There are many new forms of cryptocurrency, collectively termed “altcoins”, which are far greener than bitcoin – and to which investors are now turning.
Power stations in the Latrobe Valley emit around 10 times more mercury than power stations in the Hunter Valley. Here’s why.
It might sound like the fossil fuel industry is on the defensive after a landmark court ruling and two shareholder votes, but how much power do these decisions really carry?
Could this disaster have been avoided? And under climate change, how can the electricity grid prepare for more events like this?
To meet Paris targets, world must phase down existing fossil fuel production. Happily, renewables are more than ready for the challenge.
Stronger national planning policies, incorporating climate change considerations, key to keeping cities safe and cool, researchers say.
Uni Newcastle researchers say their lab-proven “stackable” thermal energy storage solution is a fraction of the cost of li-ion batteries, and ready to be tested in the real world.
Amid the current hydrogen hype, there is little discussion about when the technology can realistically become commercially viable, or the best ways it can be used to cut emissions.
A proposed multibillion-dollar project to build a pumped hydro storage plant could make New Zealand’s electricity grid 100% renewable, but is this the best solution?
While the UK government is right to want more energy storage to support the shift to renewables, a focus on building large, expensive batteries isn’t necessarily the answer.