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Projects

Project in the Centre for Renewable Energy

Current projects

ProjectTypeFunding bodyPartnersPrincipal researcher
Technical advisory panel for solar water heaters and air source heat pumpsIndustry ConsultancyClean Energy Regulator Dr Jeremy Trombley and Dr Edward Halawa
Cost-Effective Maintenance of Remote Hybrid Mini-Grid SystemsResearch, FundingNorthern Territory Government Dr Mario Palendeng and Prof SureshThennadil 
Bioenergy for PV hybrid electricity generationResearchNorthern Territory Government Dr Jeremy Trombley and Prof Suresh Thennadil

Completed projects

ProjectTypeFunding bodyPartners
SolarNT app, a simple PV estimation app for the NTResearchCDU Foundation 
The implementation of electric solar charging facilities, including solar-powered charging stations, in the Darwin CBD: A desktop studyResearchCDU FoundationDarwin City Council
Enhancing the energy performance of building envelopes in the hot and humid climates of Darwin (Australia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)ResearchIRUUniversity of Malaya
Energy futures in remote Australia: Energy access and livelihoods in Aboriginal homelandsResearchCRC - Remote Economic Participation 
Energy efficiency of houses and best practice urban design in Northern AustraliaResearchDefense Housing AustraliaInvesta Land and Power and Water Corporation.
An intelligent tool for remote off-grid solar PV-to-diesel power system integrationsPostdoctoral FellowshipAustralian Renewable Energy AgencyPower and Water Corporation and Epuron Pty. Ltd. 
Manymak energy efficiency projectResearchDepartment of Industry and Science - LIEEPPower and Water Corporation, Northern Territory Government, Centre for Appropriate Technology and East Arnhem Regional Council 
Smart cooling in the tropicsResearchDepartment of Industry and Science - LIEEPEnvironment Centre NT, COTA, Melaleuca Refugee Centre, Yilli Housing and Carers Australia NT. 
Understanding adoption of renewable energy technology: A study of the Alice Solar City
(ASC) initiative.
ResearchASC  
Solar roofing testing facility in the tropicsIndustry ResearchThe Specialty Coatings Pty. Ltd.  
Analysis of household participation in a renewable energy and energy efficiency program in Central AustraliaResearchASC  
Social barriers to adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologiesResearchCRC - Remote Economic Participation  
Hydroelectricity potential in the NTIndustry ConsultancyPower and Water Corporation  
Overvoltage study in small distributed solar generators on residential low-voltage (LV) networksIndustry ResearchPower and Water Corporation