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.
The goals are clear: clean, cheap, reliable energy. But no-one can agree how we get there.
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.
Germany’s energy transition is often held up as an incredible success story. So what can Australia learn?
Whatever our electricity grid looks like in the future, it will need to be reliable.
The governing body for our energy market has just missed a major opportunity to modernise our electricity networks.
Skirmishes over funding for renewable energy research are just the latest battle in a saga that stretches back to the early 1980s – years before the public became widely aware of the climate threat.
New research has found that carbon intensive companies have lost focus on reducing emissions under Direct Action, when compared with the carbon tax.
Many households in New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria will lose their subsidies for solar power this year.
Australia's energy policy has lost its way over the past couple of decades, which is unfortunate because the challenges – to move to a low-carbon economy without high prices – have never been tougher.
The federal election campaign has highlighted the very different visions of Australia’s renewable energy future held by the major parties.
The ups and downs of climate policy since the 2013 federal election.
Victoria has announced a renewable energy target of 40% by 2025.
There's a wealth of climate policies to choose from this election – but what will they do electricity prices?
Over the past year Australia's greenhouse gas emissions from electricity rose 2.7%.
Australia has been mired in climate confusion for years - as reflected by its underwhelming performance at last year's Paris climate summit. Here's how to get things back on an even keel.
Renewable energy has had a rough time in Australia. Good climate policy could fix that.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a new "Clean Energy Innovation Fund". But will it generate much-needed investment in the sector?
Australia's greenhouse emissions are once again rising, after a decade of consistent declines. But the right policies are already in place to turn things around - they just need to be ramped up.