renewable energy

Lithium research to transform energy use

August 24th, 2017

Researchers at Murdoch University are developing lithium technology which will transform the way the world uses energy. Dean of the School of Engineering and Information Technology, Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, said Murdoch University was leading the switch from traditional fossil fuels to clean renewables. Professor Dlugogorski believes that Australia is poised to help establish Australia as the major supplier of lithium to the world.

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Climate expert provides roadmap for Australia’s energy future

August 23rd, 2017

Australia could become the centre of the global renewable energy transformation, according to international climate expert Dr Bill Hare who spoke at Murdoch recently.

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Murdoch University to lead shift to clean energy

July 12th, 2017

Murdoch University will lead Western Australian participation in a $20 million international Energy Transition Hub designed to generate economic and technological benefits for the State from the shift to clean energy.

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Experts to discuss renewable energy future

January 25th, 2017

Renewable energy - wind farm

Could Australia be powered entirely by renewable energy? This is the question a panel of speakers from industry and academia will discuss at a public meeting in Fremantle on Sunday, 5 February.

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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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