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...
Energy Minister Rejects Victorian Demands
Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has torpedoed a list of demands from Victoria that could have secured the state's support for the Turnbull government's energy policy.
Energy Policy Key to Renewables, Prices
Australians will be denied cheaper electricity unless swift action is taken on a national energy policy, the Turnbull government has been advised.
Green Light for $1 billion Queensland Wind Farm
The Queensland government has given the green light to a $1 billion wind farm that will be one of the largest in Australia.
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.
Solar Systems Smash Record Installations
The sun continues to shine on Australia's solar industry with a record 3.5 million panels installed on our rooftops last year.
Govt's Renewable Energy Boss Steps Down
The man who has guided $3.5 billion of federal government investments in new renewable energy technology is stepping down after six years in the job.
Energy Dominates SA Election Campaign
Nick Xenophon has vowed to "keep the bastards accountable" on energy costs and will pull the plug on any South Australian minority government if it can't...
Solar Farms Using Backpacker Labour: Union
Solar farms in Queensland are being built by backpacker labour rather than qualified electricians, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.
Work Set to Start on Queensland Wind Farm Project
As debate rages over Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine, construction will quietly begin on Australia's largest wind farm project in the same state.