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