A proposed $2 billion Indigenous-led coal-fired power station in Collinsville in North Queensland — developed by Brisbane-based Indigenous company Shine Energy and headed by traditional Biri man Ashley Dodd — is set to revive one of the country's oldest coal towns.
As lights turned back on across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a massive blackout hit tens of millions of people, authorities were still largely in the dark about what caused the collapse of the interconnected grid.
Energy generator and retailer AGL has withdrawn its $3 billion takeover offer for Vocus — the second suitor to walk away from the telecommunications company in the past fortnight.
Argentina's power grid 'collapsed' on Sunday morning, cutting off power to the entire country and to swaths of the interconnected Paraguayan network.
Power is trickling back into the grid after a massive blackout hit the South American countries of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, leaving tens of millions without power on Father's Day, authorities say.
Pope Francis says that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming — his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters — and appeals to climate change deniers to listen to science.
Energy will be injected into Victoria's energy grid from Australia's largest solar and battery farm in Kerang in northern Victoria.
Australia's largest integrated battery and solar farm in Victoria's north can power 16,000 homes. It was officially opened today.
Energy Australia finds a unit controller at the Yallourn power station, Graeme Edwards, 54, was doing nothing wrong when he was fatally injured performing a routine task in November last year.
Liza Harvey rules out selling state-owned electricity utility Western Power on her second day in the job as Opposition Leader, a shift away from the policy her party took to the last state election and which was retained under Mike Nahan.
WA power provider Synergy will slump to almost $180 million in losses over the next four years, according to figures released in State Parliament, as the financial position of the state-owned utility deteriorates.
In the close-knit communities nestled amongst World Heritage-listed rainforest, the debate over clean energy gets dirty with stories of propaganda campaigns circling. Surprisingly, it's the environmentalists who are trying to stop the solar-to-hydrogen microgrid.
AGL has signalled an aggressive move to broaden its business away from legacy coal-burning infrastructure to data infrastructure with its bid for the telecommunications business Vocus.
Since the privatisation of Victoria's coal-fired power stations in the 1990s, the Latrobe Valley has struggled with high unemployment. But a workers' group has decided not to wait around for new jobs to appear.
Dean Cosenza says an interviewer's "banging and ringing on the door in an unreasonable manner" caused him and his mother "much distress and harassment".
There was an inconvenient truth that Al Gore and Annastacia Palaszczuk both avoided in Brisbane today. At a function devoted to discussing Australia's climate future, neither mentioned Queensland's Adani coal project.
Firefighters say they are concerned people are putting their lives at risk using low-cost, outdoor heaters to keep warm inside their homes, as they struggle to afford electricity.
A massive powerline that would run through the properties of 17 private landowners on Tasmania's north-west coast has sparked fury from farmers who say they've received letters "threatening" to compulsorily acquire their land.
Vast Solar project director Kurt Drewes has worked throughout the world developing cutting-edge solar power technology.
After years developing world-leading power technology in drought-stricken NSW, Vast Solar is to build its commercial plant elsewhere due, in part, to a lack of sun.