Energy

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Labor’s deal with gas exporters will lock in high prices, consumer groups say
Agreement raises concerns transition to lower emissions energy sector will be harder and more expensive

Peter Hannam

30, Sep, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Watch for a political earthquake in middle England, as Liz Truss breaks up the Tory bedrock | Gaby Hinsliff
In Surrey, the cost of living crisis could push voters away from the Conservatives, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK energy firms to assess oil rig security after Nord Stream pipeline leak
MI5, Royal Navy and RAF could be called upon to provide support for industry if situation escalates

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @12:17 PM

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‘It sounds like you don’t know’: Liz Truss falters on fracking consent question
Asked what local consent looks like, PM hesitates and says she will make sure there is local consent

Sandra Laville

29, Sep, 2022 @11:52 AM

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Amid rush to exit coal, AGL’s challenges are only just beginning
Energy retailer says it will need to find $20bn to meet its raised goal of adding 12 gigawatts of new wind and solar plants and storage by 2036

Peter Hannam

29, Sep, 2022 @9:28 AM

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Queensland opens talks for federal funding for world’s largest pumped hydro project
Annastacia Palaszczuk unveils details about 5GW renewables project that is estimated to cost $12bn

Ben Smee

29, Sep, 2022 @6:05 AM

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Australian government strikes deal with gas suppliers to avoid winter shortfall
Federal resources minister Madeleine King says agreement with three big exporters will ensure security of supply and avoid need for ‘gas trigger’

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @4:09 AM

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AGL will close Victoria’s coal-fired power station Loy Yang A a decade early
Energy company accelerates its exit from coal, although timeline for closure of Bayswater in the NSW Hunter Valley remains unchanged

Peter Hannam and Benita Kolovos

28, Sep, 2022 @9:25 PM

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EDF considers extending life of two UK nuclear plants due to energy crisis
Hartlepool and Heysham 1, operational for four decades, are due to close in 2024 but EDF says that is under review

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Nord Stream gas leaks may be biggest ever, with warning of ‘large climate risk’
‘Colossal amount’ of leaked methane, twice initial estimates, is equivalent to third of Denmark’s annual CO2 emissions or 1.3m cars

Karen McVeigh and Philip Oltermann

28, Sep, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Hydrogen has a vital role in low-carbon heating | Letters
Letter: It will be quick to repurpose the gas grid and decarbonise millions of properties, says Prof Gordon E Andrews

Letters

28, Sep, 2022 @4:27 PM

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Youth climate activists influenced Labour’s policies, says campaign group
Green New Deal Rising says Starmer’s green policies prove its proposals and pressure on MPs bore fruit

Damien Gayle

28, Sep, 2022 @3:57 PM

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