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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...
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...
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.   
29 November 2016
Australia needs to consider a carbon price of around $US140 a tonne by 2040 to help the world meet its target to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, experts have told The...
14 November 2016
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new way to fabricate high efficiency semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could lead...
Araluen in New South Wales is a possible STORES site.  Image:  Google Earth
2 November 2016
Hydro power could provide cost-effective large-scale energy storage that can support high levels of renewable energy in Australia's electricity grid. The Australian...
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17 October 2016
Australia's energy security needs to be reviewed in the face of new threats from climate change, cyber hacking and greater complexity in the energy system, an expert forum...

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