A recent study suggests that smart meters can help households reduce their electricity use by as much as 5%. Are France’s anti-Linky households listening?
Blockchains and AI could play a key role in the decentralised energy systems of the future.
A Grattan Institute report has found renewable energy investment could offer a path to lower rates, but they won't drop below 2015 prices.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Mark Evans about the week in politics.
With electricity bills becoming more complicated, it's increasingly difficult for customers to know if they are getting a good deal.
Solar power technology has huge potential for Africa. But there are some barriers.
Canada wants to move towards a green economy and meet its Paris Agreement targets, but it has also just taken ownership of a pipeline. How can the federal government deal with this paradox?
Large-scale solar and wind tend to push energy prices down, which sounds great as a consumer. But that makes keeping the grid in constant balance harder.
High municipal electricity tariffs pose a serious threat to South Africa's machinery and equipment manufacturing industries.
Shipping is becoming greener, but this brings new safety challenges.
Are there cheaper alternatives to nuclear power to alleviate energy shortages in Africa?
Annual water requirements of a PHES-supported 100% renewable electricity grid would be much less than the current fossil fuel system, because wind and PV do not require cooling water.
Research into Queensland's Darling Downs area has found social stress caused by housing pressure, population shifts and the 'two-speed economy' of coal seam gas.
Sweden's smart road allows electric cars to charge in motion. But alternative technologies might be a better option.
There are millions of energy poor people in sub-Saharan Africa who live in cities.
Our study found that office workers performed just the same, whether the air conditioning was set at 22°C or 25°C. But making that tweak can cut energy use by 18%.
It's easier to see how customers benefit from increased grid security than it is to justify making them pay for it.
With the fateful 30th Newspoll finally out there, the government on Monday descended into an orgy of destructive self-indulgence.
Government pressure on AGL to keep its Liddell power plant open past 2022 ignores the sensible, cost-effective plan to replace it.
Many among the public will discount Abbott's activities as just his usual trouble-making. The noise, however, reinforces the general impression of a fractured government.