Australia will reach a target of 50% renewable energy "because research and demand is on our side”, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said today, during a tour of UNSW’s world leading solar research facilities.... read more
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.
Looking for PhD Students to join UTSi Solar Cells research
UNSW—in collaboration with BlueScope Steel—proposes to invent, develop and demonstrate a building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing material to replace traditional steel roofs for large buildings.
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.
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3 August 2015
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24 July 2015
High-Efficiency Ultra Thin Silicon (UTSi) Solar Cells