renewable energy

Factory smoke at sunset

As Australia slides into an energy crisis, UNSW Business School’s Katja Ignatieva explains what customers – and markets – can expect to come next. 

power pylons at sunset

New research shows that a transition to renewable energy alone is not fast enough to keep global temperatures below 2050 target levels.

fiacre rougieux

The transition to zero carbon will be one of the biggest shifts in the history of humankind. Australia could be a global leader in renewable innovation, so why don’t we invest in our future?

matthew priestley

The vast potential of Australia's renewable energy industries is restricted by our electricity grids. Matthew Priestley from UNSW Engineering asks how we can overcome this major obstacle.

Renewable energy

Everything you ever wanted to know about the way we will ultimately derive all our power from renewable sources, and how quickly it will be achieved.

Hydrogen energy

Researchers will work with the NSW Office of the Chief Scientist & Engineer and industry to store and convert excess renewable energy for use in a range of sectors.

Lightbulb

Researchers from three universities including UNSW Sydney will combine their strengths to pursue cheaper energy.

Albany wind farm

Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.

Polluting factories with China flag

It remains to be seen whether China's climate promise is genuine. But it puts pressure on many other nations – not least Australia – to follow.

Wind and solar energy farm

The government's latest energy plans are a failure of logic, and will lock in fossil fuel use for decades.

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