Renewable Energy Engineering - SOLACR2655

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School:  School of the Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering


Program: 2655 - Photov & Renewable Energy Eng


Master of Engineering (Research)

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Stream Outline

Renewable Energy Engineering is concerned with energy efficiency and the production and use of technologies for the conversion of environmental energy into useful forms.

The areas of interest include heat and electricity generation from solar thermal systems, wind turbines, biomass, combustion modelling and the important areas of the design of energy efficient buildings and appliances. Photovoltaics technology is a special area of expertise at UNSW and has its own Stream in each of the School's research degree programs.

Worldwide, the renewable energy industry is growing dramatically each year. Recent studies, publications and media releases indicate that large numbers of jobs are being created in all aspects of photovoltaic and renewable energy engineering. Job opportunities exist in renewable energy system design and implementation for remote areas, manufacturing, quality control, grid-connected systems, fault diagnosis and testing, maintenance, simulation and modelling, technology development, marketing, financing, policy, education, project management, research, etc.

Stream Structure

Studying Renewable Energy Engineering at UNSW

The study of Renewable Energy Engineering is primarily through the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering The School's academic staff have strong links with other Schools and collaborative research projects are also feasible.

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