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Victorian households are increasingly turning to the sun to power their homes, and the Labor Government is promising more renewable energy projects. But the state's electricity grid is actually struggling to adapt.
The extraordinary spike in electricity prices across Australia was caused by the 15 years of federal government inaction and factional infighting over energy policy...
Solar panels are good bang for buck, but what about solar batteries? Has the price dropped enough to make it worthwhile for you? We asked scientists, industry analysts, consumer advocates and a battery user to tell us what...
Researchers in the United States and Australia design systems that can extract water from dry desert air without using fuel.
Solar power is continuing to surge ahead as the world's emerging energy technology, according to a United Nations report that finds global spending on solar was higher than any other energy source in 2017.
As a record number of Australian households benefit from putting solar on their roof, we look at some of the options for renters who have traditionally been locked out of doing this.
Nvidia will power artificial intelligence technology built into its future vehicles, including the new I.D. Buzz, its all-electric retro-inspired camper van concept. The partnership between the two companies also extends...
While Australians take to home batteries in their droves, some say there are better ways to save the environment.
Computers have changed cars at least as much as they’ve changed our daily lives, but a new partnership between Google and Volkswagen could transform transportation further still: The two are collaborating on how...
A team of Queenslanders are leading the charge to develop commercial solar cars in Australia and proving on an international stage they've got what it takes to make it a reality.
Researchers say the future of Australia's energy market is dynamic and that base load power is a thing of the past.
This Canberra retiree says his "badge of honour" — a $20,000 energy system — generates enough power to run all his home energy needs, charge his son's hybrid SUV and sell excess back to the grid.
With two weeks to go until the World Solar Challenge begins, one team is put under unexpected pressure after their car is delayed on the way from Europe to Australia.
The CSIRO is partnering with a small Australian firm to develop the world's first hybrid renewable power generation installation for radio astronomy of its kind.
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