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Solar-generated electricity will cost the same as coal-fired power in less than five years, China's "Sun King" and UNSW alumnus Dr Zhengrong Shi has predicted during a visit to the University.

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Pioneering UNSW solar energy researcher, Scientia Professor Stuart Wenham, has won a prestigious ATSE Clunies Ross Award for his work in solar cell development.

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UNSW's role in China's solar future was the focus of attention during a visit from the head of one of that country's fastest-growing cities - and the former photovoltaics student who is now one of China's richest men.

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UNSW solar energy researcher Professor Martin Green has been given the Chinese Government's highest award for foreign experts for his contribution to China's scientific progress through his work in renewable energy.

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Suntech Power Holdings' chief executive Dr Zhengrong Shi and the University of New South Wales have signed a three-year agreement in which Suntech will sponsor up to 30 Chinese students and Suntech employees to study a Masters program in photovoltaics at UNSW.