WA premier vows to protect Scarborough gas project as Morrison dances jig of joy
Environment groups demand explanation from WA premier McGowan, after he suggested massive Scarborough gas project will be protected from legal action.
New offshore wind consortium targets New Zealand and Australia
Energy Estate, Elemental Group and BlueFloat Energy join forces to develop New Zealand's offshore wind industry, and projects in Australia.
“Game changer:” Senate clears way for offshore wind farms in Australian waters
Landmark federal legislation that will allow offshore wind farms to be built in Australian waters for the first time has passed through the Senate.
WA tips $118m into new green hydrogen hubs, wants Morrison to match funds
McGowan government to provide $117.5m to support new green hydrogen hubs to tap into burgeoning global market.
Energy Insiders Podcast: The case for pumped hydro
Ben Bolot from ATCO on the role pumped hydro storage could play in a renewables dominated grid in Australia.
Investors shift focus to batteries and solar, but go cool on hydrogen
A new investor survey shows interest in low cost battery and solar technologies surged in 2021, but enthusiasm for hydrogen has tempered.
Germany to fast-track coal exit to 2030, and 80 pct renewables under new coalition
New deal between SDP, Greens and pro-business party calls for coal exit by 2030, and an 80 per cent share for renewables.
Cheap renewables to keep pushing power bills down, even after Liddell exit
Cheap renewables will continue to push down wholesale power prices, and consumer bills, despite exit of more fossil fuel generators.
Community solar farm becomes first grid scale PV project on Endeavour network
Community co-funded 3MW Shoalhaven solar farm in Nowra becomes the first large-scale PV project to connect to the Endeavour Energy network.
Solar industry “desperate for panels,” says Tindo, as summer supply drought looms
Australian solar manufacturer Tindo says shortage of panels and materials is leading to major solar supply crunch.
Smokestacks tumble from another coal plant, making way for more big batteries
Smokestacks from the shuttered Wallerawang coal fired power station brought down, paving the way for at least one 500MW big battery project.
GE wind energy unit to build zero waste turbine blades by 2030
LM Wind - a subsidiary of GE - says it will produce zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030, and bring an end to landfill and incineration.