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Ground Source Heat Pump

RECCE is now home to a unique facility that can lead the world in the area od ground source heat pump technology. This revolutionary cooling system is keeping down the heat and the cost.

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Natural Draft Dry Cooling Tower

Cooling tower revolutionises energy generation in drought areas. This is the world’s biggest research facility to investigate dry cooling for power plants.

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Solar Thermal Research

RECCE joins forces with six other institutes to facilitate Australia’s move towards power generation from solar energy; aiming at harvesting the heat to generate electricity.

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Mentions in the media

Solar tech breakthrough; New cooling towers at UQ Gatton solar plant to reduce water use in power generation.
"NEW ground-breaking technology developed in Queensland could soon revolutionise the electricity industry - leading to a cheaper, more reliable source of energy in drought-affected areas."
Queensland solar breakthrough
"NEW ground-breaking technology developed in Queensland could soon revolutionise the electricity industry - leading to a cheaper, more reliable source of energy in drought-affected areas."
Geo-thermal and solar now the way to go
"NEW ground-breaking technology developed in Queensland could soon revolutionise the electricity industry - leading to a cheaper, more reliable source of energy in drought-affected areas."
Geo-thermal, solar now the way to go
"NEW ground-breaking technology developed in Queensland could soon revolutionise the electricity industry - leading to a cheaper, more reliable source of energy in drought-affected areas."
Gatton project could transform global electricity generation
"NEW technology aiming to transform the electricity industry is being developed at The University of Queensland's Gatton campus. The university's hybrid cooling tower technology aims"
Cooling Towers to Transform Power Generation in Drought-Affected Areas
"Released September 23, 2015 The University of Queensland has developed a new cooling tower technology which could transform power generation and reduce consumption in drought-affected"
World-first to reduce energy costs in drought zones
"NEW technology to create a cheaper, more reliable energy source in drought-affected areas is being developed at the University of Queensland's Gatton campus. State Government"

Annual Reports

QGECE Annual Report 2015 - 2016

QGECE Annual Report 2014 - 2015

QGECE Annual Report 2013 - 2014

QGECE Annual Report 2012 - 2013

QGECE Annual Report 2011- 2012

QGECE Annual Report 2010 - 2011

QGECE Annual Report 2009 - 2010


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