UOW Industrial Renewable Energy & Sustainability Research Project

Curious, innovative, sustainable advantage. It is with these three pillars of the Prological business in mind that we are excited to announce our new partnership with the University of Wollongong Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC). SBRC addresses the challenges of transforming buildings and built environment into more sustainable places.

Energy efficiency in the commercial sector represents an untapped opportunity to lower CO2 output and reduce operating costs. Over the next 18 months, Prological will sponsor Master of Philosophy student Craig Pickup undertake a Higher Degree Research project. Craig will develop an economic evaluation of sustainable energy generation technologies to both commercial and industrial buildings. 

The research will evaluate the effectiveness and cost-efficiency of new and existing technologies when installed in existing infrastructure and designed into greenfield developments. One research outcome will be the creation of an assessment tool that will allow businesses to evaluate commercial opportunities for improving energy efficiency through the application of various technologies. 

Part 1 – Renewable Energy in Australia

“Renewable energy is defined as energy that is produced by natural resources-such as sunlight, wind, rain, waves, tides and geothermal heat-that are naturally replenished within …

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Part 2 – Renewable Energy Generation and Technologies

Over the past decade electricity from renewable energy generation has drastically decreased in cost due to technology improvements, economies of scale, increased supply chain competition …

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Part 3 – Energy Storage Technologies

Energy storage, what is it, and how is it used? Simply put, energy storage is short to long-term storing of energy in electrical, mechanical, chemical, …

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