Australia approves first coal mine since election

This mine will be built close to Moranbah and is projected to generate 2.5 million tonnes of coal during a five-year period

New emissions standard to boost EVs in Australia

It’s expected to cut the country’s carbon emissions by 10m tonnes by 2035

‘Australian renewables must double for climate goals’

This is despite 2022 being one of the best years for the sector

Aussie-UK pact on supercharged minerals to power clean-tech revolution

Australia and the UK will collaborate on the acquisition and preservation of vital minerals – rare earth minerals, are highly sought-after for their use in wind turbines and EV batteries

Is Britishvolt sale at risk due to power contract dispute?

Recharge Industries’ bid to purchase the Britishvolt site is reportedly at risk due to a dispute with administrator EY over a power supply contract

‘Australia’s energy storage must increase by 14-fold to meet rising demand’

Battery capacity must increase significantly over the next few decades to meet the country’s net zero emissions target by 2050, according to a new report

Power play: Brookfield takes chunk of Octopus Energy

The global asset management firm has acquired a 20% stake in Octopus Energy

Etihad’s net zero aims labelled ‘greenwashing’

An Australian watchdog has slammed the airline’s recent climate-based advertisements

Man fined for stealing power for his EV from the council

Electricity from the local council’s power box was used by the thief to get his car back on the road

EDF snaps up one of world’s largest floating wind projects

The project is designed to align with the progressive retirement of the ageing coal‐fired power stations in the region