Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.
Will Boris Johnson's 'offshore wind revolution' really unlock significant economic value?
Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.
Those designing smart energy systems must take gender into account.
Building a new power plant hardly fits in with the Coalition's free market philosophy, but then again neither does a massive support package to cushion the economy through a pandemic.
The government has unveiled a $1.9 billion package of investments in new and emerging technologies, and reinforced its message that it is time to move on from assisting now commercially-viable renewables.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Angus Taylor
Michelle Grattan discusses the government's recently announced energy policy with Minister for Energy Angus Taylor
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Under a rapidly changing climate, it's not just about keeping the lights on. We not only want energy, but we want to breathe clean air, have enough food and live in a sustainable community.
The Morrison government has threatened to use Snowy Hydro to build a gas generator in the Hunter Valley if the electricity sector fails to fill the gap left by the scheduled closure of the Liddell power plant in 2023.
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Halide perovskites are cheap, versatile and remarkably efficient as both solar cells and light emitters.
Bricks could do double duty as building materials and supercapacitors.
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Bricks turn out to be useful for storing electricity thanks to their porousness and red pigment.
The COVID-19 recession has made it harder for many Americans to pay their energy bills.
Many Americans had trouble paying their energy bills before COVID-19, and the current recession is making the problem worse.
Methane gas extraction on Lake Kivu.
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Such a large accumulation of methane in a lake is unique, and has never been reached in any other lakes.
Strict physical distancing restrictions have resulted in cleaner air, but atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to rise.
Despite clear air as a result of the pandemic reducing human activities, our emissions still soar.
People have been rediscovering nature during the pandemic, but it’s not just good for public heath. Conservation also creates jobs.
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The Trump administration is rolling back environmental regulations, claiming it's good for the economy. But research shows that conservation is better both for public health and for job creation.
Ghana is still finding ways of maximising its oil wealth.
Oversight over how Ghana's oil wealth is spent has become more important than ever.
Wind turbines in the first rays of sunlight at the Saddleback Ridge Wind Project in Carthage, Maine, March 20, 2019.
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How should the United States power its economy in 2050? A recent survey finds surprising agreement from Americans of all political stripes.
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As we face mounting job losses, taxpayers have a right to anticipate that the government's investments will be strategically sound.
Saving energy can save money and the environment.
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Efficient technologies can save Indonesians not only billions of rupiah but also avoid the need to built 50 power plants by 2030.
Part of the Kanaka Bar solar energy project.
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Many remote Indigenous communities in British Columbia rely on expensive generators that run on diesel despite having the potential to tap into renewable energy.