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7 February 2018
The Australian National University (ANU) will help reduce its carbon footprint and its reliance on the electricity grid with the installation of ANU-invented solar panels on the...
30 January 2018
On Monday 29 January 2018 the Energy Change Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on how to grow Cooma as a centre of excellence for research, development, training and further...
29 January 2018
Energy Change Institute member, Professor Graham Farquhar AO has been named the 2018 Senior Australian of the Year. A global leader in plant biophysics and photosynthesis...
19 December 2017
Four ECI members were recognised for their important contributions to public discourse at the 2017 ANU Media and Outreach Awards announced last month. ECI Director...
4 December 2017
The annual Energy Change Institute's flagship event, ANU Energy Update 2017, brought together Australian researchers, policymakers, industry, embassy officials and...
27 November 2017
A new study by The Australian National University has found Australia can easily meet its 2030 carbon emissions target by replacing coal-fired power stations with renewables at...
15 November 2017
When we harness the sun’s heat to drive chemical reactions, as researchers at ANU’s Solar Thermal Lab are working to do, the potential is enormous. It might sound...
20 October 2017
The economist behind a new study into traffic and fuel prices has urged countries to continue their progress toward eliminating fossil fuel subsidies. He has also drawn attention...
18 October 2017
The Federal Government has announced a new energy plan that sees an emphasis on affordable and reliable power and will not adopt the Clean Energy Target recommended in Australia...
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21 September 2017
The Australian National University (ANU) has completed an audit of 22,000 potential sites across Australia for pumped hydro energy storage, which can be used to support a secure...
19 September 2017
Students from The Australian National University (ANU) have launched their first high-technology solar car to compete in the World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide. The...
29 August 2017
ANU physicists are helping lead a global effort to make a star on Earth, otherwise known as a nuclear fusion facility that could produce inexhaustible clean power. Will Wright...
21 August 2017
Japanese MP, Ms Yuko Obuchi, met with the Solar Thermal Group at the Australian National University (ANU) to learn about hydrogen and solar energy research in Australia. A...
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...
ANU Energy Change Institute Grand Challenge
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...
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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...

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