Centre for Energy Technology

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We liaise with industry partners and build research teams to develop innovative solutions for sustainable fuels, minerals processing and power.


Companies are invited to partner in the Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) to expedite the decarbonisation of Australia’s heavy industrial processes and produce materials vital to the local and global economies at lower costs and in more sustainable ways.

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Energy technology news

Associate Professor Peter Mullinger: celebrating a career at the nexus of industry and academia

On Thursday December 16, 2021, colleagues from the University of Adelaide and former industry partners will gather at a private function to thank Associate Professor Peter Mullinger for his many contributions, and to celebrate his rich and varied career, which was at the core, dedicated to increasing fuel efficiency, and lowering carbon emissions.

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CET researchers awarded Solar Energy Journal Best Paper 2021

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Emes, Dr Azadeh Jafari and Prof Maziar Arjomandi, from the School of Mechanical Engineering, for receiving the Solar Energy Journal Best Paper Award 2021 from the International Solar Energy Society (ISES).

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IEA report on low-carbon clean energy transition is now available

The International Energy Agency (IEA) report on low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia for the decarbonisation of the power sector was launched this week on Wednesday October 6, 2021, at the 1st International Conference on Fuel Ammonia, part of the Tokyo “Beyond Zero” Week organised and hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan.

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Adelaide hosts successful forum on Hydrogen Production Technologies

The HyPT-2 Forum was held virtually, as 6 webinars over 3 days, running from September 14-16, 2021. The keynote speakers and panellists were drawn from nine countries around the world, 28 of the 38 speakers from a range of industry and research settings were from overseas, from countries such as the US, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, Israel and Japan, the remaining 10 speakers from Australia, were drawn from across the country.



Experts focus on hydrogen production tech

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the latest technology and developments in the hydrogen sphere at a virtual international forum convened by the University of Adelaide this week (14-16 September). Full details and registration for the HyPT-2 Forum are available at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/cet/seminars-events/hypt



Register today for the HyPT-2 Forum

Join us at the Second International Forum on Hydrogen Production Technologies (HyPT-2). This virtual event held September 14-16, 2021 (ACST) will bring together leading thinkers in industry and research to discuss the merits of alternative CO2-free hydrogen technologies. More information and registration at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/cet/seminars-events/hypt


HiTeMP Forum

The High Temperature Minerals Processing (HiTeMP) Forum. Preparing for an energy and carbon-constrained future, this forum brings together companies, researchers, investors and policy makers to scope further action on decarbonising the mineral processing sector. Download the HiTeMP-2 Outlook Report and pre-register for HiTeMP-3, 4-6 April, 2022.

International Sooting Flame Workshop

A biennial forum for researchers to develop improved predictive capability of soot in flames of practical relevance through international collaboration between experimentalists and modellers.