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our facilities

World class spaces and equipment

Our facilities across the UNSW Sydney's Kensington campus include the Institutes Lab 333 in the Electrical Engineering Building/G17, and our Investigators' spaces - chemistry labs, solar research facilities, electrical engineering labs, maker spaces and more.
UNSW Digital Grid Futures Institute
Home to the Institute team, energy systems staff and students.

UNSW Digital Grid Futures Institute

Level 3, Electrical Engineering Building/G17

Particle and Catalysis Lab
ARC Laureate Fellow and Scientia Professor Rose Amal

Particle and Catalysis Lab

Level 3, Tyree Energy Technology Building

Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB)
TETB's rooftop incorporates photovoltaic cells for the testing of research and development work as well as contributing to the energy input requirements of the building

Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB)

Home to Particle and Catalysis Lab and School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy (SPREE)

Solar Industrial Research Facility (SIRF)
UNSWs School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE) collaborates with cell manufacturers to develope new technologies and incorporate these on their industrial cell production lines, providing ready-made demand for the new products.

Solar Industrial Research Facility (SIRF)

Photovoltaic pilot production line

Flow Battery Research Laboratory
A world leading facility for research into vanadium and other flow battery technologies.

Flow Battery Research Laboratory

Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB)

500 kWh Tesla battery
Working with Transgrid and our Tesla battery for real-time studies of how increasing levels of renewable energy generation in the electricity supply network can be managed by using distributed storage solutions

500 kWh Tesla battery

Old Main Building

Real-time Digital Simulation (RTS) Laboratory
Real-time digital power system simulation provides an accurate, reliable and cost-effective method to simulate, verify and experiment with multiple technologies, functions, operations and control from individual components to small and large scale power systems

Real-time Digital Simulation (RTS) Laboratory

Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB)

Virtual Synchronous Generators for wind farm control
Virtual synchronous controller (wind farm controller donated by Goldwind), wind converter controller and static variance compensators

Virtual Synchronous Generators for wind farm control

Lab 339, Electrical Engineering Building

The Allens Hub
A partnership between Allens and UNSW Law, the hub adds breadth and depth to research on the diverse interactions among technological change, law, and legal practice.

The Allens Hub

Law Building

Lab 339
Lab 339, home to domestic and industry load monitoring research equipped with typical household appliances, smart meters, analytical tools and Real-time Digital Simulators.

Lab 339

School of Electrical Engineering, Building G17

3 Electric cars and fast charging stations
UNSW's electric vehicle capability includes fast charging and a car fleet with 2 BMW i3s and 1 Tesla.

3 Electric cars and fast charging stations

Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB)

UNSW Making
UNSW Makerspaces are built into all faculties from Art and Design to Engineering, equipping both students, researchers and our entrepreneurs with the ability to custom build or prototype almost anything.

UNSW Making

Makerspaces across UNSW