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?
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.
Top 2020 science moments you may have missed
Our scientists are delivering practical solutions to real challenges. So we're bringing the 2020 science moments you may have missed.
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.
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.
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?
Our big breakthroughs in 2019
2019 was a big year for us. Before you head off for the end of year break, let’s reflect on the exciting science we brought to you this year.
Have yourself a sustainable little Christmas
Give our planet a gift. Make your festive season more environmentally-friendly this year. We've got some tips to help you have a sustainable Christmas.