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Andrew Blakers

Andrew Blakers is a Professor of Engineering at the Australian National University. 

He was a lead inventor of PERC silicon solar cell technology (cumulative module sales of $30 billion) and co-inventor of Sliver solar cell technology (subject of a $240 million commercialisation effort by Transform solar including $11 million royalties paid to ANU). He has extensive project management experience, and has procured about $120 million in externally-sourced research-related funding for ANU.

In recent years he has contributed to analysis of 100% renewable energy futures, including a global search for pumped hydro energy storage sites; see http://re100.eng.anu.edu.au/


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