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.
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.
Can seaweed fight climate change?
A University of Melbourne expert asks what role seaweed can play in humanity’s fight to reduce greenhouse emissions, and even save the world?
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
Q&A: Aspiring to an ecocity future
A sustainable ecocity relies on political, economic, social and technical expertise. The University of Melbourne explores the outlook in two countries.
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.
How renewable energy empowers women in remote communities
Access to renewable energy is positively affecting social and gender equity across developing countries in Asia.