The investment pipeline of mega-resources projects is set to begin to decline after a report released by Deloitte shows that such projects are ‘hurtling towards a peak, likely in 2013’.

South Australia is on the verge of a shale oil boom after two separate prospective resource reports confirmed a massive reserve of oil, which initial estimates value at in excess of $20 trillion.

The Federal Government has signed off on a suite of new agreements with Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) for the Ranger Uranium Mine.

WA Energy Minister Peter Collier has announced electricity supplies in the Pilbara will be increased with confirmation that work will begin soon on a new $125million power project in South Hedland.

ActewAGL  has been granted environmental clearance for its plans to construct a large-scale solar farm south of Canberra.

The Victorian Government is seeking feedback on a plan to expand the opportunities for Victorian businesses to participate in the Energy Saver Incentive scheme to reduce their energy use. 

Australian and US photovoltaic research centres are combining forces to develop the next generation of solar technologies.

The Federal Government has announced additional funding to extend the demonstration phase of the Queensland-based Callide Oxyfuel project by fifteen months.

Renewable energy sources are projected to account for about half of Australia’s electricity generation by 2049-50, according to the Australian energy projections to 2049-50, released by the Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE).

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