Energy

Should we ban lithium batteries from our homes?

SPECIAL REPORT: Whether lithium ion batteries are safe to have inside the home or are likely to explode or cause fires is a question that’s stirred up a lot of…

How electric cars can help save the grid

A key question amid the consternation over the current state of Australia’s east coast energy market has been how much renewable energy capacity to build, and how fast.

Home battery market set to treble in 2017

The huge furore in South Australia over energy security and the challenge by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to provide enough battery storage to avoid power blackouts at record low prices has…

How to make resilience attractive to investors

About US$140-300 billion a year will need to be invested globally to adapt to the effects of climate change, but where will the money come from and is the government…