There is significant potential for the community trusts to improve the financial position of communities. But it’s not happening.
Hybrid energy systems that combine renewable and non-renewable fuel systems could be the key to sub-Saharan Africa’s energy transition.
Three experts explain a few aspects of American infrastructure that desperately need investment.
Eight in ten of these surveyed by the Economic Society of Australia say it’s the role of government to smooth the transition.
Could this disaster have been avoided? And under climate change, how can we prepare for more events like this?
Heat pumps are the technology of choice for heating and cooling buildings more efficiently and with fewer carbon emissions than furnaces and air conditioning.
Renewables form an ever-greater share of the electricity mix. But elsewhere in the energy sector – in transport, industry and buildings – emissions reduction is very slow.
The electric vehicle transition is about more than just scrapping petrol cars. We must also ensure quality technology, anticipate the future and make sure no-one gets left behind.
Southern African countries have been slow in embracing solar energy but this is changing.
Addressing inefficiencies in Ghana’s electricity sector will reduce the need to price in distribution losses
How much energy does the internet use, and - given recent technological advances - could it ever run on renewable energy alone?
None of Australia’s highest-emitting energy firms are fully or even closely aligned with global climate goals. Just one goes even partway, and five appeared to be taking no action at all.
When policymakers reduce electricity scarcity to a few factors like theft and vandalism, to be solved with technology and stiff penalties, they miss other factors that contribute to electricity theft.
Tesla’s stance has also shone the spotlight further onto the carbon footprint of cryptocurrency – an issue that will not go away soon.
The new commitments of state governments go some way to filling the void left by the lack of a national climate policy. The states should, and can, coordinate their efforts. Here’s how.
A proposal to change the way electricity generators and retailers strike contracts for electricity would be bad for both consumers and climate action.
The socio-economic and political factors that keep conventional energy out of reach of the poor can do the same with renewable energy.
Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of US greenhouse gas emissions. Now the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.
To cope with loss of income, some Nairobi households opted for cheaper foods, or conserved their cooking fuel by preparing smaller meals.
New 5G technologies also boast the raw ingredients needed to beam wireless power to small devices.