Shell takes over Australian energy supplier

The acquisition will help the company broaden its customer portfolio to include households

‘Confusing blue and green hydrogen is dangerous’

Australia is ignoring the environmental impact of blue hydrogen when compared with its green alternative, claims a new study

Australia’s deputy Prime Minister mocks tearful moment of COP26 President

Barnaby Joyce said that Alok Sharma never talked during COP26 about shutting down oil fields in the North Sea

Melbourne’s buildings could provide 74% of its energy needs

Fully integrated solar across the Australian city could cover three-quarters of its electricity consumption, a new study has found

Australia commits to net zero by 2050 – but won’t cut fossil fuels

The country’s pledge has been welcomed but come under fire for its lack of ambition ahead of COP26

Leaked documents show nations do not want to cut fossil fuels ahead of COP26

Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are reportedly some of the countries that have written a report to the UN asking for less emphasis to be put on the end of fossil fuels

New South Wales announces $25m energy efficiency scheme

It is expected to help consumers save around $1.2bn on their energy bills between 2022 and 2040

Australia power firm granted $2.17m to assess green hydrogen export to Japan

Stanwell Corporation, in partnership with Japan’s Iwatani Corporation, will investigate the feasibility of developing a facility, capable of producing up to 36,500 tonnes of hydrogen annually

Australia launches $50m fund to ramp up microgrid projects

The Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Programme (RAMPP) aims to improve the resilience and reliability of electricity supply and demonstrate solutions to the barriers faced when deploying the technology

Australia commits $19.2m to improve integrity of small-scale solar sector

It follows a review after reports of defective installations, misuse of installer accreditation details and safety and quality concerns