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