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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

6 February 2016

Location and time: Thursday 25th February, 12:00 in LG03.

TITLE: Development and Commercialisation of UNSW Hydrogenation Technology

Alistair Sproul speaks at UNSW SPREE
14 December 2015

Location and time: Thursday 17th December, 12:00 in Law Theatre G02.

TITLE: Low and zero energy buildings - towards green cities in Australia

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.


An overview of the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

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

Featured News - Eureka Prize Finalists

Scientia Professor Martin Green and Dr Mark Keevers, from the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, are among nine UNSW researchers and one collaborative research team, shortlisted for this year's Eureka Prize. Their work was selected for delivering the highest efficiency ever reported for converting sunlight into electricity.

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are the country’s most comprehensive national science awards.