16 Jun 2017

This briefing paper demonstrates that there's no such thing as 'clean coal' and that Australia must pursue a renewable energy future.

Briefing paper
10 Jun 2017

The chief scientist’s energy report is a political document, which might, or might not, be its strength, writes Giles Parkinson.

08 Jun 2017

Proposes an opportunity for Tasmania to take advantage of its unique energy assets which could deliver cheaper local electricity.

01 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the Climate Change Authority have prepared a joint report to provide advice on policies to enhance power system security and to reduce electricity prices, consistent with achieving Australia’s emissions reduction targets in the Paris Agreement.

01 May 2017

Based on the final project reports provided by grant recipients, there is clear evidence the programme assisted local councils and community groups to increase their energy efficiency.

10 Apr 2017

Each year, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the US's consumption an duse of energy. The energy flow chart, based on 2016 results, shows that Americans used more renewable energy compared to the previous year, while energy consumption was nearly flat.

05 Apr 2017

Anyone following the news on climate policy might well incline to despair. Not only is the Turnbull government continuing to promote the idea that coal is the energy source of the future as well as the past, but many of its backbenchers also think that the best alternative is nuclear power. 

01 Mar 2017

The report identifies four phases of variable renewable energy (VRE) integration, each with certain characteristics and operational priorities.

20 Jan 2017

In order to win hearts and minds the renewable energy industry needs to shift from describing technologies to illustrating the benefits they bring, writes Dan Cass.


If the great clean energy ideas of tomorrow are not supported at their birth the renewables revolution won’t happen. That’s why investor support is so important, writes Dan Cass.

23 Feb 2017

The International Energy Agency’s annual energy projections, the World Energy Outlook (WEO), are a leading source for medium to long-term energy market modelling, which are widely used as an authoritative source by politicians, industry and the media. However, the scenarios within these projections are regularly misunderstood and misused, both accidentally and deliberately.

Fact sheet