Huge renewable energy resources have been identified across Australia, but planning is lagging to develop a grid network suitable for the transformation that gives certainty to stakeholders.
After another record month of rooftop solar installations, renewable energy should supply a third of the national electricity market's need by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2030 according to new research from Green Energy Markets.
A solar farm in far north Queensland receives conditional approval for a $500 million loan to build and integrate a pumped hydro storage facility to provide "reliable energy" to the country at peak demand.
A solar farm in far north Queensland will receive a $500 million loan to build and integrate a pumped hydro storage facility to provide "reliable energy" to the country at peak demand.
SA's Liberal Government will push ahead with a Labor plan to install battery systems built by Elon Musk's Tesla in 50,000 homes, with Whyalla steelworks boss Sanjeev Gupta also announcing ambitious new energy plans, including...
The Federal Government is facing an uphill battle to convince some states to back the National Energy Guarantee, with some leaders saying the plan's targets are too low to drive any new investment in renewable energy.
Whyalla steelworks boss Sanjeev Gupta believes renewables present a cheaper option for electricity generation in Australia than nuclear power, and is pushing ahead with alternative energy plans.
The Crystal Brook facility in South Australia's Mid North will generate 20,000kg of hydrogen daily.
Regional South Australian cities have seen several clean energy projects announced over the past year and now a local mayor wants to take the state's thirst for renewables a step further.
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.
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