Publications

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This page lists group publications. For individual publication lists of our group members, please visit their profiles.

2018

Matthew Stocks and Andrew Blakers, 27th June 2018, New coal doesn’t stack up – just look at Queensland’s renewable energy numbers, The Conversation.

Presentation by Andrew Blakers for the World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, June 2018, Pumped hydro storage and 100% renewable electricity .

Bin Lu, Matthew Stocks, Andrew Blakers, Kirsten Anderson 2018, ‘Geographic information system algorithms to locate prospective sites for pumped hydro energy storage’, Applied Energy, vol. 222, 15 July 2018, pp. 300-312, ISSN 0306-2619, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.03.177.

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Andrew Blakers, 6th April 2018, Solar PV and wind are on track to replace all coal, oil and gas within two decades, The Conversation.

2017

Presentation by Andrew Blakers for the Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference, Melbourne, December 2017, Pumped hydro storage and 100% renewable electricity .

Presentation by Bin Lu for the Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference, Melbourne, December 2017, Modelling 100% renewables in South Australia .

Video interview discussing renewables in Australia (mp4 368 MB – open in new tab to play) with Matt Stocks on ABC Breakfast, 26 August 2017.

Presentation by Andrew Blakers for the ARENA Showcase at Parliament House, Canberra, August 2017, Pumped hydro storage and 100% renewable electricity .

Andrew Blakers, 3rd August 2017, Solar is now the most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide, The Conversation.

Andrew Blakers, Bin Lu, Matthew Stocks 2017, ‘100% renewable electricity in Australia’, Energy, vol. 133, 15 August 2017, pp. 471-482, ISSN 0360-5442, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.05.168

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Bin Lu, Andrew Blakers, Matthew Stocks 2017, ‘90–100% renewable electricity for the South West Interconnected System of Western Australia’, Energy, vol. 122, 1 March 2017, pp. 663-674, ISSN 0360-5442, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.01.077.

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Anna Nadolny & Andrew Blakers, 2nd May 2017, Charging to the Future – but are our governments keeping up with electric cars?, Public Sector Informant.

Andrew Blakers, 2nd February 2017, The government is right to fund energy storage: a 100% renewable grid is within reach, The Conversation.

2016

Andrew Blakers, 27th June 2016, Wind and solar PV have won the race – it’s too late for other clean energy technologies, The Conversation.

Andrew Blakers, 26th May 2016, How Australia can eliminate coal-fired electricity by 2030, The Sydney Morning Herald.

2015

Lu, B, Blakers, A, Li, X et al 2015, 'Short-Term Off-River Energy Storage to facilitate a 100% wind & photovoltaics scenario for the South West Interconnected System in Western Australia', 2015 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, ed. R. Egan, R. Passey, Australian Photovoltaic Institute, Canberra.

Andrew Blakers 2015 ‘Sustainable Energy Options’, Asian Perspective: October-December 2015, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 559-590.

2014

Andrew Blakers, 2014, ‘Mass energy storage using off-river pumped hydro’, Light, Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper JTh5B.3.

Andrew Blakers, 9th July 2014, How pushing water uphill can solve our renewable energy issues, The Conversation.

2013

Andrew Blakers, 21st August 2013, The north’s future is electrifying: powering Asia with renewables, The Conversation.

Andrew Blakers, 26th March 2013, Explainer: what is photovoltaic solar energy?, The Conversation.

2012

Andrew Blakers, Joachim Luther, & Anna Nadolny, 2012, ‘Asia Pacific Super Grid: Solar electricity generation, storage and distribution’, Green, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 189-202.

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2010

Andrew Blakers, Jamie Pittock, Mishka Talent, & F Markham, 2010, ‘Pumped hydro for large scale storage of solar generated electricity in Australia’, Solar 2010, the 48th Australian Solar Energy Society Annual Conference.

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