Rio Tinto shareholders have agreed to sell its NSW coal assets to China-backed miner Yancoal for AU$3.5 billion.

Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened to impose financial penalties on governments that limit gas exploration.

A Panama-based company faces millions in fines for allegedly spilling tonnes of oil near the Great Barrier Reef.

Opponents of a Queensland coal project have called on the ACCC to investigate what they say is misleading advertising.

One of Australia's biggest electricity companies says coal will not solve ...

The WA Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) has been slammed for leaving a mine safety levy and trust fund $10 million in debt.

Glencore has raised its offer for Rio Tinto’s coal mines.

Acoustic surveys exploring the seafloor for oil deposits have been linked to a two to three-fold increase in the death of plankton.

Rio Tinto director John Varley has resigned after being charged by Britain's Serious Fraud Office.

Researchers have taken a new step toward commercial-scale, sustainable biofuel from algae.

The WA Government has banned uranium mining, but will allow four projects that have approval to proceed.

Barnaby Joyce says the lights would ‘go out’ if coal was phased out.

Conservationists want the Queensland Government to cap the gas industry's unlimited access to water from the Great Artesian Basin.

Stanford University engineers have developed a new way to charge devices wirelessly, while they are in motion.

Origin Energy has announced double-digit electricity price increases in South Australia and New South Wales from next month.

Researchers have identified over 180 possible sites for pumped hydro energy storage across South Australia.

The Queensland Government is looking at tightening the rules on how households with solar panels use and sell excess energy.

The boss of NSW’s largest electricity user says Australian politicians should be “brave” and consider nuclear energy.

Polling suggests Australians support a low emissions target over an ETS ...

Australian researchers have developed a way to store gas inside special materials, rather than pressurised tanks.

AGL has announced plans for a new $295 million gas-fired power station at Torrens Island.

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