Latest News & Events

25 August 2016

Location and time: Thursday 15th September, 12:00 in LG03.

TITLE: Towards an intelligent future energy grid

25 August 2016

Location and time: Thursday 8th September, 12:00 in LG03.

TITLE: Lifetime spectroscopy for defect identification in low cost crystalline silicon materials

Jessie Knapstein speaks at UNSW SPREE
12 August 2016

Location and time: Friday 12th August, 13:00 in LG05.

TITLE: Disaggregating renewable energy technology learning curves

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