Reports by year

2024

BT1: Energy Management Information System (EMIS) Activity Analysis: Final Report (Progress report)  – PDF

White S.D., (2024), ‘WP1 Energy Management Information System (EMIS) Activity Analysis: Final Report’, CSIRO, Australia.

B3: Techno-economic Feasibility Study of Mechanical Vapour Recompression (MVR) for improving Energy Efficiency in Meat Rendering  – PDF

Nihill, J., Date, A., Deegan, M., Lappas, P., Leak, J., Pinches, D. (2024). Techno-economic Feasibility Study of Mechanical Vapour Recompression (MVR) for improving Energy Efficiency in Meat Rendering. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

2023

B5: Improving biogas production of sewage sludge  – PDF

Kaparaju, P., Parthasarathy, R., Eshtiaghi, N., Al Waili, I., Ordeu, N., Rybachuk, M., Das, T., Haris, M. (2023). Improving Biogas Production of Sewage Sludge. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

N3: Behind the meter forecasting and optimisation – PDF

Bergmeir, C., Bui, Q., De Nijs, F., Stuckey, P.J., (2023) Behind the Meter Forecasting & Optimisation. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

BT1: Automated M&V2.0 Current status and challenges (Progress report)  – PDF

Goldsworthy M, (2023). Automated M&V2.0 Current status and challenges. CSIRO, Australia.

H3/H5: Facilitating smarter homes – PDF

Heslop, S., Beletich, S., Guerrero Orbe, J., Pang, B., Rahimpour, Z., Zhang, C., Khalilpour, K., Dwyer, S., Berry, A., Bruce, A., MacGill, I., Rundle-Thiele, S. (2023). Facilitating smarter homes. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

BT1: Testing and monitoring of an energy efficient indirect evaporative CO2 refrigeration system at a Coles supermarket in Adelaide (Progress report)  – PDF

Lau, T., Bruno, F., Evans, M., Gilbert, R., J., Leak, J., Leonardis, C., Liddle, R., Taghipour, A., Rainey, T., Xing, K. (2023). Testing and monitoring of an energy efficient indirect evaporative CO2 refrigeration system at a Coles supermarket: Progress Report IV. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

N2: Investigation into Voltage Management technologies for future Australian Suburban distribution networks – PDF

Razzaghi, R., Burstinghaus, E., Gerdroodbari, YZ., Hibbert, M., and Liu, J. (2023). Investigation into Voltage Management Technologies for Future Australian Suburban Distribution Networks. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

H4: Incentivising within-day shifting of household electricity use – PDF

Leroux, A.D., Leslie, G.W., Ward, M.B. (2023). Incentivising within-day shifting of household electricity use. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

BT1: Testing and monitoring of an energy-efficient indirect evaporative CO2 refrigeration system at a Coles supermarket in Adelaide (Progress report)  – PDF

Lau, T., Bruno, F., Evans, M., Gilbert, R., J., Leak, J., Leonardis, C., Liddle, R., Taghipour, A., Rainey, T., Xing, K. (2023). Testing and monitoring of an energy efficient indirect evaporative CO2 refrigeration system at a Coles supermarket: Progress Report IV. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

N4: Distribution System Operator and Beyond: Optimising Planning and Regulation for Demand Management and Distributed Energy Resources – PDF

Cantley-Smith, R., Ben-David, R., Briggs, C., Dwyer, S., Hargroves, C., Kallies, A., Khalilpour, K., Kraal, D. and Liebman, A. (2023). Opportunity Assessment: DSO and beyond: Optimising Planning and Regulation for DM and DER. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

N3: Local DER network solutions – PDF

Rajakaruna, S., Ghosh, A., Pashajavid, E., Economou D., Bandara, T., Ragab, Z., Dwyer, S., Dunstall, S., Wilkinson, R., Kallies, A, Csereklyei, Z., Khalilpour, K., Li, L., Nutkani, I., James, B., Yang, F., Hargroves, C., Hossain, J., Wright, S. Ibrahim, I., Teixeira, C., Mahmud, M.R., and Razzaghi, R. (2023). Local DER Network Solutions. Final Report of Opportunity Assessment for research theme N3. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

B5: Mapping Organic Waste in Sydney: Advancing Anaerobic Co-Digestion – PDF

Jazbec, M., Turner, A., Madden, B., and Nghiem, D.L. (2023). Mapping Organic Waste in Sydney: Advancing Anerobic Co-Digestion Research Theme B5 Anaerobic digestion for electricity, transport and gas. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

B1: Food Value Chain – PDF

Trianni, A., Hasan, ASMM., Edwards, M., Pears, A., Whelan, B., Leak, J. (2023). Food Value Chain: Supporting Australia’s food value chains to transform their energy productivity. Research Theme B1: Transforming energy productivity through value chains. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

N1: My V2X EV: Informing strategic electric vehicle integration – PDF

Amani, A.M., Csereklyei, Z., Dwyer, S., Bai, F., Dargaville, R., de Jong, P., Hargroves, C., Jalili, M., Lu, J., Meegahapola, L., Nagrath, K., Sajjadi, S.S. (2023). My V2X EV: Informing strategic electric vehicle integration. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC

E3: Energy efficiency definitions for the Australian Energy Employment Report – PDF

Rutovitz, J., St John, A., Wilmot, K., Nagrath, K., Corveddu, N. and Taylor, H. (2023). Energy efficiency definitions for the Australian Energy Employment Report. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

H2: Enhancing home thermal efficiency – Turning up the HEET (Housing Energy Efficiency Transitions) – PDF

Rajagopalan, P., Natarajan-Rajeswari, K., Andamon, M.M., Moore, T., Woo, J., Cheng, D., Ambrose, M., Reynolds-Fox, K., Willand, N., Pears, A., Simko, T., and Horne, R. (2023). Enhancing home thermal efficiency. Final report of Opportunity Assessment for research theme H2. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

B5: Anaerobic digestion for electricity, transport and gas – PDF

Kaparaju, P., Conde, E., Nghiem, L., Trianni, A., Cantley–Smith, R., Leak, J., Katic, M., Nguyen, L., Jacobs, B., Cunningham, R. (2023). Anaerobic digestion for electricity, transport and gas. Final report of Opportunity Assessment for research theme B5. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

B5: Biogas from agricultural waste: a techno-economic evaluation – PDF

Kaparaju, P., Mathias, D. and Singh, R. (2023). Biogas from agricultural waste – A techno-economic evaluation. Prepared for RACE for 2030.

B1: Electrifying the Cold Chain – Phase 1: Concept Development – PDF

Bruno, F., Liu, M., Riahi, S., Pudney, P. and Evans, M. (2023). Electrifying the Cold Chain – Phase 1: Concept Development. Prepared for RACE for 2030 CRC.

N2: Measuring and communicating network export service quality – PDF

Langham, E.L., Guerrero, J., Nagrath, K. and Roche, D. (2022). Measuring and communicating network export service quality. Prepared for RACE for 2030.

B2: Industry 4.0 for energy productivity – PDF

Trianni, A., Bennett, N., Cantley-Smith, R., Cheng, CT., Dunstall, S., Hasan, ASM M., Katic, M., Leak, J., Lindsay, D., Pears, A., Tito Whealand, F., White, S., Zeichner, F. (2022), Industry 4.0 for energy productivity – Opportunity Assessment for Research Theme B2, Final Report

2022

N4: Business models and the energy transition – PDF

Mouritz, M., Silva, A., Economou, D., Hargroves, C., Inchauspe, J., Akimov, A., Stegen, S., Nutkani, I., Vahidnia, A., and McGrath, B. (2022). Business Models and the Energy Transition. Fast Track for RACE for 2030.

N4: Pathways for Urban Renewable Energy Zones – PDF

Mortimer, G., Dwyer, S., Guerrero Orbe, J., Rajakaruna, S., Silva, A., Pashajavid, E., and Amarasinghe, D. (2022). Pathways for Urban Renewable Energy Zones Barriers, opportunities and impacts of establishing a UREZ. Fast Track project for RACE for 2030.

E2: Smarter planning for the energy transition – PDF

Riedy, C., Economou, D., Koskinen, I., Dargaville, R., Gui, E., Niklas, S., Nagrath, K., Wright, S., Hargroves, C., Newman, P., James, B., Gilmore, N., and Paget, G. (2022). Anticipatory planning for the energy transition: Final Report. Opportunity Assessment for RACE for 2030.

E3: The Australian Electricity Workforce for the 2022 Integrated System Plan: Projections to 2050 – PDF

Rutovitz, J., Langdon, R., Mey, F., Briggs, C. (2023) The Australian Electricity Workforce for the 2022 Integrated System Plan: Projections to 2050. Revision 1. Prepared by the Institute for Sustainable Futures for RACE for 2030.

H2: ‘Renovate or Rebuild’ a Full Series Evaluation – PDF

Nilsson, D., Romanach, L., Frederiks, E., Wang, C. (2022). ‘Renovate or Rebuild’ TV Series Research Evaluation: Final Report of key findings and outcomes. RACE for 2030 CRC.

N1: National Charge Link – PDF

B4: Flexing industrial refrigeration: A feasibility study for Australian abattoirs – PDF

Stanley, C., Taylor, D., Wyndham, J., Briggs, C., Leak, J., Deegan, M., Weller, A. and Levy, K. (2022). Flexing industrial refrigeration: A feasibility study for Australian abattoirs. RACE for 2030 CRC.

N1: Business Fleets and BEVs: Taxation changes to support home charging from the grid, and affordability – PDF

Mortimore, A.; Kraal, D., Lee, K-H., Klemm, C., Akimov, A. (2022). Business Fleets and EVs: Taxation changes to support home charging from the grid, and affordability. Fast track project for RACE for 2030.

B4: Using phase change materials for flexible demand in industrial refrigeration – PDF

Semsarilar, H, Liddle R. R. (2022). Using phase change materials for flexible demand in industrial refrigeration. Fast Track for RACE for 2030.

2021

E2: The Green Wave: Adding value through the net zero energy strategy – PDF 

Roche, D., Langham, E., Mouritz, M., Breadsell, J., Sharp, D., Nagrath, K., White, S., McCartney, D., Prendergast, J., Parida, S., Bona, R., Kinstan, K, & Jazbec, M. (2021). The Green Wave. Adding value through net zero energy strategies. RACE for 2030 CRC.

H2: Pathways to scale: Retrofitting one million+ homes – PDF

Fox-Reynolds, K., Minunno, R., Wilmot, K., & Vines, K. (2021). Pathways to scale: Retrofitting one million+ homes. RACE for 2030 CRC.

B1: Decarbonisation Pathway for the Australian Cement and Concrete Sector – PDF

H1: Residential solar pre-cooling – PDF

Wilmot, K., Wang, W., Rutowitz, J., Chen, D., White, S., Miller, W., Ma, Y., Susilawati, C., Arlinkasari, F., Heslop, S., McGill, I., Bruce, A., Lau, T., Bruno, F., Boland, J., & Evans, M. (2021). Residential solar pre-cooling. RACE for 2030 CRC.

B1: Transforming energy productivity through value chains – PDF

Denham, T., Xing, K., Dodson, J., Pears, A., Agrawal, H., Azar, B., Hossain, J., Indrawasi, K., Katic, M., Liu, M., Rajakaruna, S., Shawon, M., Shi, L. and Susilawati, C. (2021). Transforming energy productivity through value chains. Final report of opportunity assessment for research theme B1. RACE for 2030 CRC.

H4: Rewarding Flexible Demand: Customer Friendly Cost Reflective Tariffs and Incentives – PDF

Passey, R., Roberts, M., Adams, S., Caton, E., Ben-David, R., Whittaker, L., Russell-Bennett, R., McAndrew, R., Pellow, M. and Siddiqui, O (2021). Rewarding Flexible Demand: Customer Friendly Cost Reflective Tariffs and Incentives. RACE for 2030 CRC.

N1: Electric Vehicles & the Grid – PDF 

Dargaville, R., Anwar, M., Tomka, K., Thorpe, A., Kuch, D., Milton, A., Hasan, K., McGrath, B., Meegahapola, L., Tirunagari, S., Jalili, M., Newman, P., Verschuer, M., Economou, D., James B., Hargoves, C., Mouritz, M., Dwyer, S., Nagrath, K., Paevere, P., Spak, B., Pellow, M., Chhaya, S., Barnfather, P., Jafari, B. and Fick, J. (2021). Electric Vehicles & the Grid. RACE for 2030 CRC.

N2: Curtailment and network voltage analysis study (CANVAS) – PDF 

Yildiz, B., Adams, S., Samarakoon, S., Stringer, N., Bruce, A. and MacGill, I. (2021). Curtailment and network voltage analysis study (CANVAS). RACE for 2030 CRC.

E1: Trust building for collaborative win-win customer solutions – PDF

Russell-Bennett, R., Kuch, D., Riedy, C., Gardner, J., Chong, J., Niklas, S., Clements, A., Flew, T., Mathmann, F., McAndrew, R., Letheren, K., Minunno, R., Amin, R., Goulding, B., Zimbatu, A., and Whittaker, L. (2021). E1 Theme: Trust-building for collaborative win-win customer solutions. Opportunity Assessment Roadmap Report. Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology.

N2: Low voltage network visibility and optimising DER hosting capacity – PDF

Braslavsky, J., Graham, P., Havas, L., Sherman, J., Spak, B., Dwyer, S., Langham, E., Nagrath, K., Guerrero Orbe, J., Khorasany, M., Razzaghi, R., Heslop, S., Hossain, J., Ibrahim, I. and Amin, R. (2021). Low voltage network visibility and optimising DER hosting capacity. RACE for 2030 CRC.

E3: Developing the future energy workforce – PDF

Rutovitz, J., Visser, D., Sharpe, S., Taylor, H., Jennings, K., Atherton, A., Briggs, C., Mey, F., Niklas, S., Bos, A., Ferraro, S., Mahmoudi, F., Dwyer, S., Sharp, D., and Mortimer, G. (2021). Developing the future energy workforce. Opportunity assessment for RACE for 2030.

B4: Flexible demand and demand control – PDF

Brinsmead, T.S., White, S., Bransden, C., Stanley, C. Hasan, K., Alexander, D., Sprague, M., Northey, J., Walgenwitz, G., Nagrath, K., Briggs, C., Leak, J., Harkins-Small, L., Murray-Leach, R. and Jennings, K. (2021). Flexible demand and demand control. Final report of opportunity assessment for research theme B4. RACE for 2030 CRC.

B3: Electrification and renewables to displace fossil fuel process heating – PDF

Evans, M., Belusko, M., Liu, M., Keane, P., Xing, K., Lau, T., Bruno, F., Taghipour, A., Rainey, T., Liu, A., Miller, W., Leak, J., Nihill, J., Stanley, C., Rosengarten, G., Date, A., Amin, R., Bonney, B., Assaf, J. and Hossain, J. (2021). Electrification and renewables to displace fossil fuel process heating. RACE for 2030 CRC.