Electric vehicles drive green investment to new global high in 2020
Global annual investment in low carbon technologies surpassed $US500 billion ($A650 billion) for the first time in 2020, overcoming a year complicated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dubai solar park says it has started powering aluminium production
The 1GW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in the United Arab Emirates has reportedly begun powering the production of aluminium, a world first.
First Volvo FL electric truck reaches Australian shores
First Volvo FL Electric truck lands on Australian shores, destined for trials and evaluation with Australian logistics and supply chain company Linfox.
Tesla unveils standalone inverter, “completing” home solar product line-up
Tesla has quietly unveiled its a new standalone solar inverter, based on the technology used in the Powerwall 2, completing its fully-integrated household energy system.
Shaded, not stewed: Solar study examines how PV could protect fruit orchards
Victoria government study to examine how solar panels could be used to protect fruit orchards and other food crops from extreme heat events.
Coalition feels the heat as carbon spot price hits 10-month high
Australian carbon spot price climbs again, as pressure continues to grow for the Morrison government to commit to a more ambitious net-zero emissions target.
State governments key to unlocking rooftop solar for renters, says thinktank
New study finds coordinated state government policies could be key to breaking down the barriers to installing solar for renters.
Germany’s secret decarbonisation sauce: diverse participation in climate action
How did Germany get its renewables so right – and what stumbling blocks might it encounter still?
Ticking fossil industry methane bomb must be defused, says IEA
The oil and gas industry has a massive methane problem, and it's going to get worse as COVID19 ramps up demand for fossil fuels.
Gas companies rank among largest funders of Australian political parties
Australia's mining and gas companies named as by far the largest backers of Australia's political parties, buying "deeply problematic" influence, new analysis shows.
Solar hydrogen plant to power Queensland college, golf course, buses
Energy Estate to develop “campus-scale” renewable hydrogen plant at Hills International College – a Queensland school specialising in vocational training and golf instruction.
Wave energy researchers test waters off Albany as renewable sweet spot
University of Western Australia researchers deploy second monitoring device off Albany coast, a region that could be an important showroom for wave energy technology.