Per capita electricity use was higher in the 1970s than today.
Ramping up fossil power sources is no longer a good option in an energy-supply crisis. Bring in the weather forecasters.
The end of coal-fired generation in Australia is inevitable. But the federal government can do more to ensure an orderly transition to renewables – avoiding price spikes and supporting workers.
Weak regulation and a lack of mandatory inspections have increased fire risks for the one in four homes with rooftop PV panels. Here's what we need to do to be safer.
Australia's biggest states are taking back control of their electricity systems, because the way we make power is changing.
It reveals in alarming detail how gas emissions are cancelling out the gains won by Australia's renewables boom, and uncovers misleading claims underpinning our gas-led economic recovery.
Research by author and her students about palm oil waste water processing using Microbial Fuel Cells at the Faculty of Biotechnology, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia
The states have been forced to act alone on renewable energy after the federal government effectively vacated the policy space. But if not managed carefully, the strategy may backfire.
Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.
Despite the government spruiking a 'gas-led economic recovery', natural gas is clearly on the way out. It's time for a serious rethink on the way many Australians cook and heat our homes.
A study points to one way to speed up adoption of innovations in clean energy technology – more flexibility among state regulators.
Biden's strong climate change position doesn't appear to have hurt him in the key swing state of Pennsylvania or in the general election more broadly. Here's what it means for Canada.
While much of the world moves towards zero-carbon economies, a NSW mega-plan for new renewables may set up the state as an energy superpower.
Some speculated that voters in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Colorado and Texas would vote against Joe Biden because of his plans to phase out fossil fuels.
Don't count nuclear energy out – it may be our best hope of reaching net-zero emissions within the time we have left.
State governments, councils, researchers and entrepreneurs are slowing our slide to disaster – but they need others to step up.
Low-carbon energy sources aren't all equally well-suited to getting us to net-zero emissions.
Recent industry reports indicate that we may be approaching peak global demand for oil. If that's the case, the federal Conservatives may need to rethink their electoral strategy.
Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.
Batteries power much of modern life, from electric and hybrid cars to computers, medical devices and cellphones. But unless they're made easier and cheaper to recycle, a battery waste crisis looms.