John Conroy

Carnegie fires up wave unit

First CETO 5 wave power unit operational; project 'significant': ARENA.

Optimism for agreement on 'super GHGs'

Slow progress as countries fail to agree on measures to curb refrigerator gases.

Future Fund 'lacks carbon risk consistency'

Greens raise questions over fund's 'hands-off' approach to fossil fuel exposure.

Australia 'to miss emissions pledge under Abbott policy'

UN report finding Australian emissions to be greater under Direct Action than carbon price.

Network group talks up 'grid integration'

Lobby groups cites report quantifying 'hidden services' from the grid.

ARENA to back cloud tracker

Renewables agency tips $440,000 into cloud tracker for solar installations.

Vic Greens vow to close Hazelwood, Anglesea

Coal power plants closures to be part of any budget supply deal.

Only 21% of businesses to partake in Direct Action: poll

Survey of 245 business leaders finds little excitement for Abbott plan.

SunEdison to buy First Wind for $2.8bn

Solar firm to become world's largest utility-scale renewables developer.

'Victoria, NSW losing and SA winning on renewables'

Flannery says Victoria needs its own Renewable Energy Target or lose thousands of new jobs.

Melbourne Show goes green with 100kW solar system

Showgrounds installs Enviro Group system using Yingli and Enphase products.

AGL plans 'distributed presence' in 1m homes

Utility talks up solar, batteries, smart meter 2020 goal.

Abbott's nightmare: World leaders to swelter through G20 heatwave

Public interest in climate change will be hard to avoid this weekend as Queensland prepares for 'severe' fire risk and Brisbane its warmest November day since John Gorton was in power.

Goyder says carbon pricing now inevitable

Wesfarmers chief says US-China deal was 'very important'.

Vic ALP to bring wind farm limit back to 1km

Andrews lays out plan to reverse Baillieu wind laws.

Rural poor 'unlikely to be coal's saviour'

Report finds cost of grid infrastructure in India, Africa makes coal 'prohibitively expensive'.

World Bank Group welcomes climate deal

US-China targets 'ambitious', says $30bn development group.

Direct Action to cost '$30bn a year to match US'

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Climate Institute warns matching new US target would cost $9-$30bn annually.

Lambie may vote conscience on RET

Palmer United senator says her position 'may not line up' with leader's.

Dangerous warming ahead, finds IEA

Agency says world on track for 3.6 degree warming with current coal use.