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...
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.
South Australia's Solar Thermal Plant Gets Approval
A giant solar-thermal power plant to be built in South Australia's mid-north has received development approval from the state government.
Oil Majors not Threatened by Renewables
Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $US8 billion over a decade into renewable...
Abbott on Energy Warpath: Labor
Federal Labor says Tony Abbott is on the warpath, and might sink the Turnbull government's proposed national energy guarantee policy.
100,000 Without Power in Victoria
More than 100,000 properties are without power as storms lash Victoria, damaging buildings and felling power lines.
Origin to Halve Carbon Emissions by 2032
Origin Energy has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2032, as part of a broader transition to a low-carbon business to...