In an era of climate change and extreme weather, a microgrid — a self-sufficient, energy-generating distribution and control system — puts communities on the path to self-reliance.
Electricity is only one part of the green energy puzzle we need to solve.
More than 80% of the world's offshore wind blows further from land than conventional wind farms can reach.
Investing billions in refurbishing nuclear generating stations doesn't make economic sense as the cost of renewables fall dramatically.
Long term climate targets are meaningless without concrete action. Here's what the plans of the UK's two biggest parties mean for the planet.
The most vulnerable people bear the brunt of an ineffective energy system that prioritises profit over the consumer.
China is rapidly greening its economy, but that doesn't mean authoritarian governments are best placed to handle climate change.
A rapid transition from fossil fuels is possible by targeting the 'tipping points' in our political and economic systems.
Robins are a much loved Christmas icon, but wind turbines installed in their habitat are affecting their song, with worrying consequences.
Replacing wind turbines could significantly increase Britain's power output.
Australia needs to accelerate its transition to clean energy, and not prolong the use of high-polluting, coal-fired infrastructure. Otherwise it risks missing out on an economic windfall.
Energy experts are getting excited about a proposed solar farm in Kent and what it could mean for a clean energy future.
Wrecks like the recently discovered USS Juneau reveal much about combat on the oceans.
Research shows how water pumped from coal mines could revolutionise how we heat homes.
Its plan to stop lending money for oil and gas projects embraces the spirit of the Paris agreement at a time when the U.S. is going in a different direction.
Australians love cooking with gas, but what if you could make your own supply, using leftover food waste? It may be time for more households to embrace home biogas – and stop paying gas bills.
There are some huge issues at stake – and many of them are being ignored.
Victoria's plan to legislate its own renewable energy target of 40% by 2025 shows how states are increasingly taking the energy policy reins away from the federal government.
In pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, Donald Trump has turned his back not just on the world but on the low-carbon economy. He should pay heed to a very apt lesson from China's history.
Without help, lower-income people could miss out on the clean energy revolution – hence the arrival of community projects aiming to boost access to solar panels, batteries and other green technology.