Securing the future of Australian oil refining
Southern Oil Refining is driven to enter new markets to stay ahead of international competition. Together with CSIRO, they have developed a new process to improve their products, with industrial-scale trials planned for 2014.
New sustainable aviation fuel feedstocks
Boeing and CSIRO have partnered to undertake a comprehensive study to evaluate the potential for growing new feedstocks in northern Australia and turning them into sustainable aviation biofuels.
Electric Driveway: vehicles and household power
CSIRO is evaluating the benefits and impact of electric vehicles on Australia’s electricity networks and energy systems, and in the homes and cities of the future, to help reduce emissions from electricity generation and transport.
UltraBattery: no ordinary battery
This innovative advancement on conventional battery design from the Energy Transformed National Research Flagship delivers low cost, long life, high performance power and provides a solution for future energy storage needs.
CSIRO is developing new technologies and systems which use solar thermal energy to provide low emission cooling - or heating - for buildings and refrigeration for food storage.