School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Solar
13 December 2012
A new Australian–US research institute led by UNSW will foster rapid development of “over the horizon” photovoltaic technology and establish Australia as the solar cell research hub of the Asia-Pacific.
UNSW student Aaron Bonanno and his lunar soil "simulant"
16 April 2012
Innovative research into powering a futuristic moon base will be presented by a UNSW undergraduate student at a prestigious space engineering conference in California this week.
Solar power plant
03 April 2012
UNSW will sponsor and host four elite engineering students from India for a solar energy workshop, spawning cross-border collaborations with Australian students.
UNSW Fulbright Scholars 2012
16 March 2012
Four UNSW rising stars have been awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarships to undertake research in the United States.
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07 July 2011
UNSW solar cell researchers have posted a world record double in a breakthrough that promises to make solar power more efficient and affordable.
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11 January 2011
A solar crop dryer developed by a UNSW engineering student has the potential to provide a living for thousands of people throughout Vanuatu.
solar_inside
01 December 2010
UNSW will play a lead role in making solar power cheaper and more efficient after securing major new funding from the federal government's Australian Solar Institute.
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24 September 2010
A UNSW engineering student's work to bring power to a remote Pacific island village has won recognition from Australia's peak engineering body.
Sun_inside
08 January 2010
UNSW's world-leading solar cell research has received a boost with a $4 million grant to further develop high-efficiency silicon solar cell technology.
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04 November 2008
UNSW solar cell engineers have laid claim to another world record: this time the milestone of 25 per cent efficiency for a silicon solar cell.
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06 September 2007
UNSW scientist Professor Martin Green has won the 2007 SolarWorld Einstein Award for his work in photovoltaics, developing new solar power technologies.