The SA Government has announced a Royal Commission into nuclear energy. In the first in an NM series, Rob Parker, president of the Australian Nuclear Association offers suggestions for six areas of focus.
We've had energy in our sights at New Matilda. Can we really transform the way we power our lives? Yes, we can. And what's more, it's not technology that's stopping the uptake of renewables - it's politics
Christine Milne says Martin Ferguson isn't part of the drive for a clean energy future. In an exclusive interview with NM, Milne discusses how she'll strive to keep energy efficient, renewable and affordable
Yes, electricity companies are driving up your power bills. Big capital expenditure is part of the reason why – and it’s required by regulators who know voters will punish them if the lights go out, writes Ben Eltham
The Victorian town of Portland is home to a huge aluminium smelter – and two big firms in the wind business. It’s an ideal place to witness the changes in the Australian energy industry, writes Ben Eltham
The town of Waubra has had its name hijacked by anti-wind astroturfers. Locals say they’re happy with wind-farming – and it’s not making them sick. So who are the scare campaigners? Sandi Keane reports
Rising electricity prices, climate change and the renewables boom - energy is changing, but how does it work? Our series, Future Shock, has all you need to know about what will be powering your home in 10 years