The success of Eigg's community purchase demonstrates how people power has rejuvenated an island in decline
Estimates released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics suggest that the number of direct full-time equivalent jobs in renewable energy activities has continued to fall from its 2011-12 peak.
South Africa's energy sector is perhaps at its most fluid and unpredictable stage it has ever been in.
New technologies are developing with exponential velocity, breadth and depth. Their systemic impact is likely to be profound.
No energy source is perfect, but solar and wind have a much lower health and environmental footprint than fossil fuels, a study finds. Biopower, though, is a mixed bag.
The current flurry of energy policy aims to make power cheaper and more reliable. But it will take more than that to meet vital longer-term goals like cutting carbon while keeping future prices low.
A planned expansion to the Snowy Hydro scheme is grabbing headlines. But a new plan could build oceanfront hydro power in places without mountains - including South Australia.
In its latest move on energy policy, the Turnbull government has unveiled a plan to boost generation from the Snowy Hydro scheme by 50%.
South Australia has unveiled its keenly awaited energy plan, featuring battery storage, a state-owned gas power station, and a thumb of the nose to the federal electricity rules.
South Australia is investing $550 million in a plan to improve the reliability of its electricity. But the side-effect is that the National Electricity Market will now be even harder to run.
Even supposedly "green" technologies such as renewable energy require materials, land and solar exposure and cannot grow indefinitely on this planet.
As Donald Trump promises to pull America out of the Paris climate agreement, we need concerted civil action to turn our atmosphere into a public trust.
The country's ambitious plans for sustainable transport and renewable energy must work in sync.
As politicians debate the causes of South Australia's power failures, separating fact from rhetoric has become difficult.
Australia could be the 'energy capital of Asia' but instead it is going backwards, Bill Shorten will say in a speech on Thursday.
Here are some short- and medium-term strategies for transitioning to renewable, reliable and affordable energy in South Australia.
A series of questions by Essential on energy policy has found the Turnbull government is so far failing to persuade people of either its performance or its arguments on energy security.
Labor has been criticised for vacillating about about its 50% renewable energy ambition. But its proposed emissions intensity scheme could boost green energy without any hard target at all.
The government was this week caught off-guard by a decision from the Nick Xenophon Team to reject the omnibus bill.
Eighteen groups have issued a plea for political leaders to 'stop partisan antics' and work together to achieve energy reform.