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  1. 18 December 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Hydrogen: Has its time come?

    The promise of a Hydrogen Economy has waxed and waned, but the falling cost of renewable energy could be a game changer, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 19 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    If all else fails, do the conventional thing

    Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk

  3. 31 May 2018 - Design

    Paying the right price for energy efficient homes

    New University of Melbourne research finds people want to pay more for new energy-efficient housing, so what about a national rating system for existing houses?

  4. 8 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Does it pay to improve your home's efficiency?

    University of Melbourne researchers have shown how long it will take homeowners to 'pay off' energy efficiency retrofits in 31 local government areas.

  5. 28 January 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Think twice before going ‘off the grid’

    Microgrids provide a revolutionary approach to creating sustainable, low carbon communities, towns and cities, according to a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 21 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s ‘nothing to see here’ approach to climate policy

    The Government’s review of climate change policy reveals a ‘nothing to see here’ approach, which according to University of Melbourne experts, is not surprising

  7. 12 December 2017 - Inside Business

    Energy transition in China and Australia

    Australia and China are both transitioning away from fossil fuels but their reasons for doing so differ, says University of Melbourne expert Ross Garnaut.

  8. 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?

  9. 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

  10. 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.