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...
Aussie Households Must Take Heed of Electrical Safety
It was the type of callout emergency service personnel dread.
Light Pollution on the Rise
The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.
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...
Commercial Building Operating Costs Soar Well Above Inflation
Soaring costs associated with council rates, electricity and insurance are driving increases in commercial building operating costs which far exceed the rate of general inflation, the...
Hydro, Wind Equal for Australia Renewable Power
Wind and hydro provided near identical amounts of power to the electricity system for the first time last year.
Qld Govt Rolls out $50 Power Bill Credit
Nearly two million southeast Queensland households will have $50 knocked off their energy bills as they reap dividends from state-owned electricity generators.
NSW Residents Foot Govt's BIG Power Bill
NSW, Queensland and Tasmanian residents pay between $100 and $400 more than they should each year in electricity bills to cover government overspending and "poor decisions",...
Retrofitting Homes to Improve Energy Ratings and Reduce Emissions
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.
Solar Systems Smash Record Installations
The sun continues to shine on Australia's solar industry with a record 3.5 million panels installed on our rooftops last year.
Snowy 2.0 a Project for Future, Not Now
The Snowy 2.0 hydro storage expansion plan is a project aimed at meeting Australia's electricity needs in a future with fewer coal-fired power stations.
Energy Dominates SA Election Campaign
Nick Xenophon has vowed to "keep the bastards accountable" on energy costs and will pull the plug on any South Australian minority government if it can't...
SA Solar Network to Create Jobs: Premier
The South Australian government's plan to install solar panels and Tesla batteries in 50,000 homes will create hundreds of jobs, Premier Jay Weatherill says.
Origin Energy to axe 650 jobs
Origin Energy is slashing 650 jobs in a bid to reduce its operating and capital costs and boost its global competitiveness.