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According to a new study by Australia's crowdfunded Climate Council, the sunburnt country could well become a world leader in home battery storage for solar power in coming years. The Climate Council report predicts that the cost of battery storage will drop considerably by 2018, making going "off-grid" cost-competitive with grid-sourced electricity. The Climate Council report […] Read More

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has issued a blunt warning about the risk climate change poses to future financial stability, if sufficient action is not taking now, the BBC has reported. Mark Carney told the BBC, "The challenge is that if there's not action today or in the near future, that risk in the medium […] Read More

ANZ bank, one of Australia's "big four" banks, has pledged to no longer fund coal projects and to invest a minimum of $10 billion for renewable energy, reforestation, and energy efficiency projects, The Guardian has reported. The bank has been heavily criticised in the past for being Australia's biggest lender for fossil fuel projects, including […] Read More

The Australian government has announced that it aims to accelerate the uptake of residential battery storage for solar power, Australia's Renew Economy has reported. After a great deal of domestic and international criticism for not supporting the renewable energy and clean technology sectors, or having an adequate national emissions reduction plan, the Australian government now says […] Read More

There has been quite a lot of chatter in recent months about the possibility of Apple jumping into the promising electric car market. Among other significant events, the Silicon Valley tech giant has reportedly poached engineers from Tesla and engaged hundreds of its workers on its secretive electric car initiative: Project Titan. The latest news […] Read More