Current coal prices and energy tariffs mean new coal plants in China can still deliver handsome returns for investors.
Trump says solar is expensive and has 30-year payback time: “All I’m going to do is free up the coal,” he said in first major energy speech.
Arch conservative think tank IPA renews call for closure of hundreds of government agencies, including ARENA, CCA and CER. But does it understand what they actually do?
Australian Technology Competition 2016 has gone live, in quest to accelerate the nation’s high potential innovations.
Wannon Water says 800kW wind turbine planned for Portland water reclamation plant will significantly reduce energy costs, pass savings on to customers.
Victorian electricity networks to have revenue allowances downgraded by more than $2.3bn in 2017 – a cut that could reduce household electricity bills by up to $120 out to 2020.
Last year, Big Oil made a big effort to shove coal out of the energy system, but it is not appreciating efforts by renewable energy technologies to accelerate its own transition.
Memo Malcolm Turnbull: IRENA report says renewables jobs grew 5% in 2015 to 8.1 million, while rest of the energy sector contracted. Solar PV jobs alone grew by 11%.
Australia’s second big bank enters green bond market with $500m Westpac Climate Bond to finance a $1 billion clean energy, green building portfolio.
Climate Council’s latest data on household solar uptake suggests rooftop PV could soon be as “common as insulation” in some parts of Australia, with more than a dozen suburbs now recording penetration above 50 per cent.
A time lapse video showing construction of a wind turbine at the headquarters of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
Adani identifies four major large scale solar projects it says it wants to develop in Australia. It still wants to proceed with Carmichael coal mine, but analysts say solar is better financial deal than coal.
Sydney-based companies Wattwatchers, Solar Analytics picked for showcase of 100 breakthrough technologies and startups driving decarbonisation of global economy.
Powershop has released a video in which six young children parody US presidential hopeful Donald Trump. What’s the story?
Need a complementary energy storage system that is well established globally, can handle massive capacity requirements and allow seasonal storage? How about pumped hydro.