The Melbourne Energy Institute is an access point for industry, government and community groups seeking to work with leading researchers on innovative solutions in the following areas: new energy resources; developing new ways to harness renewable energy; more efficient ways to use energy; securing energy waste and framing optimal laws and regulation to achieve energy outcomes.
The University of Melbourne offers interdisciplinary energy graduate programs at Masters and PhD level. These include a the Masters of Energy Systems and Australian-German College of Climate and Energy Transitions.
The Melbourne Energy Institute’s research portfolio covers three main areas. Energy production, energy distribution and consumption, and economics and policy.