Energy

Wind farms along a coast

Electricity generation is the biggest contributor to our national greenhouse gas emissions, and it's undergoing a rapid transition.

An aerial photo of homes in Australia.

The Australian Housing Data portal has now collected one million energy rating certificates from Australian homes, giving researchers, regulators, and industry associations an unprecedented snapshot of the energy efficiency of the nation’s housing stock.

An aerial photo of an open cut mine.

Our new critical energy minerals report uses the Physical Stocks and Flows Framework tool to look at three EV battery metals (cobalt, lithium and nickel) under three different EV uptake scenarios.

Interior of a kitchen and living room

For nearly 70 years, CSIRO scientists have been working on the science behind the 10-star energy ratings for homes in Australia. We look at how CSIRO’s tools are used in the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme, and the science behind the stars.

CSIRO Land and Water Science Director Dr Paul Bertsch discusses the food-energy-water nexus, and how transitioning to clean energy will transform the way we produce food and how we think about water security.

Australia could turn carbon dioxide waste into a valuable revenue stream, according to a new report on carbon capture and utilisation.

A group of four people, smiling at the camera surroundinig a laptop. Two of the people pictured are CSIRO researchers in polo shirts.

Digital health solutions could do great things for the wellness and wellbeing of Indigenous communities. But respect and trust between researchers and community is key.

aeroplane wing with clouds

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.

Australia could have a $3.1 billion industry in lithium-ion battery recycling, according to a new report.