Energy

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Australia’s biggest privately funded battery under construction at Hazelwood power station site
Engie closed the coal-fired plant in 2017 and expects its new $150m battery to be operating by November 2022

Ben Butler

01, Dec, 2021 @2:47 AM

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Federal government lags all Australian states on renewable energy action, new report finds
WWF Australia awards commonwealth wooden spoon over missed opportunity at Cop26

Lisa Cox

29, Nov, 2021 @7:01 PM

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Maralinga nuclear tests: descendants of displaced buy shares in company planning WA uranium mine
Purchase designed to enable Indigenous objections to Mulga Rock project as environmental approval set to expire in three weeks

Calla Wahlquist

28, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Woodside quizzed on business and environmental concerns about WA gas project
Chief executive Meg O’Neill says gas from Scarborough project will help customers in Asia transition away from coal

Royce Kurmelovs

23, Nov, 2021 @7:23 AM

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Climate activist sentenced to 12 months in jail over coal train blockade in NSW
Eric Serge Herbert stopped a Newcastle coal train by ‘climbing on top of it’

Mostafa Rachwani

22, Nov, 2021 @11:06 PM

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‘A farce’: experts dismiss government claims a controversial and unproven technology will cut emissions by 15%
Burning vegetation and injecting emissions underground ‘ecologically risky’ and ‘should be avoided’

Graham Readfearn

18, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Green hydrogen beats blue on emissions and financial cost, Australian study finds
Greenhouse gas emissions from hydrogen produced using fossil fuels such as natural gas are ‘substantial’, researchers say

Royce Kurmelovs

17, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Blockade Australia: anti-coal activists vow more disruption despite warnings of 25-year jail sentences
Climate activists have used their bodies, rope and glue as part of ‘destructive action’ to block part of the coal supply chain in the Hunter

Elias Visontay

17, Nov, 2021 @3:38 AM

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Thermal mix: a modest Canberra renovation holds and traps the sun
Using 80% less energy than average, an unassuming suburban home is winning architecture prizes for its imaginative revamp

Lisa Green

16, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Windfarm opponents in Nundle accuse NSW of double standards
Renewables should be developed ‘where regional communities want them’, ministers have said

Natasha May

15, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Barnaby Joyce dismisses Cop26 ‘talkfest’; snap lockdown for Katherine in NT; Qld eases Covid border rules – As it happened
All the day’s news as it unfolded

Cait Kelly and Tory Shepherd (earlier)

15, Nov, 2021 @8:19 AM

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Cop26 will make life harder for Australian fossil fuel industry, NSW treasurer predicts
Matt Kean says Glasgow climate summit has ‘accelerated where the market was already going’

Peter Hannam

14, Nov, 2021 @10:00 PM

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