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Wetherill calls out “right-wing f…wit” critics

Wetherill calls out “right-wing f…wit” critics

South Australian Premier and renewable energy champion Jay Wetherill has gone on the attack again, describing critics of his state’s power outages as “right-wing f..kwits”. The Pr ...

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Joyce turns sod at solar farm, talks up “clean” coal

Joyce turns sod at solar farm, talks up “clean” coal

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce turned the first sod at a new solar farm and visited a major wind project this week, days after saying the Government needed to build a new "cl ...

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Kidston project in line for major financing

Kidston project in line for major financing

The combined solar and pumped hydro project at the dis-used Kidston gold mine in Far North Queensland could qualify for a concessional loan under the Federal Government's $5 billi ...

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Tesla wins SA battery storage deal

Tesla wins SA battery storage deal

Elon Musk's Tesla will team with French company Neoen to build the world's largest lithium ion battery system in South Australia. State Premer Jay Weatherill made the announcement ...

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Finkel Report. Can it end “energy wars?”

Finkel Report. Can it end “energy wars?”

The once unlikely prospect of a bipartisan national energy policy is on the agenda as the Federal and State Governments wait to receive full details of the energy blueprint report ...

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World adds record renewables

World adds record renewables

The world is adding more energy capacity from renewables than from all fossil fuels combined each year, according to a report backed by the United Nations. The REN21 report launch ...

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Turnbull talks up $3b in Tassie projects

Turnbull talks up $3b in Tassie projects

More than $3 billion in renewable energy projects in Tasmania could transform the state into a “battery storage” resource for the nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in th ...

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Macquarie buys UK Govt Green Bank

Macquarie buys UK Govt Green Bank

Australian investment bank Macquarie Group has emerged the winner in a struggle to buy the UK Government’s Green Investment Bank. A Macquarie led consortium was announced as the w ...

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CBA prices climate bond

CBA prices climate bond

The Commonwealth Bank has issued another climate bond, raising $650 billion to fund a range of renewable projects around Australia. The CBA says the bond will be used to fund 12 p ...

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AEMO blames software for SA crisis

AEMO blames software for SA crisis

A software setting for wind turbines has been isolated as the factor behind the South Australian power blackout in September last year. The final report from the Australian Energy ...

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