Pumped hydro offers us large scale energy storage. If we do it carefully, we can make sure these dams don’t cause the damage of the past.
Loy Yang A power station burns brown coal – an inefficient source of electricity that doesn’t stand a chance competing against renewables.
The key to reducing green hydrogen costs in the future lies mainly in technological improvements.
A study of real-world disasters shows home solar and storage could keep the lights on and the air conditioner running during many outages, but not all.
By 2025, factories are on track to churn out enough silicon to produce the equivalent of all installed solar – every year.
Australia last week moved to tackle the climate crisis when federal parliament passed Labor’s climate bill. But the new law is just the first step.
Online life produces a surprising amount of emissions that need to be tackled alongside physical e-waste.
Opening up new fossil fuel exploration will damage our longer-term security and undermine our climate imperatives. It is dangerous for the planet.
Key to success will be transitioning to an ecologically sustainable economy, with greener technologies and industries.
To put the $370 billion in subsidies to work, the US needs to build new infrastructure and manage a lot of regulatory hurdles.
Policies supporting fossil fuels are an instant way to ramp up the economy. However, this could come back to hit Indonesia’s economy in the medium to long-term.
Australia is already in the grip of a skills shortage. We’re going to have to solve that before we can start on the big renewables build.
Shifting to renewables means many more high voltage powerlines. But these powerlines are seeing strong pushback from farmers and rural communities. Are there any alternatives?
The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
The important change sends a direct signal for more investment in renewable energy, and comes not a moment too soon.
While a US transition to renewable energy by 2030 is possible, streamlined policies with clear goals and incentives are necessary to get there, says an industrial engineering professor.
East Kalimantan province possesses enormous potential for clean energy.
No electric vehicle maker currently meets all the bill’s supply chain requirements, not even Tesla. One big reason: China.
While Congress considers new renewable energy incentives, Texas’ sprawling wind farms tell a story about renewable energy ownership in the US – and who benefits from subsidies.
To develop a hydrogen economy at the scale of Aotearoa’s climate ambitions would require about a quarter of the country’s current energy use and swallow enormous amounts of water.