The Victorian government has announced it will introduce legislation overturning an effective ban on onshore gas extraction in the state.
Calls for Canberra to underwrite construction of more gas-fired power stations to ease our transition to a low-carbon economy have hit the road block of reality – there is simply no need for them. Energy analyst Hugh Saddler writing in his monthly National Energy Emissions Audit, found that underwriting new gas power is “not a…
BHP and Exxon Mobil have begin work on the last remaining large gas reservoir in the offshore Bass Strait oil and gas fields. The $550 million West Barracouta project will only offset gas production in decline from other Bass Strait reservoirs, though it will maintain supplies in a time of shortage. Announcing the project in…
Climate change think tank Beyond Zero Emissions has argued for emissions reductions targets in Victoria in a new report, Electrifying the Manufacturing State.
Every January Larry Fink, the head of the world’s largest funds manager, BlackRock, sends a letter to the chief executives of major public companies.
We won’t have fusion generators in five years. But the holy grail of clean energy may still be on its way
Recent reports from scientists pursuing a new kind of nuclear fusion technology are encouraging, but we are still some distance away from the “holy grail of clean energy”.
The transformation of the national electricity market has “progressed at a remarkable pace and scale” over the last year as it moves towards renewables, but security is a critical issue, according to the Energy Security Board.
I want you to imagine a highway exclusively devoted to delivering the world’s energy.
To make the system more resilient, we need to ensure a local area can maintain power even when power is cut off elsewhere. This is feasible with microgrids.
The federal government has backed a study into the feasibility of a new coal fired power station at Collinsville in north Queensland that will very likely not get built. The $4 million study funded by the $10 million Supporting Reliable Energy Infrastructure program will support Shine Energy Pty Ltd’s feasibility study for a proposed 1GW…