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

Muriel Watt speaks at UNSW SPREE
19 August 2014

Muriel Watt (UNSW SPREE, IT Power, IEA PV, Australian PV Institute)

Location & time: Thursday 28th August, 12:00 in TETB LG03

TITLE: Update on the Australian PV Market

Andreas Fell speaks at UNSW SPREE
19 August 2014

Andreas Fell (ANU)

Location & time: Thursday 21st August, 12:00 in TETB LG03

TITLE: Localized laser doped contacts

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19 August 2014

Brian Korgel (University of Texas at Austin)

Location & time: Tuesday 19th August, 12:00 in TETB LG03

TITLE: Powered Paint - Nanotech Solar Ink

6 September 2014
9.00am to 5.30pm
30 October 2014
8.45am

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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