UNSW has hundreds of energy experts with a strong reputation for excellence, rigour and relevance, and world-class research facilities.
The Institute is informed by a strong legacy of deep research capabilities across the entire energy value chain
Science and technology: traditional and renewable energy, energy storage, energy systems and integration, power-to-gas and gas-to-power, digital grids, energy efficiency and productivity, energy-smart precincts and buildings, energy access and affordability.
Public policy, economics and market design, laws, standards and regulation, social acceptance and energy equity.
UNSW’s experts have a strong reputation for excellence, combining rigour with relevance, and they work in world-class research facilities.
The Institute magnifies and accelerates UNSW’s impact, by operating across Faculty and School boundaries, so that the “whole is greater than the sum of the parts”. The Energy Institute collaborates with renowned UNSW centres and institutes in energy-adjacent domains:
Energy-transport nexus: UNSW Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation;
Energy-water nexus: UNSW Global Water Institute;
Energy-climate nexus: UNSW Climate Change Research Centre.
The Institute intermediates between external stakeholders and UNSW’s capabilities, ensuring relevance and timeliness, enhancing knowledge sharing and increasing funding
The Institute asks and answers ”big questions”
The Institute provides credible advocacy in the public domain, supported by modelling and research.
Our intention is to achieve tangible, long term impact.