Is this the future of lighting?
Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) are an emerging technology that deliver bright, thin, highly efficient displays with excellent colour purity. They work by taking an organic material, either small molecules or polymers, and sandwiching them between two electrodes.
When all the air conditioners run at once
The peaks and troughs of electricity demand can actually mean higher electricity prices. So here's how we can ease the load on the grid during these times.
It’s electricity, but not as we know it
“I want it to work, but I don’t want to know anything about it.” Is that how you feel about […]
What will Australia’s energy future look like?
CSIRO aims to support Australia’s transition to a prosperous, secure and lower emissions energy future. This will mean getting two key things right.
Make a magnetic rail gun
Our CSIROhelix peeps look at electricity, magnets & momentum with cool slow-mo footage.
Solar cooling for Australian homes
CSIRO has invented a new solar air-conditioning system for Australian homes. This technology solution will reduce Australia’s emissions, reduce your energy bills and reduce our demand for electricity and gas.
By Kirsten Lea What if every supermarket in Australia had no access to cold storage for fruit and veggies? Just […]
The $240 billion cuppa
By Dr Luke Reedman Next time you boil the kettle in your kitchen or office, have a think about this: […]
When every penny counts
By Kirsten Lea For the average Aussie, electricity bills represent about 2.3 per cent of their household budget. However, for […]