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Image for the news item: CSIRO makes high-quality graphene with soybeans

CSIRO makes high-quality graphene with soybeans

A breakthrough by CSIRO-led scientists has made the world's strongest material more commercially viable, thanks to the humble...

Image for the news item: Renewable jet fuel could be growing on Australia's iconic gum trees

Renewable jet fuel could be growing on Australia's iconic gum trees

With the right genetics from the right species grown in the right places, the humble Eucalyptus oil may be on the verge of...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy research at ANU receives funding boost

Renewable energy research at ANU receives funding boost

The Australian National University will establish an international research program to improve ways to store renewable energy...

Image for the news item: ACT pours another $5m into battery storage research

ACT pours another $5m into battery storage research

An Australian National University research program that aims lead the world in grid-scale battery storage innovation and...

Image for the news item: ITP launch their ARENA funded lithium-ion battery test centre

ITP launch their ARENA funded lithium-ion battery test centre

Supported by a $450,000 grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, this trial will test the performance of six major...

Image for the news item: ANU wins $4.7 million for renewable energy research

ANU wins $4.7 million for renewable energy research

The Australian National University (ANU) has won $4.7 million in new funding for renewable energy research, and more than...

Image for the news item: Commercial benefits won't flow without commitment to long-term research

Commercial benefits won't flow without commitment to long-term research

Australia reached a significant milestone last week, passing the 5 gigawatts of installed solar power across the country....

Image for the news item: Solar panels installed on homes across ACT needed by researchers for local power study

Solar panels installed on homes across ACT needed by researchers for local power study

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) are calling for volunteers across the ACT who have solar panels on...

Image for the news item: PMâs Prize for Science for revealing natureâs solar power

PM’s Prize for Science for revealing nature’s solar power

Humans have only just begun dabbling with solar power, but other organisms have been converting sunlight into energy for...

Image for the news item: Household sticky tape used to create high-tech, ultra-thin solar cells, ANU scientist says

Household sticky tape used to create high-tech, ultra-thin solar cells, ANU scientist says

Researchers have successfully used sticky tape to help build ultrathin and light-weight solar cells that could improve the...

Image for the news item: Canberra academics slam anti-wind stance as ACT goes up breeze

Canberra academics slam anti-wind stance as ACT goes up breeze

The Abbott government's sharp direction to end funding for wind farms was a "retrograde" step which would further discourage...