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...
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.
No More Blackouts in SA: Gov’t Buy’s New Power Generators
South Australia will buy nine new generators to overcome any shortfalls in electricity during summer and cut the risk of blackouts.
AGL to Build New Adelaide Power Station
Energy company AGL is set to unveil plans to build a 210-megawatt gas-fired power station in Adelaide to replace its existing 50-year-old plant.
WA Facing 15% Electricity Price Hike
West Australians are being told they might face an increase in electricity prices of 15 per cent over the next two years, but will be better...
Roof-top Solar Hits a Crossroad – Are Smart Meters the Answer?
Australian rooftop solar is now at a crossroads – but it’s all positive. New technologies mean big data can be gathered from systems so that performance...
New Body to Scrutinise Infrastructure Asset Sales for Security Risk
Transactions involving critical power, water and port infrastructure will now undergo an extra layer of scrutiny following the creation of a new body to assess sales...
SA Interconnector to Cut Power Bills
Power bills for households in South Australia could fall by about $66 a year if a new interconnector is built with NSW, transmission company ElectraNet says.
NSW 'Suffered 27 Power Plant Breakdowns'
Gas and coal-fired power stations in NSW broke down more than two dozen times last year - including one that is only 10 years old.
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.
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...
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.
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",...
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...