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.
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.
Fixing the gas price crisis is the short-term fix to Australia's soaring electricity prices but the long game is greater investment in renewables and energy storage, writes Ian Verrender.
The National Party membership will use its federal conference this weekend to pressure politicians to finalise energy policy, and to push for more coal-fired power stations in regional areas.
The National Party membership will use its federal conference this weekend to call for an end to the energy policy vacuum, with more 'clean' coal-fired power stations in regional areas.
Bob Katter and Anthony Albanese, a pair of "fair-dinkum blokes", are taking their unlikely bromance to the bush to try to change the face of the electricity generation in the north.
The NT is lagging behind other states in terms of solar power uptake, and one Curious Darwinian wants to know why.
Households are increasingly being empowered not only to save, but potentially to make, money from their rooftop solar panels and batteries.
The head of one of Australia's biggest electricity companies rejects coal as a solution to Australia's energy crisis and urges the Federal Government to adopt the recommendations of chief scientist Alan Finkel.
Do you live in an apartment and wish that you could join the solar power revolution? Here's how one co-operative housing block in Sydney transformed their building and became one of the first apartment blocks to become equipped...
The rules around how households with solar panels use and sell excess energy stored on batteries could be tightened in a State Government crackdown to ensure taxpayers do not foot a $1 billion bill.
As Australia's chief scientist Alan Finkel prepares to hand down his widely anticipated report into the future security of the national electricity market, what are Telstra, Sun Metals and Glencore doing to protect themselves...
Gold coast researchers are using nanotechnology to develop "smart windows" that could see the mass production of low-cost, energy-saving glass and lead to a huge reduction in power bills.
The lack of a carbon price is paralysing investment in Australia's energy sector and putting domestic power bills on track to surge by up to 40 per cent, experts warn.
There could be relief in sight for households grappling with rising electricity bills, with a leading energy analyst forecasting new renewable projects will prevent more hikes in power prices within three years.
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