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Moving to energy-efficient lighting more than just a bright idea

15 June 2020

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Data Analytics for Intelligent Energy Systems

Date: Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Time: 1pm–2pm
Venue: Centre for Sustainability, Castle St and online via Zoom

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Travel funding

Applications are being accepted for travel grants for students towards attending conferences in energy related research.

Research Funding

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Seed funding and Sub-Theme funding

Call for OERC Seed funding and sub-theme funding application.

Research Funding 

Seed Grant Awards  2020

  • Michael Jack (Physics), Janet Stephenson (Centre for Sustainability), Dougal McQueen (Aurora Energy) “Impact of financial incentives on electricity use and consequences for electricity networks: Case study of “Hour of Power” in Dunedin”
  • Sam Lowrey (Physics), Zhifa Sun (Physics) “Real-world performance of shower water heat recovery systems (SWHRS) for domestic and commercial system installations”
  • Sam Lowrey (Physics), Michael Jack (Physics), Shane Jenkins (Property Services) “Variable control, micro-compressor driven domestic dehumidification for optimised energy efficiency”

Sub-Theme Grant Award  2020

  • No Sub-Theme Grants were awarded in 2020

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Press coverage


University’s road to net zero


Fired up about wood


Doing the natural gas-renewables sums 

The laws of science and politics

End forest tradeoffs for CO2: PCE climate report

Environment watchdog's bold idea to combat climate change

NZ’s environmental watchdog challenges climate policy on farm emissions and forestry offsets


Environment Commissioner’s Zero Carbon Act recommendations – Expert reaction

Residential colleges become more energy efficient

New watchdog backs bolder action on climate

New Zealand climate policy needs more 'bite' - environmental watchdog

Climate commission 'needs teeth': Norman

New Zealand climate policy needs more 'bite' - environmental watchdog

Climate commission 'needs teeth': Norman

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