School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering

a hand holds a lit lightbulb in front of a solar panel

Expensive silicon has been used to produce the highest-efficiency solar panels. Now there’s a way to use cheaper raw materials.

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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?

Solar panels on suburban roof tops

Almost one in three Australian homes now have solar panels – but as even more solar systems are installed, we face a growing challenge of managing temporary solar shutdowns.