Research at a Queensland university has discovered the geological secret behind a rare earth mineral, critical to building high-tech products essential for future industries.
The growth in renewable generation is now so rapid it has almost replaced the capacity of the closed Hazelwood power station and now threatens a collapse of generators' margins, a new report finds.
Adelaide's old Holden factory is whirring back into action, even with some former workers on the floor, but it is not cars coming off the production line.
Battery company Sonnen says federal Labor's plan to introduce battery subsidies could be a game-changer for household batteries and propel it into the same sphere as household solar systems.
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.
A $38 million Tesla battery storage facility in South Australia is on track to be up and running by May, becoming one of the state's biggest battery sites behind Jamestown's plant built by Elon Musk.
Parts of South Australia and Victoria are expecting a sweltering start to November, with the upcoming heat an early test to the power grid ahead of summer.
Western Australia is lagging far behind the rest of the country in renewable energy generation and is leaving itself exposed to the ravages of climate change, a Climate Council report finds.
French renewable energy company Neoen — which built the world's largest lithium-ion battery in conjunction with Tesla — is awaiting approval for its $65 million Crystal Brook Energy Park project. However, some local residents are unhappy about the plans.
A new report by French renewable energy firm Neoen shows the previously unknown cost of Elon Musk's Tesla battery, which followed a series of major power outages in the state.