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?
Roofing materials that double as solar panels and can also moderate the temperature of buildings are among the next-generation building products being developed at UNSW.
Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard officiated at the start of work on UNSW's landmark new research centre, the Tyree Energy Technologies Building.
UNSW has ensured its role as a key contributor to creating a sustainable and secure energy future following a $75 million funding announcement from the Federal Government.
UNSW has launched CERPA - the Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis - a groundbreaking initiative to meet the challenge of fuelling the world's future.
UNSW will once again participate in the Earth Hour energy initiative on Saturday 29 March.
A leading UNSW academic has cautioned the NSW Government against leasing existing coal-fired power stations, warning they seriously jeopardise the fight against climate change.
UNSW saved more than 2.4 percent of Sydney's total energy reductions during last Saturday's Earth Hour.
Sydneysiders are not acting to conserve energy use in their homes, according to a report by the UNSW City Futures Research Centre.
UNSW PhD student Maria Kordjamshidi has won the Australian Institute of Energy's national award for the best Alternative Energy Pathways Project.