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11 February 2016

Location and time: Tuesday 16th February, 12:00 in LG03

TITLE: Light management in new photovoltaic materials

Professors Green, Bagnall & Wenham (LtoR)
10 February 2016

The 2015 end of year research status update videos (5 talks) for the UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering for staff, alumni and industry partners are now available:

Dr Richard Corkish(L) and Indian Minister of Energy Piyush Goyal(R)
9 February 2016

Indian Minister of Energy, Piyush Goyal, visited the UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering seeing the Tyree Energy Technologies Building’s 150 kW Pluto Solar Cell array, many of the PV research labs and one of Sunswift’s (... read more

In Profile - Prof Martin Green

A 40 year history of the World Leading Photovoltaic Labs at UNSW

The photovoltaic laboratories at UNSW commenced in 1974 when Prof Green joined the University. This presentation highlights some of the key events and personalities contributing to the subsequent 40 years history. See Stuart, Zhengrong and Alistair as young students, find out what led to the first 20% efficient silicon cell and the PERC cell, now becoming the industry standard, and find out about our recent 40% result.

FEATURED

An overview of the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Solar Cells: ABC Catalyst
A story about our new world record

SPREE Research Status Seminar

The 2015 end of year research status update (5 talks) for the UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering for staff, alumni and industry partners. Darren Bagnall, Head of School - Intro -- Martin Green - world-wide status of the PERC Cell (Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell) -- Brett Hallam - Light induced degradation in solar cells and the solution -- Muriel Watt - Energy Storage -- Alistair Sproul - Energy Efficiency