The Industry Minister says he wants to save households’ some money by making Australia into a cheap energy capital, hoping that smart meters will make it happen.

Remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory have joined forces to combat threats posed by the oil and gas industry.

It will be a tough holiday period for many NT workers, after oil company Inpex announced it was cutting around 1,400 jobs from its Icthys construction project near Darwin.

Nearly 200 nations have agreed on the basic outline of a new global deal to combat climate change, following a breakthrough in the final hours of a summit in Peru.

Victorian power companies are adjusting their fees to account for over-spending in the rollout of smart meters.

A Canberra company is bringing in a new technology that will allow households to buy and sell electricity on the market, potentially cutting the middle man and turning the industry on its head.

The head of a major energy company has put the five-year low for oil prices in succinct terms, saying; “It’s an uncertain world.”

Traditional owners in Queensland's Channel Country have asked the United Nations to intervene in a battle over oil and gas development.

Researchers say time and energy are being wasted almost every second of every day, due entirely to the letter ‘S’.

One of Australia’s largest single power users has joined the push for a decision to be made on the Renewable Energy Target.

Electric car-maker Tesla has joined with electric everything-maker Panasonic to drive down the cost of batteries for anything from small devices to solar power stations.

A team of university experts has warned that the risks of coal seam gas mining could play out before governments get around to responding.

Local researchers say they have broken the record for converting sunlight into electricity.

Queensland energy industry leaders are lining up for what should be a fiery public meeting this week.

A new study says that not only is corruption not inhibited in many big businesses, it is actually a central strategy.

An extraordinarily deep investigation of sewerage could have implications for protecting the environment, energy recovery and human health.

Suggestions for ways to reduce the tragic rate of suicide among fly-in-fly-out workers have been included in a report following a West Australian Parliamentary.

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