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Renewable energy engineering

Renewable energy engineers explore ways to make the best use of renewable energy technologies like solar, wind, biomass, smart grids and photovoltaics, which is the use and manufacture of solar cells to power virtually anything electrical.

SPREE (for High schools)

SPREE offers a range of free teaching materials to highschool teachers and students years 10-12 who are interested in pursuing an exciting future in solar PV and renewable energy engineering, all available to download.

Research & impact

Software, data & links

Our resources on software and data are designed to help you navigate databases, software and publications with ease. These renewable energy resources will support and strengthen your research.

Research activities

Our research activities encompass diverse areas of solar PV (photovoltaics) and renewable energy. We are proud of our industry partnerships and continue to grow and strengthen our research groups. We welcome all enquiries from the renewables sector.


UNSW engineering facilities are designed for industry-leading standards and foster excellence in teaching, learning and research. We are renowned for our world-class research outcomes. Join us and explore the possibilities.

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