What is Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering?
Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering is the clever use of what we already have in abundance ~ sunshine, wind and other natural sources of energy. We tame the elements and use them to deliver energy to where it is needed.
PhD Scholarships Available NOW
There are nine ARENA/industry funded PhD scholarships available through research grants awarded from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and a consortium of industry partners that include many of the world’s largest solar cell manufacturers.
Research
Our school and research centres have held the world record in high performance silicon solar cell for nearly 30 years. Several of the world’s largest solar companies were established by or have senior managers (e.g. CTO) who are our former researchers or alumni.

Latest News & Events

Keith McIntosh (PV Lighthouse) speaks at UNSW SPREE
22 October 2014

Keith McIntosh (PV Lighthouse)

Location and time: Thursday 30th Oct, 12:00 in TETB LG03

TITLE: Education in solar cell manufacturing via simulation -- past, present and future

Yimao Wan speaks at UNSW SPREE
17 October 2014

Yimao Wan (ANU)

Location and time: Thursday 23rd Oct, 12:00 in TETB LG03

TITLE: Highly Transmitting and Highly Passivating Silicon Nitride for Solar Cells

John Mathews speaks at UNSW SPREE
30 September 2014

John Mathews  (MGSM, Macquarie University)

LOCATION AND TIME: Thurs 16 October, 12:00 in TETB LG03

TITLE: Renewables, energy security, China and the greening of capitalism

In Profile - Sanika Waghulde

Sanika Waghulde - PV Engineering

Degree program: Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering

After participating in the Great Engineering Challenge during high school, I was interested and researched online about the programs offered... I belong to Engineers Without Borders, Renewable Energy Society and Women in Renewable Energy... After I graduate, I plan to work in the renewable energy industry or in the sustainability in an organisation.

 

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