Victoria Heat Blackouts Spark Blame Game
Rain may be soaking Victoria but the legacy of the state's hot spell continues, as politicians squabble over who is to blame for tens of thousands...
US Solar Panel Tariff Angers Installers
US President Donald Trump has signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but...
Australia on Track for 2020 Renewable Target
Australia is set to achieve its renewable energy target for 2020 as a jump in the uptake of large scale solar projects drives growth in renewables,...
Study Urges Large Investment in Renewable Energy
Australia will need up to three-quarters of its electricity coming from renewables by 2030 if it is to cut emissions in the cheapest way under a...
More Power Needed to Keep Summer Lights On
Consumers will have to pay for generators to be kept on stand-by to fill shortfalls in electricity during summer peaks or face the prospect of blackouts.
SA, Victoria Risk Summer Blackouts
South Australians and Victorians face the risk of four-hour blackouts over summer unless governments follow through on plans for new battery storage and diesel generators.
Fed’s In Talks to Keep Coal Generator Open
The federal government is talking to the owners of a NSW coal-fired power station about how it can convince them to keep it open beyond...
Why Energy Costs Are a Bigger Risk to Jobs than Households
The general media have recently latched on to the issue of rising energy costs and their impacts on household budgets.
Do Wind Farms Really Harm Human Health?
“Tonight, for the first time, hard evidence that wind farms are not safe,” stated the introduction to one current affairs program in Adelaide in February 2015.
Renewable Energy Target Won't be Extended
The renewable energy target will not be replaced with "anything" when it expires in 2020, Energy Minister Angus Taylor has confirmed.
Scam Warning for Victorian Solar Scheme
Scammers have tried to cash in on the Victorian government's $1.3 billion solar power subsidy scheme.
South Australian Gas Trial Free to Proceed
An underground gas extraction trial will be allowed to proceed in South Australia's far north, after an Aboriginal group lost its bid to stop the project.
Greens $9 Billion Energy Wish for Victoria
Victoria will be totally reliant on renewable energy by 2030 under a $9 billion plan released by the Greens, if the party wields any power after...
Victorian Energy Regulator Warns AGL
Victoria's largest energy supplier AGL risks losing its licence to sell power in the state after the energy regulator issued a warning over the company's failure...
Lowest Cost for Solar Panels in Aus: Study
Australia has the lowest cost for solar panels in the world, a new study on growing demand for renewable energy has found.
Energy Backflip Won't Hurt Power Bills: PM
Prime Minister Scott Morrison claims electricity prices will not go up, despite killing off his government's power bill-busting energy plan.
Palaszczuk Rejects Palmer's Power Station
Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland doesn't need Clive Palmer's proposed new coal-fired power station.