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Renewable energy



Search databases for journal articles:

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Multi-disciplinary database, includes full text articles on environment and ecology.
  • GreenFILE (EBSCOhost)
    GreenFILE is a database of articles and web pages covering all aspects of human impact and the environment. GreenFILE indexes nearly 300,000 journal articles as well as linking to more than 4,600 web pages.
  • Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCOhost) - Contains leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers & magazines and a few international ones too, as well as some reference books in full text.
  • Australian Standards - Standards Online is a complete collection of Australian standards. Includes a small number of selected ISO standards. AS4509 is the standard for stand-alone power systems.
  • ENGINE - Australian Engineering - Australian Engineering Database (ENGINE) is an indexing and abstracting database coveraging all branches of engineering including: agricultural, civil, coastal, electrical, electronic, geotechnical, mechanical, ocean, and water.
  • ScienceDirect (Elsevier) - ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Useful titles include Building & environment; Renewable & sustainable energy reviews; Solar energy materials & solar cells; and Energy conversion & management.
  • Scopus - Scopus is one of the world's largest indexing and abstracting databases with over 15,000 peer-reviewed journals covering a range of subject areas which includes science and engineering.



Bioenergy / Biofuels

Geothermal energy

Hydrogen energy and Fuel cells

  • Fuel Cell Today "Fuel Cell Today has a range of information for site users interested in gaining a sound understanding of the various fuel cell technologies, the history of their development, and general market background".Detailed information on history, technology, applications and benefits can be found on the FAQ page.
  • Fuels Cells - From the Smithsonian Museum this site explores the history of fuel cells
  • National Hydrogen Association of Australia - Two major sections: one discussing Hydrogen Energy and the other is about fuel cells. Also provides information, news and links.

Solar energy

Water energy

Wind energy

  • American Wind Energy Association Includes information about small wind energy systems as well as utility scale systems.
  • Danish Wind Industry Association Denmark is a leader in wind energy. The Knowledge tab on the horizontal toolbar takes you to Statistics, Publications and an (advanced) Guided tour but the animated tour Wind with Miller is a wonderful introduction to all things wind energy.
  • Wind Energy Research Unit Information about the research being undertaken by this unit of CSIRO Land and Water.