A laser-driven technique for creating fusion that dispenses with the need for radioactive fuel elements and leaves no toxic radioactive waste is now within reach, says a UNSW physicist.
When it comes to energy, governments are lacking the expertise that engineers can provide, writes Jenny Stewart.
UNSW has joined a coalition of prominent Australians to ensure the country's transition to a clean energy future.
All UNSW's top news stories, from quantum computing dollars to a warm welcome for new Deans and dignitaries.
UNSW scientists have developed an efficient oxygen-producing electrode for splitting water that can be scaled up to produce hydrogen – a clean energy fuel.
Solar engineers from UNSW's Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics have set a new world-record in solar energy efficiency, achieving an electricity conversion rate of over 40%.
UNSW academics are available to comment on what's shaping to be one of the most significant G20 meetings in many years.
New analysis by UNSW suggests that renewable investment is likely to be cheaper and lower risk for Australia.
UNSW PhD student Christoph Ummenhofer will travel to Germany in July to find ways to improve the efficiency of residential co-generation power plants.
Australia may be embarking on a “new carbon future”, but coal remains our largest energy export and cheapest and most accessible source of power. Can renewables deliver on their promise?