An independent MP is leading a crossbench call pushing the Government to do more to help farmers and rural communities face climate change challenges into the future.
Canberra hasn't become an off-the-grid island in the middle of New South Wales. So why is the ACT Government now calling the capital 100 per cent renewable?
A power company is remotely turning home air conditioners off in a trial to manage peak electricity demand, but will consumers hand over the remote control?
Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says renewables plus storage is cheaper than coal or nuclear for new power generation.
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?
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 But that green energy is stretching the country's outdated network of...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...
Tesla has launched a new utility-scale energy storage product called Megapack modeled after the giant battery system it deployed in South Australia as the company seeks to provide an alternative to natural gas “peaker”...
Guest post by Larry F. Brown, PhD Various commenters pointed out to me that I made an error in my calculations. First, the maintenance man told me the turbines were designed to produce 2.3 MW but only produce an average...
Guest post by Larry F. Brown, PhD We visited a wind farm in southern Utah recently. I’ve always been curious about the costs, profitability, and physical size of these things as well as the footprint and environmental...
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.
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