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17 August 2017
The directors of Australia’s major energy research institutes have announced the formation of a new Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA) to provide...
16 August 2017
A delegation from the Energy Change Institute travelled to Astana, Kazakhstan in August to connect with energy researchers from the Central Asian country at the Australia –...
16 August 2017
Current energy policies are a long way from achieving a rapid transformation to a low carbon system of energy supply. One of the main reasons behind this is the political...
14 August 2017
This article first appeared in The Conversation. Q&A AUDIENCE MEMBER: Hi. Renewable energy is more carbon-efficient, and now cheaper, than coal and other fossil fuels...
3 August 2017
Researchers at ANU have identified about 5,000 sites in Queensland, Tasmania, the Canberra district and in and around Alice Springs as potentially suitable for pumped hydro...
3 August 2017
Written by Andrew Blakers, ECI Executive Member and Professor of Engineering, Australian National University. This article originally appeared in The Conversation. Solar has...
2 August 2017
The ANU Energy Change Institute’s Grand Challenge is to bring Zero-Carbon Energy to the Asia Pacific. We live in the Asian century. In the next two decades, two thirds of...
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31 July 2017
The ANU, through the Energy Change Institute, is seeking concept proposals from ANU researchers who wish to build partnerships with ActewAGL and Icon Water to work on key...
Renewable energy technology: developments and challenges
28 July 2017
In this video watch Professor Ken Baldwin, Director of the Energy Change Institute (ECI) interview the Director of the US Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy...
7 July 2017
The Australian National University and The University of Melbourne will lead the Australian side of a new bilateral research collaboration with top German institutions to build...
6 July 2017
An international climate policy expert at ANU, and Energy Change Insititute member, has called on G20 leaders to take concrete steps to reduce fossil-fuel subsidies and...
27 June 2017
Permafrost is the layer of permanently frozen earth – over a 1,000 metres thick in some places – that lies just beneath the land surface in Arctic regions....
ANU Pumped Hydro sites SA
16 June 2017
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have identified 185 sites in South Australia potentially suitable for pumped hydro storage, which may help secure Australia...
16 June 2017
It was hoped that the Finkel review of the national electricity market would provide the basis to negotiate an end to the "climate wars" - the short-term, opportunistic...
9 June 2017
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 forward to...
Even the cleanest coal plants add millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere each year.
8 June 2017
The main job of the Finkel Review, to be released this week, is to set out ways to reform the National Electricity Market (NEM) to ensure it delivers reliable and affordable power...
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7 June 2017
The path to a decarbonised economy does not need to be painful or expensive. In Australia we have every opportunity to make our electricity system reliable, clean and affordable....
7 June 2017
As the energy sector eagerly awaits Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel's final report on the review of the electricity market's future security, ANU experts below provide...
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25 May 2017
The Prime Minister’s recent decision to back coal rests on the assumption that it can somehow be made 'clean' or more precisely, that carbon capture and storage (CCS...
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23 May 2017
Associate Professor Matthew Hole from the ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering has been made a Science Fellow at ITER, the world's largest fusion experiment, which...

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