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4 reasons our gas and electricity prices are suddenly sky-high

Image: Shutterstock Gas users and the incoming government are describing Australia’s sudden east coast energy crisis as “apocalyptic” and “a perfect storm”. There is no doubt...

3 ways the Albanese government can turn Australia into a renewable energy superpower – without leaving anyone behind

Image: Shutterstock Australians will bear yet another blow to our cost of living in July when electricity prices will surge up to 18.3%, which amounts to over A$250...

The battle for AGL heralds a new dawn for Australian electricity

Image: Shutterstock Two events in the past week mark a watershed for Australia’s electricity industry. The first, on Thursday, was Origin Energy’s surprise announcement that it intends...

How Australia’s coal country past is scuppering its renewable energy future

  Image: Shutterstock The crucial climate change summit in Glasgow has just begun, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is bringing his widely criticised plan for net-zero emissions...

Barnaby Joyce has refused to support doubling Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction targets – but we could get there so cheaply and easily

  Image: Shutterstock As Prime Minister Scott Morrison tries to land a Coalition climate policy deal ahead of the international COP26 summit in Glasgow, Nationals leader...

Australia’s first offshore wind farm bill was a long time coming, but here are 4 reasons it’s not up to scratch yet

  Picture: Shuttlestock After years of waiting, the federal government finally introduced Australia’s first offshore electricity legislation in parliament yesterday. The bill will establish a regulatory framework...