How Commercial Buildings Could Generate Their Own Energy
Around much of Australia, the presence of solar panels on roofs has become commonplace.
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...
SA to Get Giant Solar Thermal Power Plant
A giant solar thermal power plant, made up of 12,000 billboard size mirrors collecting the sun's rays, is to be built in South Australia's mid-north.
SA’s Big Battery Just Another ‘Big Thing’
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has ridiculed South Australia's big battery deal after saying Australians are sick and tired of watching politicians fight over the right energy...
NT Remote Communities to Receive Solar Power
The Northern Territory government has installed more than 10,000 solar panels across 10 remote Aboriginal communities in a bid to provide a more secure energy supply...
Premier Defends SA’s Battery Power Plan
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has brushed aside federal government disinterest in the state's plan to build the world's biggest battery to help stabilise its energy...
Australia’s Confused Energy Policy Debacle
Wind back to 2012 and publications such as The Economist were hailing Australia’s energy policy through its carbon tax as an example for the world to...
Report says $1bln benefit from alt energy
Integrating alternative power sources into the electricity grid could generate more than $1 billion in benefits to customers, but the grid is currently unable to process...
Wind farms More Accepted, Watchdog says
Community concerns over wind farms are dissipating, the sector's commissioner says.
Victoria Solar Farm Bid Sparks Complaints
Plans to build a $195 million solar farm in central Victoria have been deferred after complaints about glare, construction dust and a loss of farming land.
Renewables Not Responsible for Outages, Grattan Says
Blaming renewable energy for failures of the reliability of Australia's electricity supply is wrong and dangerous, a new report says.
No interest loans for NSW household solar
Up to 300,000 households across NSW will be able to install solar panels and batteries with no upfront costs under an interest-free loan scheme offered by...
Energy projects awarded almost $10m
A "traffic controller" program on the NSW electricity grid to control energy sent to the system from household rooftop solar or batteries is among projects receiving...
Melbourne Wins Race to Full Renewables
Melbourne City Council says it has become the first Australian capital city council to be powered entirely by renewables as energy from a purpose-built wind farm...
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.