Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships attract world's best minds

Friday, 29 May 2015

Andrew and Nicola Forrest today announced the first recipients of the prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships – with the five recipients flying in from around the world to accept their scholarship.

Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb

Tapping geothermal energy to create fresh water for WA

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia will investigate the use of geothermal energy to desalinate groundwater in WA.

WAGCOE Director, Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb and Minister Moore, Min

WAGCoE student trials geothermal desalination

Friday, 4 November 2011

UWA PhD student, Alexander Christ,  is working with The West Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCoE) and the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED) to design a new desalination system.

Geothermal delegation

UWA a global hotspot for minerals and energy research

Monday, 29 August 2011

The University of Western Australia today hosted a delegation of Ambassadors to the United Nations and the visit of more than 30 senior Government officials from across Africa to showcase its energy and minerals research, including in geothermal energy.

Brain-trading with Europe

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Associate Professor Florian Fusseis has returned to UWA after a trip to northern Europe to discuss developments in geothermal power.

geothermal sampling

Super telescope funding targets UWA’s geothermal research

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Researchers from The University of Western Australia will benefit from $47.3 million in Federal Government funding for the development of solar and geothermal technologies to support Australia's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope.

Green ambassador lauded

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

A researcher from The University of Western Australia has won the inaugural Sustainable Energy Industry Excellence and Innovation Ambassador Award for 2010.

Klaus Regenauer-Lieb and Norman Moore at the Centre's official opening

New centre makes geothermal cities a hot prospect

Thursday, 3 December 2009

A new research centre dedicated to developing technologies designed to help establish sustainable, low-emission, geothermal cities, was launched in Perth today by the Western Australian Minister for Mines and Petroleum, the Hon Norman Moore.

The Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCOE) is a joint venture between The University of Western Australia and CSIRO, in conjunction with Curtin University of Technology, and supported by the WA State Government.

Geothermal - the energy future beneath our feet

Thursday, 1 October 2009

By Klaus Regenauer-Lieb

It’s been a fantastic few months since the WA Geothermal Centre of Excellence partners came together to push the button on start-up. We’ve been planning the Centre’s projects, strategy and focus for some time now and I’m happy to report that we’ve been making some real progress towards our goals.

Report indicates geothermal job growth

Thursday, 11 June 2009

A 2009 report suggested that more than 17,000 jobs could be created in the geothermal energy industry by 2050.

The geothermal industry, which involves extracting heat stored in the earth to generate power, is growing in Australia with almost 400 tenements for projects and around $1.5 billion in projects under way.

High level of geothermal interest prompts acreage release in State’s south

Thursday, 28 May 2009

The State Government has opened a second geothermal acreage release for 2009 following the earlier high level of bidding for exploration rights in the Perth and Carnarvon basins.