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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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?

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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.