Australia

Slow EV sales are proving problematic for Australia’s lithium miners

Lithium – a battery mineral essential to the clean energy transition – experienced a price plummet of 80% in 2023,…

Signal: batteries market grows as gas-fired generators wind down

A growing global battery market offers a new means of bolstering energy security, as gas-fired power plants close down. The…

Signal: Australia threatened by likely power shortages

Australia’s grid operator has warned that, without innovation and proper investment, the country is at high risk of power shortages.…

Filings signal: Australian private sector reflects concern on renewables

Each week, Energy Monitor's journalists pick out insights from company filings that highlight sentiments in our sector. These filings signals…

Weekly data: Australia needs to pick up the pace of its energy transition

Australia needs to speed up investments in renewables, storage and the electricity network, warns the CEO of the Australian Energy…

Top ten countries currently developing the most oil and gas fields

When the International Energy Agency (IEA) published its Net Zero by 2050 analysis in 2021, it became clear just how…

Carbon markets forecast to weather short-term price dips

Despite forecasting near-term declines in carbon prices in the face of political and macroeconomic uncertainty, carbon market participants are optimistic…

Is the tide turning for Australia’s fossil fuel exports?

In the 2022–2023 financial year, Australia is forecast to earn A$464bn ($302bn) from resource and energy exports, according to the…

World’s largest carbon capture plant running at a third of its planned capacity 

Chevron has revealed that its Gorgon carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility in Western Australia is running at just a…

Flicking the switch: could electrification jolt Australian mining?

Big news is hitting Australian mining. The Electric Mine Consortium (EMC) is a growing group of leading mining and service…