John Conroy

ACCR claims win in 'big four' carbon disclosures

All four banks have improved disclosure as result of campaign, group says.

US has opportunity for sustainable energy system: IEA

Agency urges clearer framework for investment in electricity sector.

Vic Govt commits to VEET scheme

Energy efficiency target to be set at 5.4m for 2015; review mid-year.

Waubra loses 'health promotion' charity status

Anti-wind farm group has status related to 'disease prevention' revoked.

November 7th hottest on record: NOAA

Australia sees new November and spring record; world set for warmest year.

Hunt optimistic about crossbench deal on RET

Lambie 'very close' to backing changes; possibility of $700m hydro sweeteners.

End misuse of 'sceptic', urge 48 science minds

Leading scientists and science communicators call for 'denier' description.

UNSW researchers in solar PV efficiency record

UNSW-Ragyen team achieve 40.4% level for a 'reasonably sized system' (287-cm2).

UN triples cost of climate change to poor

Annual cost could top $500bn in a two-degree world, says UNEP.

AGL takes stake in energy 'monitoring and control' firm

Energy utility takes $5m, 19.9% share of energy IT services start-up Greenbox.

Hot Rock Ltd appoints new CEO

Steven Dabelstein to lead ASX-listed geothermal firm.

Societe Generale 'suspends mandate' on Galilee coal project

French bank suspends advisory mandate for GVK-Hancock development, citing delays.

One in five households now use solar: ABS

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PV electricity use climbs to 14%, solar hot water takes figure to 19%.

World's largest solar plant fires up

California's 550MW, 9m-panel Topaz facility starts full production.

BoE to probe 'carbon bubble' threat

UK central bank to assess chances of economic crash if fossil fuel assets left stranded.

Draft carbon abatement contract conditions released

Clean Energy Regulator releases terms and conditions for ERF contracts.

EU could progress towards an ‘energy union’

IEA review praises bloc’s low-carbon leadership but notes deeper market integration is essential to manage costs of clean-energy shift.

Australia records hottest spring, up 1.67 degrees

BOM declares new record for second year in a row.

ARENA tips $2m into biomass harvester

Renewables agency to support Biosystems Engineering's eucalyptus tree harvester.

Town chosen for 100% renewables program

Uralla chosen for Zero Net Energy Town project.