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Scientists say draft energy policy has “short-term focus”"

Story Published: 13 Nov 2014

A GROUP of scientists and engineers say the Abbott government’s burgeoning energy policy could make us “out of step” with...

Australian Academy Of Science, Climate Change, Energy, G20, Science

Qld power prices to rise as NSW prices fall

Story Published: 11 Dec 2014

QUEENSLANDERS could be hit by almost 10% in power price rises in the next three years, while New South Wales consumers...

Electricity, Energy, Power

Energy giants say lower prices means cutting jobs

Story Published: 9 Dec 2014

FAMILIES will sit in darkness for twice as long and hundreds of NSW jobs will disappear if slashes to the energy sector...

Electricity, Energy, Nsw, Power

Households using more energy but less electricity

Story Published: 26 Nov 2013

HOUSEHOLDS around the country are using 4% more energy, but 12% less electricity than they were three years ago, data from...

Abs, Electricity, Energy, Families, Renewable Energy

Business forum discusses need for national energy reform

Story Published: 7 Dec 2012

REFORMS to Australia's electricity markets, to improve prices and business conditions, were on the way, after business...

Australian Government, Business, Electricity, Energy, Julia Gillard, Reform

McArdle did not declare fundraiser at energy company

Story Published: 24 Nov 2014

Energy Minister Mark McArdle held a Liberal National Party fundraiser at the offices of one of the nation's largest energy...

Campbell Newman, Energy, Fundraising, Lnp, Lobbying, Mark Mcardle, Power

ACCC takes energy retailer to court over contracts

Story Published: 21 Nov 2014

AN Australian energy retailer will face court next year after it moved customers to a new contract without telling them...

Accc, Consumer Affairs, Court, Energy

UQ centre for CSG attracts $3.25m in funding for research

Story Published: 15 Aug 2014

THE University of Queensland’s Centre for Coal Seam Gas has attracted $3.25 million in funding to further its research...

Csg, Energy, Funding, Mining, Uq, Uq Centre For Csg

MCG goes green to save energy

Story Published: 19 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIA’S legendary sporting ground has launched an initiative that will generate enough energy savings to power 835...

Cricket, Energy, Mcg

Renewable energy replacing coal-fired

Story Published: 23 Jul 2012

COAL-fired power is being replaced by renewable energy and gas, but it will remain the dominant source of electricity for...

Coal, Coal Fired, Electricity, Energy, Renewable

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