Nuclear options need to be in the energy mix - experts

The symposium held at ANU on 11 April reviewed the report of the South Australian Government’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

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Image of Hanul (formerly Ulchin) nuclear power plant - the largest nuclear power plant in South Korea

New efficiency record for low-cost solar cell

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have achieved a new record efficiency for low-cost semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a break

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Kylie Catchpole The Duong ANU Solar record

Snowy Hydro Expansion - ANU Experts Comment

The Australian Government has announced a $2 billion expansion to the Snowy Hydro scheme, involving new tunnels and pumped hydro storage, designed to help st

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Hydro storage can secure 100% renewable electricity

Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 per cent renewable energy, a new study from The Austra

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Tax and dividend: how conservatives can grow to love carbon pricing

In some political circles, hostility to climate policy has become a way of

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Australia’s electricity market is not agile and innovative enough to keep up

On the early evening of Wednesday, February 8, electricity supply to some 90,000 households and businesses in South Australia was

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The rules were written at a time when coal and gas were the only major options. AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts

Why did energy regulators deliberately turn out the lights in South Australia?

Last Wednesday evening, shortly after 6pm local time, around 90,000 homes and businesses in South Australia were

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High gas prices have left Adelaide’s Pelican Point power station running at less than half its capacity. Peripitus/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Climate Change is the challenge.  Energy Change is the key.

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