Lighting up Australia’s energy future: the CSIRO Energise app needs you
CSIRO Energise is our new app that makes you a citizen scientist, telling us about your power usage and helping illuminate Australia's energy landscape, which at the moment is in the dark.
Supercapacitor magic, making tram power lines *disappear*
Begone unsightly tram powerlines, we're helping do away with you. All thanks to powerful new supercapacitors.
Making it personal – how your home could help power the electricity grid
Your very own household battery could support Australia’s future electricity grid by leveling energy demand and creating consistent and reliable power quality.
From the ocean to our glass: sucking the salt from the sea
A revolutionary breakthrough is turning the tide on drinking water. Using MOFs to turn sea water into safe, clean drinking water while extracting the element used to power your phone at the same time.
Footy finals and fuel cells: Powering the MCG
We’re working with MCG and EnergyAustralia on how fuel cells and battery storage can manage the stadium’s electricity consumption and reduce emissions.
Behind the scenes at our Energy Centre: Four virtual tours of the future of energy
Take a walk inside the future of energy? Here are four 360 virtual tours of our cutting-edge renewable energy centres.
What to know about graphite: the mineral of extremes
With the rise of electric cars and energy storage, graphite – a mineral made of carbon – is poised to be hot on the commodity market to meet demand for lithium-ion batteries.
Hold the phone: could mouldy bread charge your mobile?
Scientists have discovered that a rare red bread mould with electro chemical properties that could one day be used to charge mobile phones.
Virtual power to the people
Household solar is on the rise, which could potentially cause instability in our energy supply. So we're stepping in to bring some (virtual) power to the people
Energy on demand (batteries included)
We've been developing energy solutions for decades, including the UltraBattery — featured in Honda's Odyssey. Our quest for energy alternatives and better batteries continues with our latest, Renewable Energy Integration, facility.
ElectroFIED: How our flexible batteries and electrified fabrics can improve wearables
Do smart watches seem like the stuff of sci-fi? You’d best read about what we’ve been cooking up: flexible batteries for wobble board computers, cloth woven from conductive fibres to charge your phone in your pocket, energy harvesting backpack buckles, how about T-shirts with screens on them? Get the Telly Tubbies on the phone.