Superconductors are materials that can transmit electricity without any resistance. Researchers are getting closer to creating superconducting materials that can function in everyday life.
Reducing gas use in our homes will help avoid energy price hikes. But where is the best place to start?
Households and businesses are set for more hip-pocket pain after regulators flagged hefty electricity price rises in four Australian states.
The Huc enzyme can split hydrogen molecules to make electricity, raising the possibility of small devices that run on air.
South Africa’s minister of finance should have used the bailout of Eskom to fast-track its split and introduce the private sector into the electricity sector.
Deciding on the best system isn’t a simple matter. There’s a bewildering array of jargon to sift through and many elements to consider.
Texas wasn’t prepared to keep the lights on during Winter Storm Uri, and it won’t be ready for future cold weather unless it starts thinking about energy demand as well as supply.
Canada’s zero-emissions vehicle sales target will need hundreds of thousands of EV charging points to be installed in homes, workplaces, retail spaces and along highway corridors in the coming years.
Energy companies have marketed natural gas as cooks’ favorite for years because homes with gas hookups will also use it for space and water heating.
Without energy market reform, expensive gas will have few upsides.
Coffee capsules aren’t the biggest carbon culprits. It’s better to use a capsule than to waste coffee and water.
Digital activities, like sending emails, contribute marginally to the annual carbon footprint of information and communication technology users.
Thanks one of the treasurer’s most trusted confidants, we can now piece together what the government’s likely to do next about rising energy bills. Here’s what I expect to see over the next month.
Ghanaian urban and development planners need to move away from looking up to examples of innovations from the global north.
Natural gas projects in Africa might help reduce supply shortages temporarily, but they could soon become stranded assets.
Two-thirds of those surveyed back capped gas prices, an extra tax on gas exporters that would subsidise prices, or rules requiring Australian gas to be reserved for Australian use.
A key issue for African countries is: how to contribute towards averting a climate disaster without compromising economic growth and development.
People struggling to pay their power bills may never have anticipated experiencing such hardship. It’s time to tackle energy equity head-on.
Australia has by far the highest domestic gas prices of any gas-exporting country. Threating to withhold export licences would bring prices down
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.