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  1. 17 August 2017 - Public Affairs

    Is re-regulation the solution to Australia’s electricity price shock?

    As electricity retailers report back to the Government and ACCC over proposals to make power more affordable - should re-regulating the market be an option?

  2. 2 August 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Going underground for green energy

    University of Melbourne researchers are piloting geothermal/geoexchange energy for heating and cooling underground railway stations on the Metro Tunnel Project

  3. 3 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Australia’s energy trilemma explained

    A University of Melbourne expert explains Australia's energy trilemma: how to deliver energy that is affordable, environmentally sustainable and reliable.

  4. 19 June 2017 - Science Matters

    The exciting future of light energy

    The University of Melbourne is leading the Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science - which could potentially change how we meet the world's future energy needs

  5. 18 May 2017 - Science Matters

    Is the Australian gas shortfall a myth?

    Australia has been warned of blackouts as gas supplies run out, but University of Melbourne research questions whether the gas shortfall is as big as we think.

  6. 7 March 2017 - Science Matters

    You snooze you lose in Victoria’s electricity market

    A deregulated, competitive electricity market is great for consumers prepared to work to get the best deals, but hurts those who can least afford it

  7. 29 October 2016 - Science Matters

    Growing greener cities

    Planting gardens on office buildings will reduce inner-city temperatures and create energy savings – and improve workers’ moods.

  8. 29 October 2016 - Science Matters

    Making any surface solar

    Printable and flexible solar cells, which can turn almost any surface into a solar array, could provide a cheap and almost limitless energy supply.

  9. 12 February 2016 - Public Affairs

    Coal seam gas debate is more than hot air

    AGL announces it will quit exploring coal seam gas in Gloucester, New South Wales. What's really behind their decision?

  10. 18 January 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Can hackers turn off the lights?

    We all know cyber-criminals can steal our personal information, but what happens when hackers attack our power companies and other critical infrastructure?