Energy Change Institute Open Day 2019

Date & time

10pm 11 February – 2am 12 February 2019


Finkel Lecture Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building 131, Garran Road, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601


Ken Baldwin; Greg Wilson; Armin Aberle; Emma Aisbett; Bjorn Sturmberg; Elizabeth Ratnam; Marnie Shaw; Alexey Glushenkov and more


 Sarah Wilson

The Energy Change Institute Open Day showcases the latest energy research from ANU and provides a platform for exchanging ideas for ANU researchers, industry, government agencies and other energy stakeholders.

Presentations from the day can now be downloaded - see below. 

Time Presenter / subject Download Presentation

State-of-the-Institute presentation – Professor Ken Baldwin, Energy Change Institute

Incorporating updates on:

Education programs - Dr James Prest

Industry Engagement - Dr Igor Skryabin

Outreach and Public Policy - Sarah Wilson and Ken Baldwin 

PDF (3.75MB)



Keynote Presentation

Current Status of Renewable Energy and Climate Change in the US - Greg Wilson, G.M. Consulting and formerly of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

PDF (5.65MB)


Keynote Presentation

SERIS-ANU solar energy collaborations and solarisation of Singapore - Professor Armin Aberle, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), National University of Singapore

PDF (3.1MB)

External engagement

ANU ECI Grand Challenge - Zero-carbon energy for the Asia- Pacific - Dr Emma Aisbett, ECI and School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet)

PDF (2.5MB)
  ActewAGL Endowment grant winner - Report of Activities: Efficient Non-Noble Metals Catalysts for Low-Cost and Scalable H2 Generation and Storage - Professor Antonio Tricoli    
11.50-12.30 Research Presentations

Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program

Dr Marnie Shaw, Research School of Engineering

Dr Alexey Glushenkov, Research School of Chemistry & Research School of Engineering

Dr Elizabeth Ratnam, Research School of Engineering

Dr Bjӧrn Sturmberg, Research School of Engineering

PDF (15MB)

12.30 -1pm New ECI Members' Research  

Improvised cook-stoves, Professor Israr Qureshi, College of Business and Economics


Energy Policy and Costs and Distributional modelling for Australian Households, Associate Professor Ben Phillips, Centre for Social Research and Methods

PDF (300KB)
  Sub-Monolayers of Al2O3 as Passivating Contacts for Silicon Solar Cells, Dr Daniel Hiller, Research School of Engineering PDF (1.5MB)
  Peer-to-peer Energy Sharing, Dr Sid Chau, Research School of Computer Science PDF (1.7MB)
  Computational Design of Catalyst Materials and Technologies, Professor Sean Smith, Research School of Physical Science and Engineering PDF (1.6MB)

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