Powering the future: critical minerals explained
Critical minerals are not just buzz words. They are essential for modern life and supply chains could be disrupted. We dig into Australia's critical minerals list and explain why.
What gives Australia the best bang for our energy buck?
Every year, we release our GenCost report with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). The report outlines the costs of electricity generation technologies.
Power for good: Meet our energy researcher Kate Cavanagh
Kate Cavanagh is working at the forefront of how we can best integrate more renewable energy into our electricity grid.
Quantum leaps: Meet our researcher Dr Jenny Hayward
Dr Jenny Hayward is a scientist of many talents. She’s worked in computational chemistry, economic modelling and defence technologies. We asked her about these quantum leaps!
Net zero: powering ahead on sustainability
We're developing a plan to go net zero and to show Australia the way.
Seal of approval: Should we use PassivHaus or free-running design principles for Australian homes?
The national construction boom continues around Australia. So how do you build a comfortable, low-energy house? Should you seal up your house following PassivHaus principles or should you use passive cooling and heating design principles to create a free-running home?
Green, blue, brown: the colours of hydrogen explained
Have you heard of green, blue or brown hydrogen? We explain how an element can come in different colours and why it matters.
Flexible solar panels: new stretch of the imagination
A pandemic couldn't stop our research into flexible solar panels, but it did create new challenges and innovation.
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?