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Building greener electricity networks
12 April 2018
New smart electricity technology developed at The Australian National University (ANU) has passed a major trial in Tasmania and has proven it can now help manage the supply of...
6 April 2018
The Australian National University (ANU) has announced the appointment of Dr Lachlan Blackhall to lead an international research program to improve ways to integrate battery...
4 April 2018
China's new national Emissions Trading Scheme has been analysed in-depth for the first time by a team of researchers led by Professor Frank Jotzo from The Australian National...
3 April 2018
JWLand has announced that it will be entering a partnership with the Australian National University’s Energy Change Institute to support renewable energy research. The...
26 February 2018
The Australian National University (ANU) will strengthen its clean energy research collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in the United States under a...
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...
Image of water spray from Pumped Hydro
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 –...

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