John Conroy

Napthine govt trims wind farm red tape

Sector welcomes move to allow technology upgrades without new permit process.

Clean energy sector pens plea to Canberra

RET review has renewables majors fearing for investments in new and existing large-scale projects.

Colonial fund hopes to draw clean energy backers

Firm wins support from green bank for $580m fund aimed at institutional investors.

PacHydro still not confident on RET

Renewables projects remain on hold despite Palmer United assurance.

Warburton comments telling: Solar Citizens

RET review panel head loses credibility in 'vilifying' Palmer, says solar users group.

ARENA confirms board reappointments

Bourne and Smith to continue for another year.

Petratherm misses ARENA deadline

Geothermal project in Flinders Ranges axed as finance deadline passes.

Australian study backs climate modelling

CSIRO-led research finds climate models consistent with observed trends.

New chair appointed for energy regulator

Conboy comes to AER after stint in Canadian power market.

Hunt signals international permits option

Cheap permits on the agenda as minister says CEFC could provide interim emissions reduction tool.

'Historic act of irresponsibility, recklessness'

Climate Institute slams repeal; says laws were working with minimal economic impact.

AGL details carbon consequences

Energy group says repeal will hit earnings initially with longer-term profit uplifts.

Origin to pass on only 7%

Energy group details household carbon repeal savings for electricity and gas.

Storage market to pass $50bn 'by 2020'

EV use to drive energy storage technologies, finds study.

One cent solar dream still alive: Yingli

The Chinese manufacturer's chief technology officer says there is more innovation ahead in the PV pipeline, with China's growing market to drive further cost reductions.

PV system planned for remote telcom tower

Photon to build 'solar plus storage' unit for NSW broadcast infrastructure.

Wave firm abandons ARENA money

Ocean Power Technologies abandons 62.5MW wave energy project freeing-up $66.5m of ARENA funding.

Palmer kills ETS hope with India addition

PUP also demands Australian ETS can only be activated by trading partners enacting their own nation-wide carbon trading schemes.

Solar users 'ripped off by GDF Suez tax'

Solar levy by GDF Suez' retail arm Simply Energy is a 'stunning attack' on state's solar users, says industry.

Alinta Energy launches wind farm attack

Alinta Energy says technology 'old' but will cost coal jobs.