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The verdict is in: renewables reduce energy prices (yes, even in South Australia)

Renewables can cut prices as well as emissions.  David Chang/EPA Does renewable electricity raise or lower electricity prices? There is more to this question than...

Explainer: what is energy security, and how has it changed?

 The idea of energy security has been at the centre of much policy debate recently. The federal government defines energy security as the adequate supply of...

Coal does not have an economic future in Australia

The closure of the Hazelwood mine has lessons for the future of coal in Australia. Global Warming Images/AAP Renewables are stealing the march over coal...

The renewable energy train is unstoppable. The NEG needs to get on board

What’s that on the horizon? Ah yes, renewable energy. AAP Image/Mick Tsikas On the face of it, the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), adopted as Coalition policy...

Solar PV and wind are on track to replace all coal, oil and gas within two decades

Solar photovoltaics are now the world’s leading source of new electricity generation. US Air Force Solar photovoltaic and wind power are rapidly getting cheaper and...

A high price for policy failure: the ten-year story of spiralling electricity bills

The storm clouds have been gathering over energy policy for a decade or more. Joe Castro/AAP Image Politicians are told never to waste a good...