Just days after the Federal Government’s approval of a massive new coal mine, it looks like rough times ahead for the classic source of fuel.

A discovery has been made in space that could lead to better-burning engines on Earth.

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is helping industrial teeth sink into nearby sea-floors, issuing seven new underwater mining licences.

The federal government’s approval for the biggest coal mine in Australian history has many up in arms, but ministers say it should be worth it.

Treasurer Joe Hockey’s poorly-received comments about a New South Wales wind farm do not befit a person of his position, one energy operator says.

Researchers say they have improved the venerable lithium battery – by adding more lithium.

A leading energy economist says Australian electricity is changing, and the stranglehold that traditional power companies have enjoyed is beginning to weaken.

Experts in New South Wales are looking to turn one lucky Australian town into a power station.

Australian students may have broken a 26-year-old world speed record to become the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres on a single battery charge.

Industry groups have sent a warning that the Australian Government’s big plan to tackle harmful emissions may thoroughly miss the mark.

A new material turns the sun to steam - a seemingly strange behaviour but one which could provide exciting new energy options.

At least eight major projects have been put on hold in recent weeks, due to uncertainty over the Renewable Energy Target.

The future could be defined by the rise of nanobots, hyperconductors, quantum networks and... eggplant?

A new Environment Protection Authority (EPA) report says Canberra's air quality is excellent, but the city’s love of wood smoke heaters continues to push up pollution.

Thousands of jobs and billions of investment dollars are at risk from the ever-increasing gas price, economists say.

Another major Melbourne construction has earned its 6 Green Star Rating.

Tiny organic cages could be used to extract rare, valuable and sometimes deadly gases from the air.

The threat of a new mining approval has spooked horse stud operators in the Hunter Valley.

Hundreds of millions in savings are coming for local governments in Victoria, as a majority switch to LED street lights.

Australian engineers say greater efficiency will flow from improved electric motors.

The operator of the UK’s electricity grid says environmental rules will force the closure of almost all its coal-fired power plants by 2023.

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