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...
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.
Electricity Bill Bonus a Bandaid: Minister
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has derided a canned coalition government plan to help cut power bills for Australians as a $1.6 billion bandaid fix.
Enviro Groups Slam Vic Libs' Energy Plan
Victorian environment groups say a Liberal election pledge for $50 million-plus renewable energy projects to use 75 per cent local materials is putting the horse before...
Businesses Mourns 'Death' of Energy Policy
Australia's business community is furious the National Energy Guarantee has been effectively dumped, along with a pledge to legislate a cut to emissions in the electricity...
Power Bills to be Based on Own Meter Reads
Power companies could face fines if they don't comply with a proposed new rule to allow people to read their own electricity meter rather than relying...