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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Image of Kevin Le with a blue Morpho butterfly and a solar cell
18 May 2017
Engineers have invented tiny structures inspired by butterfly wings that open the door to new solar cell technologies and other applications requiring precise manipulation of...
Image of Hanul (formerly Ulchin) nuclear power plant - the largest nuclear power plant in South Korea
21 April 2017
The symposium held at ANU on 11 April reviewed the report of the South Australian Government’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission. A communique from the...

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