Australians are choosing new homes and solar PV in record numbers
The number of rooftop solar PV panels installed on Australian homes in 2020 was record-breaking.
Meet our researcher: Dr John Ward
We meet Dr John Ward. He oversees how clean energy systems can continue to be integrated into existing power generation in the grid.
How do hydrogen-powered cars work?
Hydrogen is considered a fuel of the future. So how do hydrogen-powered cars work and how will our new refueller station in Victoria work?
Up to 90% of electricity from solar and wind the cheapest option by 2030: CSIRO analysis
The latest estimates of electricity generation costs in Australia find renewables will soon be the cheapest even with grid integration expenses.
Our top tips on renovating or retrofitting for energy-efficiency
Thinking about renovating or retrofitting? Here's the things to consider to keep your home energy-efficient.
Meet our researcher: Dr David Rand AM
Dr David Rand AM is a leader in energy research. He discusses his life, career and shared work anniversary with the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
Solar forecasting helping to predict the future
Clouds all have one thing in common: they affect the amount of energy solar panels produce. So, what is solar forecasting and why is it so important?
COVID-19 sparks a clean energy experiment
Have you been shocked by higher energy bills since the COVID-19 lockdown began? We've all been part of an unplanned energy experiment.
Heavy metals rock termite mounds
Zinc isotopes found in manganese crust samples of soils and termite mounds are helping mineral explorers find hidden deposits of critical metals below the surface.
How does smoke, dust and hail affect solar panel performance?
Australia has been battered by dust storms, hailstorms and bushfires this summer. What does extreme weather mean for solar panel performance on your roof?
Not too hot, not too cold. What’s ‘just right’ for your solar panels?
You might think that your solar panels work best in summer, when there’s more sunshine. But how hot is too hot for the most effective generation of solar energy?