About Ørsted Australia
As the world’s first, largest and most experienced offshore wind developer, Ørsted is ready to partner with Australia to harness the abundant wind resources off its coastlines. Our projects will demonstrate that reliable clean energy goes hand-in-hand with long-term benefits for communities, the economy and the environment. We will work closely with local communities and partner with Traditional Owners, to ensure the right outcomes are achieved for Australians.
The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, renewable hydrogen and green fuels facilities, and bioenergy plants. Ørsted is recognised on the CDP Climate Change A List as a global leader on climate action and was the first energy company in the world to have its science-based net-zero emissions target validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted employs approx. 8,000 people. Ørsted's shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Orsted). In 2022, the group's revenue was DKK 132.3 billion (EUR 17.8 billion). orsted.com.au
About the University of Melbourne
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is one of the oldest universities in Australia and the first in the state of Victoria.
The University’s purpose is to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Nearly 10,000 academic and professional staff support a vibrant community of more than 52,000 students, including more than 20,000 international students from 150 countries.
The University is situated on the unceded lands of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung, Bunurong, Yorta Yorta and the Dja Dja Wurrung people. It comprises eight campuses: Burnley, Creswick, Dookie, Fishermans Bend, Parkville, Shepparton, Southbank, and Werribee.
The University’s vision is to equip students with an outstanding education personalised around their interests and needs and embedded in a collaborative research culture. Students can study a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are offered by nine faculties: arts, architecture building and planning, business and economics, education, engineering and information technology, fine arts and music, law, science, and medicine, dentistry and health sciences.
The University is embedded within world-class research and innovation precincts and engages with its communities and partners to address major social, economic, medical and environmental challenges.
The University of Melbourne is ranked among the best universities in the world, delivering education and research that is global in reach, ambition and impact.
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