In the absence of strong federal action on climate change, many states have developed their own climate and energy policies.
The electricity network can be used proactively to meet Australia's climate and renewable energy targets.
Why is everyone talking about 'emissions intensity' schemes this week?
The need to urgently reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a major challenge to cheap electricity.
Germany’s energy transition is often held up as an incredible success story. So what can Australia learn?
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.
Australia's electricity and climate agendas aren't on the same page.
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.
Queensland currently gets 7% of it's electricity from renewable sources - but is aiming for 50% by 2030.
Australia's electricity market will be reviewed over the next six months, following South Australia's state-wide blackout.
South Australia's wind energy has been caught in a storm since last week's blackout, but what do we really know?
In the wake of South Australia's blackout, politicians have blamed renewables for decreasing the state's energy security.
Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station produces 5% of Australia's electricity, and 3% of the country's carbon emissions.
The recent meeting of Australia's energy ministers had a major focus on gas in our power sector.
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.
The electricity market that covers most of Australia is designed to have periods of high prices, to attract new generators. But there may be better ways to encourage electricity investment.
Victoria has announced a renewable energy target of 40% by 2025.
Over the past year Australia's greenhouse gas emissions from electricity rose 2.7%.