renewable energy

Murdoch student finalist for Premier’s Science Awards

July 28th, 2014

Murdoch PhD student, Tobias Prosin, is a finalist in the 2014 Premier’s Science Awards. Tobias is a concentrated solar thermal (CST) engineer who is pioneering the introduction of this new field of renewable energy technology in Australia.

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Public lecture looks at future of the energy market

October 8th, 2013

The 2013 Keith Roby Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, October 22 will explore how the residential energy market requires a paradigm shift in order to integrate the new reality of distributed energy.

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Past and present Murdoch students united in a renewable energy vision for WA

October 29th, 2012

Students and staff recently visited two renewable energy installations and the Murdoch graduates helping to run them.

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New salt-based battery a leap for green energy

August 8th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have come up with a potential solution to one of sustainable energy’s greatest challenges: power storage for use in non-generation times.

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Education minister to open $7.5m Engineering and Energy building

October 20th, 2011

A new state-of-the-art teaching and research facility at Murdoch University will be opened by Western Australia’s Minister for Education Dr Elizabeth Constable on Wednesday, October 26.

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Investigating renewable energy for powering desalination

August 19th, 2010

A new project to investigate whether renewable energy can be used to power desalination has received funding from Australia’s National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED).

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More GreenPower means less greenhouse gas at Murdoch

August 13th, 2010

Murdoch University has again increased its use of renewable energy, cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by a further 216 tonnes a year. The environmental saving is equivalent to the electricity consumption of 33 households.

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