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Danny Willett: who is the vicar’s son who won the 2016 Masters?

• 28-year-old Yorkshireman triumphs at Augusta<br>• Willett had been set to miss the tournament due to the birth of his son<p>In the closing stages of the 2016 Masters at Augusta, the question on lips of many sports fans was: “Who is Danny Willett?”<p>But that was perhaps a little unfair given that the …

Golf

World-first wave power microgrid to be trialled in WA

A WA energy company is about to trial the world's first renewable microgrid power station using wave energy as one of its sources.<p>Perth-based …

Tesla is in the middle of a huge debate about the future of driving

On one side is Morgan Stanley's lead auto analyst, Adam Jonas, who last week revisited his futuristic theory that individual ownership of cars is going away and that the "potential end of human driving" could be coming.<p>On the other side is an unlikely team of insurance analysts at Citi led by Todd …

Carsharing

6 futuristic building technologies that will change the world

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Technology progresses at a breakneck pace -- but why is our built environment so far behind? Fortunately, some smart folks have devoted their lives to developing futuristic technologies that can reduce the carbon footprint of buildings, make them more energy-efficient and lower …

Ecology of Addiction project asks whether cities make us sick

<i>By the middle of this century, up to two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. But as we rapidly embrace an urban existence, are we</i> …

Germany's renewable energy incentives and regulations attracting Australian companies

An Australian company which invented a renewable energy electricity generator says it was forced to move its operation to Germany because of a lack …

Julian Burnside: Alienation to alien nation

I had a conversation with Tim Costello some years ago which significantly changed my way of seeing things.<p>He told me of a time when he was running …

Richard Hinds on how Lleyton Hewitt is showing dignity in defeat

LLEYTON Hewitt spent much of his career straining every sinew, not to mention the established boundaries of sportsmanship, in the obsessive pursuit …

Rapid uptake of solar panels puts dent in electricity market, report shows

A new report shows Australians have pounced on ways to save on their electricity bills by installing solar panels at an extraordinary rate.<p>The …

5 MW Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System Unveiled In Oregon — Will Provide Storage For Intermittent Renewable Energy Sources

<b>Published on</b> June 9th, 2013 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>14<p>5 MW Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System Unveiled In Oregon — Will Provide Storage For Intermittent …

Google Gobbles Up Entire Output Of New Swedish Wind Farm

<b>Published on</b> June 8th, 2013 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>6<p>Google Gobbles Up Entire Output Of New Swedish Wind Farm<p>June 8th, 2013 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>The renewable energy …

Tougher standards to fight corruption in the resources industry

More of the world's governments have signed up to measures designed to reduce corruption in the global resources industry.<p>Around 3.5 billion people …

Dominos Shows Us The Future Of Pizza Delivery

As we mentioned a couple of months ago, Domino’s launched its Ultimate Vehicle Delivery Project, in order to find a vehicle purpose-built for the …

Pizza

Underwater batteries are making a splash for energy storage

Hydroelectricity generation exploits the tremendous height differential that occurs naturally at waterfalls or artificially at dams as water flows …

Solar Window Socket: Stick up and Plug in - Technabob

If only harnessing the power of the Sun could be as simple as sticking an outlet with a solar panel onto your window. That’s the idea designers Kyuho …

iRecycle for iPad app review

iRecycle<p>Price: Free<p>iRecycle by Earth911, Inc. is all about promoting recycling and making it an easy option for you.<p>The iPad app is meant to help you …

Solar leasing plan to fuel new industry boom

An Australian community group has launched a solar leasing initiative aimed at helping consumers avoid the often hefty upfront costs of converting to …