Energy Storage CRC

Type of bid: CRC
Round: 25
Contact for bid: Steve Elias
Status of bid: Full Bid Development

Seeking partners: Yes – The ESCRC is seeking partners from industries with energy transition challenges and ESG priorities inclusive of organisations across the mining, industrial and defence sectors. This will include the value-chain of manufacturers, assemblers, technology providers and end-users.


The Energy Storage Cooperative Research Centre (ESCRC) will capitalise on our vast minerals and renewable resources, to position Australia for success in the global energy storage revolution.

Our focus on collaborative research driven by industry need, that will enable Australian innovators to commercialise their products at scale, sooner.

Our proposed research programs are:

• STORAGE TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS – design and prototype storage technology suited to Australia’s unique needs.
• SECURE CRITICAL MINERAL SUPPLY CHAINS – position Australia for competitive advantage in global supply chains.
• ENABLING ENERGY STORAGE – Creating an enabling environment to ensure industry success.