Batteries aren't the only type of storage, and all types of storage have their role to play in the future grid.
Whatever our electricity grid looks like in the future, it will need to be reliable.
The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa's power supply. But can the country afford it?
Raging debates about the state of South Africa's energy industry have missed one critical area, the role of transport fuels and base chemicals.
Gaining a better sense of what genes are involved in regulating circadian clocks could put us on a path to find better treatments and therapies to help people adjust to time shifts.
The argument put forward by Eskom that it can handle South Africa's controversial nuclear build programme is fundamentally flawed.
The potential shutdown of Victoria's Hazelwood power station could leave a large gap in coal-fired baseload generation. But other coal power stations have plenty of spare capacity to fill the gap.
South Australia's recent blackout raised questions about the role of wind energy in Australia's electricity network.
Wind and solar power can be intermittent. Should our usage be too?
The Norwegian capital shows other cities how it's done, by setting out a tailor-made plan to reduce emissions to zero by 2030.
South Australia is recovering from a state-wide blackout, and fingers are pointing at the state's renewable energy industry and climate change.
The governing body for our energy market has just missed a major opportunity to modernise our electricity networks.
Australian superannuation funds are joining the trend to invest in infrastructure because it's safer for industry members.
The recent meeting of Australia's energy ministers had a major focus on gas in our power sector.
How bad are things for U.S. coal? Very bad, but that's very good for environment. Now the question is whether other countries will cut back on coal as well.
A former state regulator and member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission argues that subsidizing reactors to keep them running is unnecessary and will be bad for consumers and the environment.
A nuclear engineer makes the case that nuclear power plants are important resources and should receive economic rewards for providing steady supplies of carbon-free electricity.
Australia's energy watchdog has warned that closing coal power stations could leave us vulnerable to supply problems. But not if we help take the pressure off the grid.
Scott Morrison has rejected Chinese bids for the 99-year lease of 50.4% of Ausgrid, the NSW electricity distribution system, for security reasons.
The anti-nuclear movement in the U.S. is at a critical juncture as worries over climate change grow.