Are blackouts really looming by the middle of this decade? An AEMO report warns they might be – but there are plenty of projects on the drawing board that will help ease the squeeze on the grid.
Scientists have developed a positive electrode material that doesn’t diminish after repeated charging cycles, for the manufacture of durable solid-state batteries.
It’s the first time UNSW academics have been honoured with the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation and the Prize for New Innovators in the same year.
Software billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes failed to take over AGL, but he has succeeded in getting a friendlier board of directors.
Scientia Professor Martin Green is the first Australian to win the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize for transforming the production of solar energy.
The world’s solar panels rely on technology pioneered in Australia. Now our researchers are working on ultra-low-cost, high efficiency solar cells.
UNSW expert Renate Egan explains how countries around the world have reacted to the oil and gas supply chain issues caused by the fallout of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Expensive silicon has been used to produce the highest-efficiency solar panels. Now there’s a way to use cheaper raw materials.
As Australia slides into an energy crisis, UNSW Business School’s Katja Ignatieva explains what customers – and markets – can expect to come next.
New research shows that a transition to renewable energy alone is not fast enough to keep global temperatures below 2050 target levels.