Environmental Tick for WA Renewable Hub
A massive solar and wind project in Western Australia's Pilbara region has been recommended for approval by the state's environmental watchdog.
Hydrogen to cut Aust carbon footprint
Cutting Australia's carbon footprint by introducing renewable hydrogen to the gas supply network will be trialled in South Australia and Victoria.
Energy planning will cut emissions, costs
More than 30 gigawatts of new clean power generation will be needed over the next 20 years, as almost two-thirds of Australia's coal-fired power reaches the...
Hydrogen plan to start with carbon capture
Australia's hydrogen strategy is being kicked off with draft laws making it easier for an offshore carbon capture project to go ahead.
Backup power ready as grid braces for heat
Extreme temperatures will put coal-fired power plants under stress this summer, but backup electricity sources should be able to prevent any blackouts.
Australia’s emissions dip as exports rise
As Australia prepares for a UN climate summit in Spain, a new report shows annual greenhouse gas emissions have dipped slightly, mainly due to more renewable...
Feds ‘blocking’ states on renewable energy
The lack of a nationally consistent renewable energy policy set by the federal government is damaging investor confidence in the sector, the Climate Council says.
Australia must exit coal by 2030: report
Australia needs to stop burning coal by 2030 if it wants to help limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, a new report warns.
SA’s big battery set for 50pc expansion
South Australia's big battery is being expanded by 50 per cent to help the state's electricity network transition to more renewable power sources.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.