China is in the midst of a devastating heatwave and drought. Amid an electricity crisis, China has doubled down on coal investments to meet demand.
The NSW government is soon expected to grant environmental approval to Snowy 2.0. But that process should be halted.
Twelve power projects are in the running for federal government dollars: six pumped hydro, five gas and one coal. It's clear which one shouldn't be on the list, for economic and environmental reasons.
Heading into the state election, neither of the major parties has a policy to address increasing congestion on transmission lines joining wind and solar farms to the electricity grid.
In projects with global significance, particularly in developing countries, UNSW engineers are solving the problem of intermittent energy supply in outback and rural Australia.
Despite persistent buzz, the falling cost of electric cars isn't enough to guarantee sales in Australia, write Graciela Metternicht and Gail Broadbent.
Australian motorists are rejecting electric cars due to a lack of recharging infrastructure, write Graciela Metternicht and Danielle Drozdzewski.
The recent Australian heatwave that saw some electricity consumers lose supply was a sobering reminder that we need to provide and use energy more sustainably, writes Hugh Outhred.