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.
A clean energy transition is vital in Australia, but big projects like Forest Wind must take local communities with them.
Grid-scale batteries could be at least double the cost of those in electric vehicles.
Electricity is only one part of the green energy puzzle we need to solve.
A worker checks the installation of a solar panel array atop an IKEA store in Miami.
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Increased business lobbying for incentives and mandates may tip the balance in favor of a cleaner US energy policy.
Renewable energy projects are often in direct competition with fossil fuels for the hearts and minds of communities. There's a way to win people over though, with ongoing local employment.
Emissions from Australia's electricity sector have dropped markedly during the pandemic.
But a recession could cloud the renewables outlook.
Ron Lamb installed solar panels to power his irrigation systems on the family farm near Claresholm, Alta.
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Talking about energy transitions could help overcome the impasse we seem to have reached on climate change.
Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.
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Wind turbines and solar farms need a lot of raw materials. Australia can supply some, but we need to do it sustainably.
The benefits of gas-fired power are badly overstated, and will take Australia further in the wrong direction on climate change.
The costs of renewable energy, including solar photovoltaics, is declining rapidly.
Investing billions in refurbishing nuclear generating stations doesn't make economic sense as the cost of renewables fall dramatically.
New research shows Ontario doesn’t really need nuclear energy, and its absence would not have an impact on emissions in the province’s energy sector.
Nuclear power isn't needed to meet Ontario’s electricity needs. And the absence of nuclear power won't have any impact on emissions in Ontario's energy sector.
Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson at the State Opening of Parliament.
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.
Projections are often be repeatedly wrong. That’s because the models don’t learn from mistakes.
From wage growth to renewable energy to religion, projections are being treated as predictions. We'd be better off insisting on genuine forecasts.
Renewable energy technologies will in the next two years be competitive on price with fossil fuels.
As the share of renewable energies in the energy mix rises, policymakers must understand how renewable energies can influence electricity prices.
A main street of a poor neighbourhood in Cape Town during recent power cuts.
It's not clear whether South Africa's president can coordinate his ministers in a way that provides clarity about dealing with the country's energy crisis.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese will make a “vision statement” on Tuesday, where he will emphasise manufacturing job opportunities flowing from the renewables expansion.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese will emphasise his party's pro-business stance in a speech on Tuesday, departing from Bill Shorten's criticism of the “top end of town”.
Renewable energy being installed at a community in the Northern Territory. Researchers have predicted Australia’s emissions are set to fall, but warn the renewables deployment rate must continue.
Australia's renewables revolution proves that there's cause for hope in our emissions reduction goals. But we cannot rest on our laurels.