Peter Hannam covers carbon economy issues ranging from the business of renewable energy and carbon trading to the science of climate change for Fairfax Media.
Peter Hannam Super funds have been warned the coming shift to a low-carbon economy will produce a tipping-point much like the sub-prime crisis.
Peter Hannam The near-term outlook for wholesale power prices is a less volatile one, according to a report by private consultants ROAM.
Peter Hannam About 300 firms in Western Australia were paid for cutting their power usage for two hours.
Peter Hannam Paying companies to aggregate customers who are willing to curtail power demand at critical times is starting to win favour.
Peter Hannam Oliver Yates is the new chief executive of the government's Clean Energy Finance Corp.
Peter Hannam Australia should immediately introduce carbon emissions performance standards for all fossil-fuelled power stations in a bid to limit the output of the greenhouse gases, according to an environmental...
Peter Hannam Make consumers central to electricity policy and keep things simple are two key lessons from California's experience of energy programs in the past 35 years of reform, according to one of its former...
Peter Hannam Oliver Yates, the new chief executive of the government's Clean Energy Finance Corporation, may not have an office yet, but he's already receiving informal proposals for his green fund's $10 billion.
Peter Hannam COzero chief executive Nick Armstrong epitomises the boom and bust of carbon trading.
Peter Hannam Deutsche Bank has become the latest bank to apply to trade in carbon credits.
Peter Hannam DEMAND-SIDE participation is a phrase more familiar to managers of factories than office towers, but that may soon change if electricity-sector reforms take hold.
Peter Hannam Australia should revisit its 'failed experiment' with the mining tax, according to a former investment banker turned green economist.
Peter Hannam Australia should revisit its 'failed experiment' of the mining tax and lift the rate as part of a wider overhaul of its economy, according to a former investment banker turned green economist.
Peter Hannam Tapping the carbon market of northern Australia could provide a valuable new revenue stream for the region - once key obstacles are removed, according to a government report.
Peter Hannam Tokelau, the world's first fully renewable energy nation, turns the spotlight on one key link in the energy chain.
Peter Hannam One of Victoria's largest network operators has criticised state governments over their handling of the debate about the roll-out of smart meters.
Peter Hannam The government's new head of its $10 billion green investment bank, Oliver Yates, brings a list of credits to the role, including two decades in banking and the funding of a documentary tracing the...
Peter Hannam Morten Albaek wants to create a new energy enlightenment period.
Peter Hannam Australians overwhelmingly want more renewable energy over the next five years and half want their brands to declare the source of their energy.
Peter Hannam If investor appetite in Redflow were likened to one of the company's potentially revolutionary battery systems, it would be in need of a recharge.