forecast global investment in renewables, Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said on a visit to UNSW’s solar energy research facilities.

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A world-first online simulator that allows students to manufacture a solar wafer from scratch and race for maximum efficiencies has been launched, extending UNSW’s global leadership in the field.