rss

Category: UNSW

5
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.

15
UNSW solar team achieves huge leap in solar cell efficiency

UNSW solar team achieves huge leap in solar cell efficiency

UNSW solar researches smash solar cell efficiency records, and launch broadside against Coalition government for proposing to slash R&D funding.

1
UNSW takes out efficiency world record for revolutionary solar cell

UNSW takes out efficiency world record for revolutionary solar cell

A team from UNSW’s Australian Center for Advanced Photovoltaics has achieved a 7.6% efficiency record for a “full sized” CZTS PV cell.

4
UNSW solar cell to drive cost falls and become global standard

UNSW solar cell to drive cost falls and become global standard

Solar cell technology developed by University of NSW is to become industry standard within 5 years and will boost in cell efficiency and another big fall in costs. Another reminder why Australia is one of four countries leading the global transition to solar energy.

0
UNSW launches 'world first' virtual solar cell factory

UNSW launches ‘world first’ virtual solar cell factory

UNSW launches Australian-made virtual solar cell factory – a web-based PV production line that allows engineers, students to conduct virtual experiments.

3
UNSW turns to crowd-funding to develop hydrogen energy breakthrough

UNSW turns to crowd-funding to develop hydrogen energy breakthrough

UNSW calls on people and business to fund potentially game-changing hydrogen energy storage breakthrough.

2
Sunswift campaign raises $30k in 10 days to get solar EV on road

Sunswift campaign raises $30k in 10 days to get solar EV on road

Crowd-funding campaign to get UNSW solar electric car registered for use on Australian roads beats target of $30,000 in just 10 days.

17
UNSW sets solar efficiency world record using Australian tower technology

UNSW sets solar efficiency world record using Australian tower technology

ARENA-funded UNSW team converts record 40%+ of sunlight into electricity, with innovative take on Australian solar tower technology.

1
UNSW solar engineer marries under 7.5kW PV pergola

UNSW solar engineer marries under 7.5kW PV pergola

A UNSW graduate solar engineer has used her father’s 15 metre long PV installation as pergola in her country Victoria wedding.

19
fossil fuels

US banks opt out of Abbot Point, as UNSW commits to coal

Citigroup and Morgan Stanley say no to Queensland coal mines and ports, but UNSW says yes to fossil fuel future.

0
Solar-powered Mars mission: UNSW PhD leads NASA simulation

Solar-powered Mars mission: UNSW PhD leads NASA simulation

UNSW solar PhD to spend 8 months in solar + HFC powered pod, set on a Hawaii volcano, as commander of NASA-funded simulated Mars mission.