Labor warns national energy plan will lead to renewables lag

The Federal Government is facing an uphill battle to convince some states to back the National Energy Guarantee, with some leaders saying the plan's targets are too low to drive any new investment in renewable energy.

Gas, not coal, the key to fixing electricity mess

Fixing the gas price crisis is the short-term fix to Australia's soaring electricity prices but the long game is greater investment in renewables and energy storage, writes Ian Verrender.