John Conroy

Australia risking 'systemic economic crisis' in decarbonising world: study

BZE research finds 50% risk of high unemployment, high debt and deep recession.

First panels laid at 53MW Broken Hill solar farm

AGL announces milestone for 2nd-largest Australian project.

Solar Council hostile to Labor compromise; more Lib MPs urge deal

Wind projects will snap up remainder of target, says council, as Roy, Laundy, Nikolic back 33,000GWh.

Aussie firm to facilitate Tesla Powerwall energy trading

Reposit secures deal to sell stored power in wholesale market.

Church of England divests from coal, tar sands

Church to scrap investments where 10% of revenues comes from either fuel.

AGL launches 6kWh home battery pack

Energy giant says it's first major Aussie retailer with storage device.

Business groups in united call for 33,000GWh RET

Main lobby groups call for target compromise.

BCA calls for emissions target transparency

Business lobby wants community 'understanding' from government's post-2020 target.

Safeguard mechanism for post-2020 reductions: Hunt

Minister says mechanism flexible, can be 'progressively tightened' 2020-2050.

UK installs 1.6GW of utility-scale solar in Q1

'Unprecedented' boom, says IHS, as renewables scheme faces early end.

German solar PV tender sees impressive $US101.9MWh bids

Average bid price sharply below $130 upper limit as 25 winners share 157MW capacity.

AMA backs climate health report

Doctors’ group applauds academy's warning on climate and health .

California sets pace with 40% 2030 emissions target

State issues North America’s most aggressive climate goal.

APVI solar mapping tool wins energy award

ARENA-backed project to now compete for international equivalent.

Storage giant to push into Europe

AES to expand 1000MW battery pipeline two European grid projects.

'Half a billion' pledged to Australian divestment website

Small super funds help give 500% lift to investment duo's pledge site.

Victorian wind farm reaches financial close

6-turbine Bendigo-area project secures rare win for renewable sector.

Australia could be a 'global front for deforestation'

WWF warns continent's east one of 11 places worldwide that could account for 80% of global forest loss by 2030.

Pioneering Mildura solar plant marks first anniversary

Belectric's 3.5MW 'hot climate' project delivers 98.5% uptime.

Grattan Institute suggests 15-20% cut by 2025

Framework for future targets 'more important than absolute levels'.