Renewable energy

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EU plans ‘massive’ increase in green energy to help end reliance on Russia
European Commission says extra €210bn needed over next five years to pay for phasing out of Russian fossil fuels

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, May, 2022 @1:24 PM

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‘This is about survival’: will Cop27 bring action on Glasgow climate pact?
Six months from Cop27, climate advisors warn talks must follow through on plans made in Glasgow to limit global heating to 1.5C

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

14, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Living costs in outer suburbs would be slashed under plan to ‘electrify everything’, analysis finds
Fitting every home with solar panels and batteries and replacing gas devices and petrol cars could save households more than $5,000 a year

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

12, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief
Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisis

Fiona Harvey, Matthew Taylor and Damian Carrington

12, May, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Dear Coldplay, listen to Massive Attack and save yourselves from greenwashing | Eleanor Salter
The partnership of Chris Martin’s band with biofuel producer Neste has raised eyebrows about the green credentials of their new tour says culture writer Eleanor Salter

Eleanor Salter

11, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Avoid using gas as ‘transition’ fuel in move to clean energy, study urges
Analysis says countries can save money by switching from coal straight to renewable energies

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

09, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Apartment dwellers face hurdles in the race to install EV chargers
The strata system in Australia often works against residents keen to use electric vehicles, install solar panels or switch from gas to electric

Royce Kurmelovs

07, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Mining towns now accept the need for energy transition, new report says
Wounds of the divisive 2019 election campaign have started to heal as regional residents seek a clear transition plan

Ben Smee

04, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Powerlines and potatoes: the renewable energy transmission project causing angst in central Victoria
In the central highlands north-west of Melbourne, farmers are fighting plans to install 85-metre towers through their properties

Tim McGlone

01, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia’s wholesale power prices double in a year as coal-fired power plants falter
The jolt in costs is being blamed mostly on more expensive fossil fuels and falling reliability of coal-fired power plants

Peter Hannam

28, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Greens unveil climate policy including coal export levy, renewable energy and net zero by 2035
Adam Bandt to unveil minor party’s climate policy including making Australia a ‘renewable energy superpower’ and net zero by 2035

Lisa Cox

27, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Victoria’s solar rebate expansion will help wean state off gas, say experts
The 190,000 residents who previously accessed a $1,400 rebate to install solar panels will now be able to access up to $1,000 for solar hot water

Adeshola Ore

26, Apr, 2022 @7:19 AM

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