Pfitzner family and their Tesla battery system

Tesla installer Natural Solar is claiming a Sydney family has saved 92% on electricity bills in the past 12 months with the installation of a Tesla Powerall battery system, paying only $178.71 for electricity for the year.

Roborace puts two driverless cars on the track

Two autonomous racing cars have successfully driven round a competition track together.

NASA photo showing CubeSats flying free after leaving the International Space Station

ASX-listed satellite communications company Sky and Space Global has signed an agreement with the US Department of Defence under which the two organisations will co-operate on ensuring the avoidance of space junk and other satellites threatening their own satellites.

Tom Koutsantonis, Energy Minister, South Australia

South Australia's Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis has labelled a plan by the state’s Liberal Opposition leader Steven Marshall to scrap the Renewable Energy Target (RET) as dangerous for both investment in South Australia and the “stability of the electricity grid”.

India cuts some ties with Gates Foundation

The Indian government has announced a partial cutting of ties with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and has increased funds to its own immunisation programmes, due to the foundation’s acknowledged ties to the pharmaceutical industry.

‘Over-thinking’, stress may be part of the dieting dilemma: CSIRO

The CSIRO says its behavioural scientists have identified the dominant diet type among Australian adults, revealing why many people find it hard to maintain a healthy diet.

Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt opens Feros Care tech hub

Not-for-profit aged care and support services provider Feros Care has opened a new state-of-the-art technology hub that it says is transforming the way health and aged care is delivered.

Apple sued over texting driver's accident

Apple has been sued by a driver whose vehicle was hit by another car, the driver of which was using an iPhone to send an SMS while driving.

GreenSync raises $11.5 million for global expansion

Melbourne-based tech energy company GreenSynce has raised $11.5 million in a Series B funding round led by the Australian Government-owned Clean Energy Finance Corporation through the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, and Southern Cross Venture Partners through the Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund.

E-waste jumps 63% in past 5 years

E-waste in the Asia/Oceania region in 2015 totalled 12.3 million tonnes, 2.4 times the weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza. The first Regional E-waste Monitor: East and Southeast Asia, was compiled by the United Nations University, (UNU) through its Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE) Programme and funded by the Japanese Ministry of Environment.

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