Flinders Island is moving to renewable energies
NSW is now using hydro, solar, wind and bioenergy to make up almost 20 per cent of its electricity mix for the first time, and even more renewable output is expected in the future with a boom in solar farm projects.
Steel-making baron Sanjeev Gupta and climate change expert Ross Garnaut sound like strange bedfellows. But the pair are behind a plan to run four [?] steel mills across Australia on renewable energy.
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.
When federal politicians Bob Katter and Anthony "Albo" Albanese get together, sparks fly.
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 Western Australia Government has backed a continued study and potential pilot to export solar power from the Pilbara to Indonesia.
Recommendations from an energy security taskforce, set up in the wake of Tasmania's 2015 power crisis, will be fully implemented within months, with the State Government acknowledging the need for a more "conservative" approach.
Surplus renewable energy could soon be converted to hydrogen and injected into Australia's gas networks to help decarbonise the nation's gas supply, if a trial in Adelaide proves successful.
If chief scientist Alan Finkel gets his way, battery storage will be central to Australia's energy future. So how does it work, which other countries are doing it and how much of a "thing" will it be here?
Battery storage is predicted to become a major part of Australia's energy grid within the next 20 years. So how does it work, which other countries are doing it and how much of a "thing" will it be here?
An earth and environment professor says Australia must re-focus its energy infrastructure now in order to become 100 per cent reliable on renewable energy in the future.
High energy costs, unreliable connections and isolation force rural West Australian businesses to turn to alternative energy solutions.
Swiss voters back the Government's plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities in a binding referendum.
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.
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