Technological innovation will drive change in Australia’s energy system
Our analysis from 2017 estimated it would cost Australia a trillion dollars to convert to renewables. Our current estimate is $500 billion. A large part of this is because of recent technological innovation.
A green and gold standard for Aussie-grown food
Overseas demand for more sustainable food is a high value opportunity for Australian agribusinesses. Research is looking at how we can capture that opportunity.
From fizzy drinks to fuel: how utilising CO2 can help us reduce emissions
Australia could turn carbon dioxide waste into a valuable revenue stream, according to a new report on carbon capture and utilisation.
Turning carbon from a waste into a resource
Using carbon dioxide for commercial applications that support emissions reductions and industry growth will be the focus of CSIRO’s upcoming Commoditisation of CO2 Roadmap.
Seeing green: low carbon steel and aluminium target reduced emissions
We are supporting the Australian Government’s Low Emissions Technology Statement to identify cleaner ways to manufacture steel and aluminium.
Diverse array of energy-storage technologies may be key to firming the grid
Australia has been described as a powerhouse of cheap renewable energy. However, when the sun doesn’t shine or the wind calms, the power-switch flicks off – a problem referred to as intermittency.