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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
Kylie Catchpole The Duong ANU Solar record
4 April 2017
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have achieved a new record efficiency for low-cost semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could...
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17 March 2017
Former ACT Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Simon Corbell, has been appointed an Honorary Associate Professor at the Research School of Engineering at The...
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16 March 2017
The Australian Government has announced a $2 billion expansion to the Snowy Hydro scheme, involving new tunnels and pumped hydro storage, designed to help stabilise electricity...
27 February 2017
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 Australian National...
15 December 2016
Click here to read an opinion piece by Professor Warwick McKibbin, published in the Australian Financial Review. 
8 December 2016
By Professor Ken Baldwin, ANU Reporter.  Imagine a world in which your home appliances are orchestrated by a computer that also controls your heater and air conditioner,...
1 December 2016
The ANU Energy Change Annual Report 2016 is now available - download here.   

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