Federal government should target net-zero emissions by 2050 as “absolute minimum,” new scientific report warns, to avoid potentially insurmountable challenges to Australia.
University of Queensland
Big batteries, and grid-connected battery energy storage in general, are in prime position to cash in on renewable energy transition, a major new report has found.
New data shows September has delivered UQ Powerpack battery system’s second highest revenue to date. But there’s more to the story…
Warwick solar farm officially opened, completing the University of Queensland’s switch to 100 per cent renewable power.
University of Queensland edges closer to energy independence with just the final commissioning of its Warwick solar farm standing in the way of 100% renewables.
1.1MW Tesla Powerpack battery system at UQ generated $73,938 revenue in Q1 2020, mostly by helping balance the grid, including jumping in when a Victoria coal unit failed.
UQ researchers smash efficiency record for ‘quantum dot’ solar cells, opening up the potential for flexible solar skins.
Works begin on University of Queensland-owned solar farm that will make UQ world’s first major university to offset 100% of its electricity through its own renewables assets.
UQ study finds hydrogen fuel cell vehicles – If charged on Australia’s main grid – will have 3x the emissions of battery EVs, nearly double those of petrol cars.
University of Queensland-run research hub to be more than 80% solar powered, via 500kW PV and 600kWh vanadium flow battery system.