Our site at Newcastle

Renewable Energy Hub – Newcastle, NSW Australia

Located in Newcastle, the CSIRO Energy Centre and National Solar Energy Centre is the headquarters for CSIRO Energy and is a focal point in Australia for energy research.

Our Energy Centre sets a new benchmark in ecologically sustainable design by showcasing energy generation initiatives, building demand reduction and supply options in conjunction with a significant research and development program across numerous science and engineering domains.

Connected to major Australian capital cities by Newcastle Airport and only two hours’ drive north of Sydney, you will find Newcastle, a modern city boasting a rich heritage and stunning coastline.

A top ten city in Lonely Planet’s guide, Newcastle is ideally situated between amazing beaches, world-class wineries in the Hunter Valley, a world-heritage listed rainforest at Barrington Tops and Australia’s largest salt water lake – Lake Macquarie.

Newcastle is Australia’s sixth largest city, the only regional Australian city located simultaneously on the beach and the harbour waterfront, boasts a picturesque foreshore area that is the perfect place for research – where the sun meets the sand.