The government is rolling out smart meters across the UK, but at present they are providing households with little benefit.
A leading climate scientist explains why going over 1.5 degrees Celsius puts the world in a danger zone.
Start high, drop fast and avoid the free-riders: How to design subsidies that can boost clean energy in the US and elsewhere.
All French car parks bigger than 80 spaces will be covered with solar panels.
Developed nations threaten to consume more than their fair share of Earth’s dwindling carbon budget.
How does flowing water make electricity? An engineer explains hydroelectric generation.
When it comes to dependency on coal power plants, South Africa is in a class of its own: 85% of its electricity is produced in coal power plants.
Natural gas projects in Africa might help reduce supply shortages temporarily, but they could soon become stranded assets.
To get to 82% renewables by decade’s end means storage - and that’s where we hope our new atlas of sites for pumped hydro storage can help
Australia is no longer an international laggard when it comes to addressing the problem of carbon emissions, but its is loping along in the middle of a slow-moving pack.
A managed fossil fuel phasing-out offers a chance for producers – including governments, corporations and unions – to negotiate the terms of a ‘just transition’ to renewable energy.
A key issue for African countries is: how to contribute towards averting a climate disaster without compromising economic growth and development.
Experts say greater use of renewable energy via solar photovoltaic and hydro power is the best route to universal access to electricity in Togo.
People struggling to pay their power bills may never have anticipated experiencing such hardship. It’s time to tackle energy equity head-on.
Dealing with the crisis, driven by the Ukraine war, is now Labor’s problem, and that gave Dutton something substantial to latch onto.
Energy bills are set to rise - and rise again. The government’s efforts so far have done very little. Time for a stronger approach.
The budget earmarked worthwhile climate measures, but many are piecemeal. Amid record-breaking extreme weather in Australia, federal spending on climate action still falls well short.
Australia must map out the best sites for generating the most electricity with the least environmental impact.
The world’s solar panels rely on technology pioneered in Australia. Now our researchers are working on ultra-low-cost, high efficiency solar cells.
Victoria’s new renewable plan is welcome - but it relies on building unsexy and challenging new transmission lines across the state.