Solar and wind are cheaper than ever: So why the EU energy price crisis?
If renewables are now so much cheaper, why can’t consumers buy electricity directly from them and avoid paying the gas and carbon costs?
Australian hydrogen market achieves key export milestone – but with the wrong colour
Australia achieves major milestone with purpose-built ship arriving to take first shipment of liquid hydrogen to Japan. But it's not green hydrogen – and it's not even clean.
Zinc-air flow battery tapped to help power New York apartment building
A 100kW/1.5MWh demonstration zinc-air energy storage system, or ZESS, will be installed in Queens to demonstrate its long-duration energy storage capabilities.
Lithium-air battery achieves world-leading energy density
Japanese researchers say their lithium-air battery has shown some of the highest energy densities and best cycle life performances ever achieved.
Genex starts construction at flagship pumped hydro storage project
Genex kick-starts "milestone" tunneling works at the Kidston pumped hydro energy storage project in Queensland.
Solar panel “upcycling” venture gears up for first factory in Victoria
A Melbourne and RMIT University-backed solar panel recycling factory is on track to start operating in late 2023, an update from the project team has said.
How solving solar’s aluminium problem is key to keeping its climate credentials
Australian researchers say efforts to cut embodied emissions of aluminium would boost the climate benefits of solar power.
Regulator outlines “solar tax” rules, says onus on networks to prove they need it
Australian Energy Regulator publishes draft guidelines for the introduction of solar export tariffs, setting strict rules for networks and safeguards for consumers – but leaving some things open to interpretation.
Policy gaps on climate impact of fossil fuels, NSW planning authorities concede
NSW planning department recommends expansion of Narrabri coal mine can proceed, despite conceding it's unclear how to assess its climate change impacts.
An energy revolution is possible, but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it
If we want to solve climate change, we first need to transform our economic thinking. Relying on research and development to bring down costs is not an option.
A closer look at the Australian carbon market in 2021 – a year of records
We take a closer look at 2021 in the Australian carbon market "by the numbers," and weigh the implications for 2022 – an election year.
Even with La Niña, 2021 ranks as one of hottest years on record
"Extraordinary:" Leading international weather body says 2021 still ranked among seven warmest years on record, despite cooling effects of consecutive La Niña events.