SA Opposition releases $100m home battery plan to 'reduce energy costs'

SA Opposition releases $100m home battery plan to 'reduce energy costs'

Posted October 10, 2017 08:50:13 Photo: The State Opposition will announce its long-awaited energy policy later today. (ABC News: Dean Faulkner) A $100 million household storage subsidy scheme could create more opportunities for South Australians to generate, store and sell their own energy back to the grid for a return, the state’s Opposition Leader has said. Liberal leader Steven Marshall will unveil the party’s long-awaited energy plan today, with a battery subsidy scheme to be among its key features. About 40,000 South Australian households with rooftop solar panels would receive…

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Brisbane petrol prices high because motorists 'don't shop around'

Brisbane petrol prices high because motorists 'don't shop around'

Posted October 09, 2017 16:49:08 Brisbane motorists are paying more for petrol because they are creatures of habit and are not shopping around, an independent fuel retailer says. United Petroleum (UP) national marketing manager Andrew English said he was not surprised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report that found Brisbane motorists were paying 3.3 cents per litre more for petrol than those in other state capitals. “We welcome the findings of the report which highlights consumers who shop at independent retailers will save money,” Mr English said….

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Golf great fights course design gender wars

Golf great fights course design gender wars

In May 2003, not content with being the best female golfer on the planet, the then 32-year-old Swede risked her reputation to take on the opposite sex at the Colonial Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas — the first woman to compete on the PGA Tour in 58 years. She missed the cut that week but it remains one of the highlights of her career and arguably did more to catapult her into the public consciousness than any of her 93 career victories. Fourteen years later, Sorenstam is now retired, but…

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ESPN host who called out Trump suspended over NFL tweets

ESPN host who called out Trump suspended over NFL tweets

ESPN has suspended host Jemele Hill for two weeks due to “a second violation of our social media guidelines,” the network announced Monday afternoon. Hill “previously acknowledged letting her colleagues and company down with an impulsive tweet,” ESPN said in a statement. “In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how individual tweets may reflect negatively on ESPN and that such actions would have consequences. Hence this decision.” On Sunday, Hill tweeted about Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones having said that any player who “disrespects the flag” will not play….

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Swallowtail butterfly could benefit from Papua New Guinea project

Swallowtail butterfly could benefit from Papua New Guinea project

Swallowtail butterfly could benefit from Papua New Guinea project – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function()a.orb=a.orb)(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); if(document.location.protocol === “http:”) document.write(”); else document.write(”); } } } /*]]>*/ Source link

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