How social licence could shape large-scale solar
As large-scale solar farms continue to expand across regional Australia, CSIRO begins a unique study on public acceptance and its impacts on the industry's social licence.
Towards a large-scale hydrogen industry for Australia
Hydrogen offers a low-emissions pathway with broad potential to help decarbonise the energy, transport and industrial sectors.
Renewable fuels set to take off
Plants with large amounts of oil in their leaves and stems are paving the way for new feedstocks to produce renewable transport fuels.
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.
Australia’s blue economy set to boost coronavirus recovery
As the pandemic impacts industries across the world, managing ocean resources sustainably is more important than ever to spur new marine and economic opportunities.
How we’re accelerating the clean energy transition through a new global consortium
Six of the world's leading electricity system operators will work with international researchers—including CSIRO—to dramatically accelerate the transition to clean energy.
Nothing but blue skies? How solar forecasting works
Cumulus, stratus or cumulonimbus, 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?