Goldwind and UNSW strengthen partnership

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Gullen Range Wind Farm. Image courtesy of Goldwind Australia

Goldwind and UNSW Sydney celebrated the award of Goldwind’s research funding for the UNSW Digital Grid Futures Institute, and the opening of the Goldwind – UNSW Joint Laboratory at University’s Sydney campus.

Goldwind and UNSW’s collaborative partnership commenced in 2017. Throughout the partnership, Goldwind has committed approximately $1.4 million in funding, supporting a variety of research initiatives and knowledge exchange opportunities.

Goldwind Australia managing director John Titchen said, “We’re pleased to continue to support UNSW’s focus in using cross-disciplinary research to find solutions to the challenges of our digital grid future.

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“Goldwind look forward to the growth of collaborative research and development that will benefit both Australia and China in an area that is critical to environmentally sustainable future energy sources.”

Professor Brian Boyle, UNSW Deputy-Vice-Chancellor Enterprise said UNSW is extremely pleased to continue partnering with Goldwind, saying they would like to thank Goldwind for its continued support across several different research initiatives for the University.

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Institute Director Professor Joe Dong said, “Our Digital Grid Futures Institute will play a critical role in future-proofing global energy systems to ensure reliable, secure, affordable, sustainable energy.

“The Institute will bring together researchers from different disciplines at UNSW, and from multiple perspectives, tackle the complicated issues related to our digital grid future.”

Goldwind are on track to power one million Australian homes by 2020 using sustainable, clean energy provided by Goldwind’s advanced wind turbine technology.