NSW energy minister Matt Kean says the future of coal mines beyond the remit of new zero emissions advisory board, which is one reason why Turnbull was dumped as chair.
Calls for a moratorium on new coal mines, as a record number of new mine proposals lodged in 2020, despite a global decline in demand for coal.
The Energy Security Board is devising ways to keep the grid operating along the rocky road of the renewables transition. But is it looking far enough ahead?
EnergyAustralia will close the Yallourn power station four years early, announcing one of Australia’s dirtiest power stations will be shuttered in mid-2028.
Pressure on coal heavy countries like Australia and the US to commit to a coal phase out, as UN chief calls for an accelerated end to coal.
New analysis warns lower electricity prices caused by “tidal wave” of new wind and solar investment could push multiple coal plants into early retirement.
Barnaby Joyce calls for CEFC to fund “high intensity” coal plants, but the emissions threshold he proposes would make that impossible.
Media billionaire Kerry Stokes reportedly floats idea of repurposing Muja coal mine for a pumped hydro storage project – a solution to rehabilitation costs?
NSW Independent Planning Commission rejects proposal to expand a coal mine under major drinking water catchment, describing it as “not in the public interest.”
Will Morrison take Biden’s lead on climate? The fact that he marked the moment of the US rejoining Paris with a whirlwind tour of oil and gas projects is not a good sign.