Eel fishermen in Tasmania are feeling the pressure from declining sales and tougher regulations.
Huge renewable energy resources have been identified across Australia, but planning is lagging to develop a grid network suitable for the transformation that gives certainty to stakeholders.
Residents in the town of Talbingo in southern New South Wales are worried their tourism industry could be wiped out because of the Snowy 2.0 project.
Labor and Greens ministers will push for changes to the National Energy Guarantee at a key meeting today, as calls grow for the Government to strengthen its targets and release its modelling.
After another record month of rooftop solar installations, renewable energy should supply a third of the national electricity market's need by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2030 according to new research from Green Energy Markets.
As Australia looks to the Snowy Mountains and Tasmania to be the Battery of the Nation, using the island state's plentiful wind power will be reliant on developing new Bass Strait power cables.
The Tasmanian and Federal Governments are pushing ahead with plans to make Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's vision of Tasmania as "the battery of the nation" a reality — so what is pumped hydro and how does it work?
The plan to make Tasmania the "battery of Australia" is well underway, with 14 sites identified for possible pumped hydro processing.
With repairs for the out-of-action Basslink power cable are now blowing out into June, the Energy Minister and the boss of Hydro Tasmania assure residents there is no threat to power supplies.