In the first major study of its kind, the authors travelled to where renewable energy is expanding in NSW to ask communities how they feel about the changes.
The soaring power prices expected to hit Australians are yet another reason the Albanese government should turbocharge its efforts on renewable energy and storage.
Such tension has played out over many decades between agricultural communities and coal companies. We can avoid history repeating itself if we urgently set the right policies and laws in place.
Southern African countries have been slow in embracing solar energy but this is changing.
Installing solar panels over California’s 4,000 miles of canals could generate less expensive, renewable energy, save water, fight climate change – and offer a solution for the thirsty American West.
Earth’s floating solar power capacity has grown one-hundredfold in the last five years.
The transition to 100% renewable energy will require a lot of land – mostly in regional Australia. This presents big challenges, and opportunities, for the farming sector.
In a bid to ditch fossil fuels, some countries are considering carpeting deserts with solar panels.
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.
Households shouldn’t have to do all the heavy lifting in the renewables transition. A new solar farm shows organisations and businesses how it’s done.
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.
Are facilities that produce necessities like energy and clean water doomed to be ugly? Not when artists and landscape architects help design them.
When South Africa finally emerges from COVID-19 inadequate electricity supply will be once again rear its head.
Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.
The Conservatives’ green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
Big solar has a potentially bright future in cities, but we need to get the planning right first.
A trade spat could jack up the cost of going solar, killing jobs and obstructing efforts to do something about climate change.
Why go to all that bother when you can just half-fill the kettle?
If harnessed properly, the sun holds tremendous potential to provide sustainable energy for the earth.