The numbers no longer stack up when it comes to coal-fired power: wind and solar are cheaper, and rising electricity costs have more to do with gas prices and network costs than any "green scheme", writes Ian Verrender.
Labor vowed to ban ‘trans-shipping’ in reef waters after UN’s scientific body raised concerns about proposal in 2014
Nuclear plant construction facing further delays as unions declare plans to ballot civil engineers in row over bonuses
Companies often profit from environmental destruction, leaving taxpayers to pick up the cleanup bill. That shouldn't be the case, according to Erik Solheim, executive director for the United Nations Environment Program. At...
Will Gardiner, the group’s chief financial officer, will take over in January as company focuses on gas, biomass and battery power
A day after Tony Abbott’s call for coal to be prioritised, the prime minister says the debate has seen too much ideology and ‘not enough competence’
Combined solar and pumped hydro generator set to provide quarter of shortfall from Liddell power station’s closure
Whyalla steelworks buyer Sanjeev Gupta buys a controlling stake in Adelaide-based energy company Zen Energy, and also takes a swipe at the high cost of power in Australia.
Mining giant will clarify how its position on climate and energy policy differs from the industry bodies to which it belongs
Green Finance Taskforce to assist UK’s shift to low-carbon economy and be led by investors and leading figures from City
Survey finds 62% would not be happy living near the small modular reactors backed by government and industry
Party raises concerns over nuclear costs as Vince Cable says record low wind power prices should lead to ‘radical reappraisal’
The world’s largest lithium-ion battery installed after the Aliso Canyon gas blowout has become a test case for the grid storage industry
The case for new nuclear power stations is fatuous now offshore wind power has come down in cost so much, says Ian Hill. Yes, writes Will Taylor, but don’t forget the potential of tidal energy. Hold on a minute before rejecting...
Stuart Robert says Fairfax questions about whether family companies benefited from commonwealth investment are ‘complete load of rubbish’
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