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Sonali Paul

Australia's solar, wind boom to power past grid woes in 2019

21 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's wind and solar boom looks set to power through 2019 following a record year, despite grid constraints and extra scrutiny from network operators to make sure new projects don't spark blackouts like ones that hit two years ago.

Drought-hit Australia has third-warmest year on record in 2018

10 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE Australia had its third warmest year on record in 2018, a year marked by severe drought in parts of the country and a prolonged bushfire season, the Bureau of Meterology said, with the dry conditions expected to persist in coming months.

Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to diplomatic missions

09 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE Police in Australia are investigating suspicious packages sent to a wide range of embassies and consulates on Wednesday, which officials said included the U.S. and British missions in Melbourne, but there were no reports of harm to staff. | Video

'Blade Runner' in the dust: Rio backs $2.6 billion iron ore mine in West Australia

29 Nov 2018

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Global miner Rio Tinto on Thursday formally pledged to plough billions of dollars into a futuristic iron ore mine in the red dirt of Western Australia, upping expected costs by nearly a fifth while lifting its projected output.

Adani says to fully fund its troubled Australia coal project

29 Nov 2018

India's Adani Enterprises will fully fund its coal mine and rail project in Australia itself, the company said on Thursday, taking a big step closer to building the long-touted project that has faced fierce resistance from green groups.

Papua New Guinea paves way for long-awaited Exxon, Total LNG expansion

16 Nov 2018

PORT MORESBY/MELBOURNE A long-awaited project led by France's Total SA that will help double liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from Papua New Guinea has come another step closer, with the government agreeing to set financial terms early next year.

UPDATE 1-Papua New Guinea paves way for long-awaited Exxon, Total LNG expansion

16 Nov 2018

* Long-awaited expansion to help double LNG exports from nation

Papua New Guinea paves way for Exxon, Total LNG expansion

16 Nov 2018

* Long-awaited expansion to help double LNG exports from nation

RPT-Rocket fuel: Australia targets hydrogen as next big energy export

14 Nov 2018

* Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries working to drive down costs

Rocket fuel: Australia targets hydrogen as next big energy export

13 Nov 2018

* Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries working to drive down costs

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