Energy company AGL is taking cautious steps toward the future of its Gloucester coal seam gas project, which has been shut for months following contamination concerns.

The NSW Government is preparing to introduce its power privatisation bill in state parliament this week, with buyers lining up to make a bid.

CSIRO has launched a project to let consumers monitor their electricity consumption on smartphones and tablets.

A revolutionary solar plane has continued its quest to circumnavigate the globe.

As extreme weather events increase in frequency and severity, experts say rural communities may have to look beyond the grid.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions has ramped up its push for a federal gas reserve to keep domestic prices down, but experts say it will not pay off.

An American researcher is investigating the slow uptake of electric cars in Australia, with just under 2000 sold in the last three years compared to more than 300,000 in the US.

Senior church leaders have called on the Federal Government to make stronger climate change resolutions, saying the risks outweigh religious difference.

A new survey shows the shifting view of nuclear power in Japan since the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

There are claims this week that Japan's Inpex Corporation is struggling to keep the $A43.5 billion Ichthys LNG project on schedule due to delays with the South Korean shipyard manufacturing the massive offshore platform.

A new report says the cost of programs to encourage rooftop solar systems have outweighed the benefits by $9 billion.

The world’s most expensive ‘clean coal’ fossil-fuel power project is under new pressure, after a major backer backed out of the deal.

Now that the Federal Government has successfully slashed the Renewable Energy Target, progressive State Governments could fill the void.

The world’s largest private coal company has been accused of promoting itself in Ebola-ravaged Africa, claiming that fossil fuel is a solution to global poverty.

Coal seam gas company AGL can fire up its Gloucester operations once more, after the EPA cleared away a contamination scare.

A Senate inquiry has been told around 1,000 wind turbines will need to be built to meet the new Renewable Energy Target figure of 33,000 gigawatt hours.

The Industry Minister has unveiled 29 new offshore areas for oil exploration at an energy industry conference.

Oil giant Chevron has been accused of running an aggressive tax avoidance scheme, depriving local coffers of millions of dollars.

One of Australia’s biggest energy industry lobbies say the nation has become a world leader in solar power installation.

There was much rejoicing at the site of Australia’s newest gas export terminal on the weekend, with politicians plugging the local role in the global energy game.

Reports are in from a trial of a solar power generating road in Europe, and it appears ot have gone quite well.

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