“Capacity payments” in the European utility industry today are looking more and more like subsidies to prop up a fading industry threatened by the rise of renewables.
Appointment of environmental campaigner as head of energy policy in Philippines signals major shift away from coal and towards 100% renewable energy.
NSW budget papers reveal declining coal industry has contributed $270m less to the state in royalties than expected, and will deliver $1.7bn less than forecast in four years to 2018-19.
The closure of South Australia’s last coal fired generator has caused some interesting reactions from the market. Why, for instance, is the cleanest gas generator off-line?
Facing opposition to domestic coal plant plans, Adani is desperately trying to reinvent itself as a solar company before it is swept aside by more adaptable rivals.
Whoever wins the Federal Election will have no choice but to deal with the beginning of the end of coal. Yet the issue is barely on the political agenda.
India announces plans to cancel four proposed coal-fired power plants with combined capacity of 16GW, meaning more bad news for Australian thermal coal exporters.
The seven wind farms in NSW produced more power per MW of capacity than two of biggest coal generators in the state. Plus: the top 12 wind farms in Australia in May.
Bhutan shows it is not really coal or any other source of energy that is the missing ingredient in providing electricity to children of the Third World.