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.
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.
The public appetite for community funded renewable energy appears to be limitless, with projects proving so popular they are selling out within minutes of being offered to investors.
Australia could generate electricity with no carbon emissions by 2050, but a carbon price will be needed to achieve that, according to the Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap released today.
Large-scale solar looks to be on the cusp of an Australian boom. The country has had a record-breaking year in the construction of major solar projects, and the trend is predicted to continue.
Hazelwood is set to close in coming weeks, and when it does 22 per cent of Victoria's power supply will vanish with it. Chris Uhlmann examines how the country entered its policy-induced energy crisis and whether there's a...
The Powerwall, a lithium-ion battery system designed to store electricity generated from rooftop solar panels, is widely considered to be a game-changer for the electricity industry.
As South Australia continues to grapple with unreliable power supply, a parliamentary committee is told a recommendation to buy or lease a gas-fired electricity generator was made to the State Government last month.
A new Chinese-funded solar farm in the ACT is sparking debate over the future of solar manufacturing in Australia.
A 100-megawatt solar power facility will be established at Tailem Bend in South Australia to serve customers of the fourth-biggest retailer in the national electricity market.
South Australians enduring a severe heatwave have been warned they could face power cuts as the state struggles to meet power supply demands. We take a look at the process of load shedding and why it takes place.
The animal lovers are close to being at war. And this time it's not with meat plants or processing facilities like Smithfield. It's not with PETA over some ridiculous and scandalous ad campaign. It's not with factory farms...
A battle is brewing between California’s organic farmers and the state government over a pest management program organic producers say puts too much reliance on pesticide usage...
How could Rachel tell her daughter that some people are exploited because they can't fight back? That sometimes the people meant to protect us are profiting from the dangerous infrastructure they permit? That it isn't...
NPR recently covered a story about two former Pennsylvania Department of Public Health employees who said they were told to keep their mouths shut when people called in about fracking and related development...
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