Leading credit ratings agency warns Snowy Hydro still faces significant credit risk, even after $600m of taxpayer funds to build a gas plant.
Government inadvertently reveals list of grant recipients, including Rio Tinto, the Australian Energy Council and an ambitious concentrating solar project.
Angus Taylor sets new regulations opening up Australian Renewable Energy Agency to support carbon capture and storage, and potentially gas projects.
A major new report from the IEA highlights a potential pathway to net zero – and Australia will be a loser if it doesn’t act soon.
In a year where climate action is accelerating and the EV industry is burgeoning, Australia’s government is ramping up subsidies for oil refineries.
Environmental Impact Statement for the gas plant proposed for the NSW Hunter region by Angus Taylor reveals it would run for 6 months on diesel, before switching to mostly gas.
Chris Bowen says Coalition’s antipathy to renewables is based on prejudice rather than ideology, and raises concerns about solar tax.
Morrison government to gift more grants to the gas industry as a new UN report says cutting gas emissions key to limiting global warming.
Taylor promises $15 million to Darwin big battery, which is designed to support more solar and cut gas generation, and more funds for renewable micro-grids.
New fossil fuel plants are being announced even as a massive failure to manage a rapid coal phase-out worsens. All under a cloak of hydrogen.