One of Australia's rising solar energy stars, PhD student Nicole Kuepper, has won a prestigious youth award for her research into low-cost photovoltaics technology for use in developing countries.
UNSW's world-leading solar cell research has received a boost with a $4 million grant to further develop high-efficiency silicon solar cell technology.
UNSW solar cell researchers have played the key role in setting a new world record for solar power efficiency.
Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre Company is installing Australia's largest-capacity solar power system using technology developed by UNSW.
Scientia Professor Stuart Wenham has been awarded one of the most distinguished accolades in solar cell research, the William R. Cherry Award.
A state-of-the-art solar cell pilot production line will be set up at UNSW under an agreement with one of the world's leading solar power industry suppliers, Roth & Rau AG.
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.
UNSW Scientia Professor Martin Green has been named the New South Wales Scientist of the Year - leading a stellar performance by UNSW in the inaugural State awards for scientific excellence.
UNSW has entered into an agreement with Singapore's Economic Development Board to establish research projects and provide PhD scholarships in photovoltaics and water membrane-technology.
Australia's total energy needs could be met by solar panels covering a land mass equal to two per cent of Tasmania, according to a UNSW scientist.