Resource industry analysts say Australia avoided a recession this year, and is now unlikely to have one.

Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will be on trial in the first criminal trial linked to the Fukushima crisis.

Two of Australia’s largest and most powerful unions are one step closer to merging.

Tasmania’s energy crisis drags on this week, with very little sign of reprieve on the way.

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has been forced to redo a ruling for NSW power companies.

AGL says it is still committed to the Silverton wind farm project in far west New South Wales, despite progress being stalled for several years.

Researchers have demonstrated the thinnest, lightest solar cells ever produced.

As robots take on more human abilities, a new report on the future of the workforce has been released.

A Senate committee is examining BP’s plans to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

Labor, Greens and independent politicians have gathered to stop the latest attack on Australian science.

Thirteen NSW union officials have been accused of unlawful blockades and work disruptions, and were served with notices to appear in the court this week.

State governments may have to spend billions duplicating their electricity networks to cope with the unreliable renewable energy sources, the national energy forecaster claims.

Multinational companies that avoid paying tax on Australian earnings could soon be forced to sell their assets.

Work has started on a $400 million Esso Australia pipeline project in Victoria.

Four major oil producing countries say they would consider freezing output levels, but only if other producers join in.

A new company hopes to help bypass big electricity providers and let people trade their own power amongst themselves.

The Federal Government has congratulated itself for the successful Federal Exploration Development Incentive (EDI).

A hydrogeology report suggests the expansion of the Springvale colliery in NSW could destroy nearby swamplands.

Tech engineers need to move away from silicon for computer chips, and researchers in the US may have found a good alternative.

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ruled out a “fire sale of revenue-generating assets”, while West Australia’s electricity network might be privatised.

South Australia is lining itself up as the new home of nuclear waste in Australia.

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