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Category: Research Groups, Institutes and Universities

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Solar heads to 1c/kWh before 2020 after Mexico sets record low

Solar heads to 1c/kWh before 2020 after Mexico sets record low

Australia solar research leader Martin Green says solar heading to a price of 1c/kWh before 2020 after latest record auction result.

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Innovation: UNSW "microfactories" transform waste into green gold

Innovation: UNSW “microfactories” transform waste into green gold

A team of Australian researchers is turning the notion of recycling on its head, while also building a new green manufacturing sector.

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Super cheap solar - and why that's good for Australia's mining sector

Super cheap solar – and why that’s good for Australia’s mining sector

Solar pioneer Martin Green says solar PV will fall to $US10/MWh within a few years, but this will be good news for Australia’s mining industry because the fall in Australia’s thermal coal exports will be offset by a factor of more than 5 by demand for other resources.

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Melbourne-ANU to lead new Energy transition hub

Melbourne-ANU to lead new Energy transition hub

The Energy Transition Hub will generate collaborative and world-leading research to help the technical, economic and social transition to new energy systems and a low emissions economy.

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ANU breakthrough: Butterfly effect could boost solar cell efficiency

ANU breakthrough: Butterfly effect could boost solar cell efficiency

ANU researchers develop butterfly wing-inspired nano-technology that could improve the efficiency of solar cells.

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Uni Newcastle team tests "printed solar" panels in Australian first

Uni Newcastle team tests “printed solar” panels in Australian first

Australia’s own solar roof? University of Newcastle team launches first large-scale demonstration of its flexible, lightweight printed solar panels.

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Life after climate disruption? Future Imperfect Tense

Life after climate disruption? Future Imperfect Tense

Will you ride the tsunami of technology through the jagged reef of climate disruption? To catch it you’ll need to paddle hard now.

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Greensync launches world-first exchange to trade stored household solar power

Greensync launches world-first exchange to trade stored household solar power

Industry and govt set to pilot Decentralised Energy Exchange – “deX” – for trading locally generated and stored rooftop solar power to support the grid.

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EnergyAustralia outlines plans for 100MW pumped hydro plant in SA

EnergyAustralia outlines plans for 100MW pumped hydro plant in SA

EnergyAustralia, Arup Group and Melbourne Energy Institute brief govt on plans for pumped seawater energy storage plant in SA.

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Monash issues 'world first' university climate bond

Monash issues ‘world first’ university climate bond

Monash University issues $218m Climate Bond – a world first, targeting sustainable development in the tertiary education sector.

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UNSW smashes solar cell record, predicts doubling in 12 months

UNSW smashes solar cell record, predicts doubling in 12 months

University of New South Wales team scores world’s highest efficiency rating with largest perovskite solar cells – aims to double efficiency again within a year.