University South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.


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University of South Australia’s Mawson Lakes campus will be transformed into a national testbed of renewable energy technologies with the construction of a $7.7m facility incorporating solar power, flow batteries, a hydrogen fuel cell stack and thermal energy storage.

The State Government has given the project the green light today, providing $3.6m from its Renewable Energy Fund to help build the facility.

When the project is completed by 2019, UniSA’s Mawson Lakes campus will house one of the largest flow battery and hydrogen fuel cell systems of any university in Australia. …