A new design for a turbine featuring blades over 200 metres long could see the birth of 50-megawatt (MW) offshore windmills.

Controversial ‘call-in powers’ have been used to approve the development of a solar farm in the ACT.

Designs for a new form of high-speed, low-energy transport are steaming ahead.

One site has been ruled out as the Federal Government searches for a location for its nuclear waste dump.

Australia’s environmental performance is down this week, but it looks like corruption is rising.

Experts say using water properly could make Australian cities cooler and more environmentally-friendly.

The heart of the Australia resources sector – iron and coal – continues to wane in value, and analysts say lesser-known commodities will not fill the gap.

A new report says renewable energy could be the key to getting much-needed water supplies to farmers.

A new study could see power stations producing their own biofuel.

China has announced it will close thousands more coal mines.

Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Co-operation with Colombia, forging formal links between the two nations’ energy sectors.

Experts have updated their assumptions of the brain’s memory capacity.

The Tasmanian Government will not provide extra funding for Hydro Tasmania.

A well-known expert says Australia could become a powerhouse of renewable energy

The Office of the Chief Scientist has put out its new STEM Programme Index.

Santos has reported its highest annual gas production figures since 2007.

China will shut more than 1,000 coal mines across four provinces.

Chevron has marked a milestone for its Gorgon offshore gas project.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency(ARENA) has shortlisted 22 renewable energy projects for $100 million in funding, signalling that solar project costs would fall below $AU100/MWh by 2020.

Insiders say big profits in the resource market this year will come from materials used in high-tech energy storage and other futuristic technologies.

The Tasmanian government is moving to respond to a drop in energy security.

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