Light bulbs can turn electricity into light (and a bit of heat) – an expert explains how they do it.
Energy-wise, the fallout from the attack on Saudi oil facilities has so far been very muted. The surge in oil production in the US over the past decade helps explain why.
Residents have come up with solutions to make usable products out of organic waste materials.
'Switchers' who change their energy retailers often are following accepted wisdom, but research shows it saves them far less than expected.
The likelihood of half of Victoria being plunged into blackout are low – but the question reveals growing tension between the energy market and its regulators.
State renewable energy targets have been driving energy investment in Australia. 'Where and when' the generation and transmission build occurs varies substantially under a national approach.
High speeds, the threat of dangerous crashes, the excitement of the crowd – and the laws of physics on full display. A physicist explains the science of NASCAR.
Only an optimist would expect prices to fall after a series of announcements, some of which are to "consider" doing something.
There's precious little business case for nuclear power in Australia, but we could start with the end product: storing radioactive waste.
South African courts have been reluctant 'to step into the shoes of the regulator'. But the confirmation by the Constitutional Court of the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal has changed all that.
Proposed rules for managing energy demand could potentially lower prices and reduce blackout risk, but there are reasons to be skeptical.
Russia's influential position as Europe's main supplier of natural gas is under threat from new discoveries.
A new study lays out what must happen immediately for any hope of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.
Zimbabwe has a severe energy crisis because its major sources of electricity are struggling to keep up with demand.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
South Africa could become a test bed of technologies that enable households, especially in remote areas, to join electricity trading markets.
South Africa will introduce the carbon tax which should be used to ensure benefits to poor communities.
When it comes to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from transport, the future is already here on small islands.
Everything you need to know – where it is, the environmental impact, Indigenous land rights issues and actual profitability – of the Adani Carmichael coal mine in one simple interactive.
Transitioning to renewable energy will cost us something, but the benefits far outweigh the price.