ANU identifies possible pumped hydro sites in South Australia

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have identified 185 sites in South Australia potentially suitable for pumped hydro storage, which may

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ANU Pumped Hydro sites SA

The way forward from Finkel review of Australia’s energy future

With the release of Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel's blueprint for Australia's future electricity market, ANU experts below provide their thoughts on the way

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What is a 'low emissions target' and how would it work?

The main job of the Finkel Review, to be released this week, is to set

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Even the cleanest coal plants add millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere each year.

Australia needs a properly functioning National Energy Market

The path to a decarbonised economy does not need to be painful or expensive.

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Nuclear options need to be in the energy mix - experts

The symposium held at ANU on 11 April reviewed the report of the South Australian Government’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

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Image of Hanul (formerly Ulchin) nuclear power plant - the largest nuclear power plant in South Korea

New efficiency record for low-cost solar cell

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have achieved a new record efficiency for low-cost semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a break

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Kylie Catchpole The Duong ANU Solar record

Snowy Hydro Expansion - ANU Experts Comment

The Australian Government has announced a $2 billion expansion to the Snowy Hydro scheme, involving new tunnels and pumped hydro storage, designed to help st

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Hydro storage can secure 100% renewable electricity

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 per cent renewable energy, a new study from The Austra

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