Don't expect the new technology to become solar's dark twin just yet, but it could play an important role in energy demands of the future.
The US President pledged ambitious growth in the fossil fuel industry on his 2016 campaign trail – but new data shows that the green economy was already growing almost three times as fast.
New analysis revealed less than half the extra pumped hydro capacity promised by Snowy 2.0 can be delivered. There is now overwhelming evidence the project should be put on hold.
Australia's entire coal fleet will retire in the next few decades. The federal government's response to the Hazelwood coal plant closure has left a mess – it must do better.
Australia is installing renewable energy at more than ten times the global average. This is excellent news, but raises serious questions about integrating this electricity into our grids.
Ahead of the UN climate summit, we take stock of the world's best and worst performers on climate action - including some surprise success stories.
The state of Australia's energy and climate change policy is reason to despair. But there may be a nuclear solution that keeps both sides happy.
The federal government this week heralded Australia's renewable energy performance. But the outlook leaves little cause for celebration.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
The use of fossil fuels has to end and be replaced by sustainable energy as quickly as possible. The Paris Agreement was a good start but states continuing to work together is key.
We have all the technologies needed to make the electric grid run on renewables and lower pollution. What are they and what are the barriers to adopting them widely?
More than a century since humans learned to fly, we need to revolutionise how we stay up there.
South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.
A proposal for 270m tall wind turbines on Robbins Island has ruffled some feathers – but here's why towering turbines are here to stay.
An eight year study of half hourly prices finds that wind and solar generation have been pushing wholesale electricity prices down.
Electricity happens when electrons move from one atom to another.
China wages 'war on air pollution', but turning away from fossil fuels towards natural gas has its challenges.
Zimbabwe has a severe energy crisis because its major sources of electricity are struggling to keep up with demand.
A key tool for capturing and storing carbon may have been hiding in plain sight all along.
The federal government claims that Australia's rising emissions are offset by savings around the globe when Australian gas exports replace other fossil fuels. But the numbers don't stack up like that.