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Environmental Linkage Grants

Congratulations to Environment Institute members Professor Alan Cooper and Professor Gus Nathan in securing funding in the following linkage projects: Alan Cooper Identifying the diversity and evolution of loci associated with adaptation to aridity/heat and salinity in ancient cereal crops Project Summary This project will use ancient grains of wheat, barley and rye to find [...]

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‘No Zero Impact Energy’ Argues Energy Expert

Centre for Energy Technology Director Professor Gus Nathan argues that there is no such thing as ‘free’, ‘zero impact’ or ‘safe’ energy. “The Japanese Fukushima Daiichi plant crisis has caused some people to question the impact of various power generation sources on our environment and lifestyles,” said the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) [...]

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Solar Research Succeeds in Winning ARC Linkage

An investigation which aims to reduce the levelised cost of solar thermal energy by 40 per cent relative to present hybrids has successfully won an Australian Research Council Linkage Project application. The Centre for Energy Technology (CET) Director Professor Gus Nathan heads up the successful application team which includes other Adelaide University staff Associate Professor [...]

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Glimpse into the Future of Energy

Two new public seminar series starting in July will offer insight into how developments in clean, cost-effective energy technology will shape our future. Run by the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Energy Technology, the free public seminars will focus on different aspects of energy. “Thinking Critically About Sustainable Energy” – organised in conjunction with the [...]

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Inaugural Meeting of CET Advisory Board

The Centre for Energy Technology (CET) has held the first meeting of its Advisory Board, chaired by the former Premier of South Australia, The Hon. John Olsen AO. The Advisory Board brings leading practitioners from industry, government agencies and research together to provide advice to the Centre on strategic initiatives, contribute to long term planning [...]

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Blue Sky 2009 Symposium.

Listen to Gus Nathan from the Centre of Energy Technology talk about the potential for integrating renewable energy systems into wine operations at the University of Adelaide’s Wine2030 Blue Sky event on 10 November 2009.

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