NSW flags tighter rules on where wind and solar farms can be built
Proposed planning amendments seek to limit solar and wind farm development within 10km of certain NSW regional city centres, or within 5km of residential land.
Morrison agrees to go to Glasgow, Nationals to decide Australia’s climate policies
Morrison bows to pressure and will go to Glasgow, but the Nationals will decide this weekend what policies Morrison will be allowed to pack.
Energy Insiders Podcast: Australia can hit 91 pct renewables in a decade, and keep the lights on
Transgrid’s Jesse Steinfeld and Eva Hanly on why a rapid transition to renewables is possible. Plus, Andrew Forrest.
Coles locks in 100 pct renewables by 2025, but through certificates not electrons
Coles inks deals with Origin, Acciona and Engie to source large-scale generation certificates to seal its target of 100 pct renewables.
NSW draws up map for massive 8GW renewable energy zone in New England
The NSW government has drawn up the proposed map of the New England renewable energy zone, which will host 8GW of wind, solar and storage.
“Coal-o-phile Dundee”: Morrison’s climate denial outed in massive Times Square billboard
"That's not climate denial, this is climate denial". Australia's climate policies exposed to the world in parody billboard in Times Square.
Forrest signs up Plug Power for world’s biggest hydrogen electrolyser Gigafactory
Andrew Forrest chooses US based Plug Power to build massive hydrogen Gigafactory in Queensland, the first of "tens" of such projects planned for Australia.
Vestas pledges zero waste for wind turbines, Vattenfall bans landfills for blades
Vestas promises to make wind turbines fully recyclable, while Vattenfall bans used turbine blades from landfill.
Webinar: Net Zero – What are we waiting for?
Join a panel of leading experts and businesses that are taking action now to find out what we need to do in this second webinar of the Energy Transformed series.
Canadian energy giant advances 2,600MWh pumped hydro project near Bathurst
ATCO progresses pumped hydro project near Bathurst, which it hopes will gain a spot in the first renewable energy zone in NSW to go to tender.
Colorado steel mill to become first to run almost entirely on solar power
New Bighorn solar farm in Colorado will enable the neighbouring steel plant to become the first in the world to be largely powered by solar.
Ahead of COP26, Australia ranked among worst in G20 on climate action
Australia again ranked amongst the worst for climate action, lagging behind on renewables uptake, EV adoption and fossil fuel phase-out.