A company offers people the chance to be active players in the energy market.
NSW is next in line for the mega-storm that brought havoc across South Australia and plunged the entire state into black-out.
Spring has sprung. And with it comes the peak pollen season and a warning that Canberrans who own rooftop solar panels need to stay vigilant about cleaning them, an ANU expert says.
The big three electricity retailers are charging as much as triple the rate for power in deregulated markets compared with the ACT, a report finds
Gridlocked roads might not seem the obvious place to build mini-power plants but one company has different ideas
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is considering nominating Oklahoma oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary if elected to the White House on November 8, according to four sources close to Trump's campaign.
When built, it will generate enough electricity to power 250 Canberra homes.
The electric carmaker makes a bid for the biggest US solar panel maker to become a force in sustainable energy.
Australia's high-cost economy and small market potential provide a sobering reality to the Greens' policy, according to experts.
Wind power will be provided for another 48,000 Canberra homes as part of the government large-scale reverse auction.
More than 16,000 homes in the ACT have rooftop solar systems, new figures from the Clean Energy Regulator show.
Australia's global ranking has dived on an international survey that Environment Minister Greg Hunt had described as "the most credible, scientifically based" analysis in the world.
The world is now adding more power capacity from renewables every year than from coal, natural gas, and oil combined.
The emergence of affordable home batteries that can be hooked up to solar electricity systems will make coal fired power stations obsolete users have said.
World leaders may have committed to ambitious climate targets in Paris at the weekend, but that in small-town America, all that solar hocus pocus is still viewed with a healthy dose of slack-jawed cynicism.
ActewAGL teams up with Panasonic for the next step in the solar power revolution.
While the prognosis can be apocalyptic for some, cities such as Sydney say they are making inroads on cutting emissions - and could do more given more leeway.
Solar panels are landing on rooftops just as the Hills Hoist invaded backyards. If you're not solar-powered, you're not with it.
A drop in energy use by Australians has slashed billions of dollars from energy bills since 2010, but those savings are threatened by policies by the Abbott government and some conservative state governments, a report by The Australia Institute finds.
A major pilot project by Europe's largest power network operator to integrate power from rooftop solar panels into the grid has shown that battery storage of renewable energy is not yet economically viable in Europe.
A bipartisan deal - agreed to last month after a lengthy political stalemate that hamstrung the clean energy sector - will slash the renewable energy target from 41,000 gigawatt hours to 33,000.
Residents of Lord Howe Island have gone dirty on diesel and now have an ambitious target for renewable energy.
The company's new battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels will cost half what analysts expected.
High oil prices spurred mining companies to look at renewable energy to cut their diesel fuel bills. With crude plunging, it's a different story today.
The eclipse due to bring most of Europe into deep shadows on Friday morning will put an unprecedented strain on the region's electricity grid, turning off thousands of solar panels essential to power supply and rocking electricity markets. The moon will cross in front of the sun, blocking about 80 per cent of its light across Europe from 8 am to 11 am London time. In Germany, the eclipse will briefly turn off thousands of panels, which provide about 40 per cent of the nation's power on the most sunny days.
The flagging Australian solar industry will get a $33.3 million boost as the government's green investment bank combines with a Chinese partner to spur companies to take up more photovoltaic panels.
Newcomer Viva Energy believes a local focus and more niche products can see Australian oil refineries withstand the pressure from foreign competitors
Australia’s small-scale solar energy industry held steady in 2014 although uncertainty about the Abbott government’s support for renewable energy and rising costs for imported panels as the dollar wilts are casting a cloud over the sector.
The cost of producing coal in Australia has fallen sharply in recent months, but views are mixed over whether prices will improve in 2015.
Shareholders say remuneration is out of sync with sliding commodity prices.