Energy Secretary Rick Perry wants to know if wind and solar are compromising the reliability of the grid and hurting coal power. The answer lies in his home state of Texas.
Africa's energy potential remains under-exploited, the energy entrepreneur is well-positioned to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the energy sector.
Despite its name, the National Electricity Market doesn't reach WA. But those charged with guiding the eastern states' energy transition should look west once in a while.
Scientists investigating an underwater mountain have found lots of tellurium, a mineral used in some solar panels.
Relying less on fossil fuels is one of the key challenges of energy transition, and taking weather variations into account can help increase the overall efficiency of a renewable-energy system.
Do androids smell electric roses?
Here are some short- and medium-term strategies for transitioning to renewable, reliable and affordable energy in South Australia.
Many believe we can stabilise the power supply by asking customers to help - but there's a problem.
Social media is a great way to to share tips, knowledge and expertise - including about how to reduce the environmental footprint of your home.
Although Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax invented by China, Chinese leaders believe cutting carbon emissions will generate economic and political payoffs at home and abroad.
Individual light-harvesting protein complexes have a remarkable ability. Light, which is normally effectively harvested, is also used to finely control how much of it should be harvested.
The government in Delhi must be more ambitious. Current plans for more renewable energy plants are just a tenth of what is needed.
Air pollution from burning firewood and charcoal is the fourth-biggest killer in many countries.
An open letter from 190 solar energy researchers in defence of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, which has funded world-leading research.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is facing a $1.3 billion budget chop as part of the federal government's savings measures. But sacrifice the lead agency for green energy development
Critics don't think Tesla can sell enough home batteries to justify its acquisition of SolarCity, but what they're underestimating is the potential for innovation the Gigafactory brings.
There's a wider trend towards linking the energy and climate portfolios, and not before time – the race is on towards a low-carbon economy, and joined-up policy gets faster results.
These countries are well-positioned to lead the way from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy.
There are several areas where Australia could be a world leader in innovation. If we can identify them and focus our efforts there, we could generate some genuine benefits here and abroad.
The Coalition has asked CSIRO to develop a "roadmap" towards commercialised clean energy. It's a good idea as long as the plan is clear, and there's enough money behind it.