Tree clearing laws could threaten Queensland’s renewable energy future, growers warn – ABC Rural

Tree clearing laws could threaten Queensland’s renewable energy future, growers warn – ABC Rural

The Queensland Government has been warned it may struggle to meet its renewable energy target if it pushes ahead with its controversial proposal to tighten tree clearing laws. The $1.6 billion sugar industry has been touted as a central plank in the Government’s clean, green energy agenda, in particular its …

The $50 million plan to shore up Victoria’s energy grid with big batteries

The $50 million plan to shore up Victoria’s energy grid with big batteries

Updated March 22, 2018 06:20:18 Photo: An artists’ impression of the Ballarat battery, which will be able to power 20,000 homes for an hour. (Supplied) Related Story: Renewable energy investment ‘bonanza’ is coming to Australia Related Story: SA Liberals tight-lipped on Musk battery storage plan Two large-scale, grid-connected batteries will …

Facebook slides as US regulator investigates data breach, Wall Street regains energy

Facebook slides as US regulator investigates data breach, Wall Street regains energy

Updated March 21, 2018 08:31:41 Photo: Facebook shares fell by another 2.6 per cent overnight, as it faces questions about a massive data breach. (Reuters: Thomas Hodel) Related Story: Facebook loses $US35b after massive data breach, tech stocks lead Wall Street sell-off Although Wall Street has recovered from yesterday’s sharp …