Australia’s carbon prices dip, but traders expect more pressure to strengthen emissions targets
Australia's carbon prices fell throughout 2020, but 2021 could be a turning point for international climate policy, Reputex analysis suggests.
Energy Security Board reforms need to be ambitious to secure a low emissions future
An ambitious approach to managing thermal plant exits could deliver reliability ensuring emissions are reduced within a reasonable timeframe.
Energy Security Board outlines plan for fast renewable transition in two major new reports
New reports from the Energy Security Board highlight priority focus areas for a grid destined for a high renewable future.
Prince Charles launches new natural capital Alliance to mobilise $US10 billion
Prince Charles brings together US$10 billion sustainable investment alliance, targeting climate and biodiversity crises.
IEA to focus on net zero by 2050 for energy
A major global energy agency has announced a focus on climate action for 2020, cautiously welcomed by climate groups
Oxford researchers predict Africa may struggle to go green this decade
While electricity use throughout Africa is expected to surge, Oxford University researchers predict renewables may struggle to gain market share.
Global gas prices ‘explode’, bouncing back to historical highs
The era of cheap gas proves fleeting, with international gas prices surging back to record high levels.
Origin Energy plans mammoth 700MW big battery in NSW’s Hunter Region
Origin Energy unveils its own big battery ambitions, a huge 700MW project to be co-located at Eraring power station.
Kia finally secures all-electric e-Niro for Australia
South Korean car maker Kia will bring the all-electric e-Niro to Australia in mid-2021.
New research shows ‘positive’ tipping points create cascading climate action
A new research paper highlights the potential for cascading climate action, triggered by major policy changes.
New government subsidies deepen Australia’s reliance on fossil fuels for transport
Morrison government policies are working to grow Australia's dependence on transport fuels, rather than improving energy security.
Smart Energy Council secures international partner for green hydrogen certification scheme
The Smart Energy Council secures key partnership with German Energy Agency to develop certification scheme for green hydrogen.