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Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says new generation from renewables plus storage is cheaper than new coal or nuclear generation. Is that correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.
When power prices recently plunged as low as they can go, generators were hurting but households weren't enjoying it either. What is the market telling us about the state of electricity generation and its future?
An ambitious plan to power every property on SA's Eyre Peninsula with solar has been labelled an Australian first — but is it too good to be true?
Australian wind and solar farms are putting downward pressure on energy prices, and there are hundreds of new renewable facilities set to come online. But that green energy is stretching the country's outdated network of...
Australia's continuing renewable energy boom means the development of nuclear power is not a viable option, a new report from public policy think-tank the Australia Institute concludes.
The Government believes the projects will create more than 600 jobs and generate enough clean energy to power more than 80,000 homes, while farmers have labelled the decision as "gutless".
A new report is highlighting the need for greater flexibility in Australia's power grid to keep up with the move towards renewables, saying the framework of rules was set up when the system was dominated by large coal and...
There are no laws regulating the solar industry's waste, which experts predict could grow to a whopping 1,500 kilotons by 2050.
More than 300,000 panels will power Melbourne's entire tram network from a massive solar farm sitting on 500 hectares of land that was was once used to graze cattle and sheep.
Electricity giant AGL holds off plans to mothball parts of the gas-fired Torrens Island Power Station in Adelaide in a bid to prevent outages over summer caused by an ongoing outage at Victoria's Loy Yang Power Station.
There is a patchwork of renewable energy targets across the National Electricity Market, and while some states are well on the way to meeting their commitments, others are struggling.
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