South Australia is sustaining energy storage financial investment

South Australia is sustaining energy storage financial investment

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian village of Wildpoldsried in southern Germany is pictured on July 5, 2016. In September, South Australia confirmed a plan to set up an AU$100 million (USD $72 million) fund to help households purchase home energy storage batteries. Households could…
European overseas wind giant purchases United States’ most effective overseas wind business

European overseas wind giant purchases United States’ most effective overseas wind...

Enlarge / Gode wind farm off the coast of Germany. One of the biggest offshore wind developers in Europe, a Danish company called Ørsted, purchased US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind on Monday. The move suggests confidence in an expanding US offshore wind industry. There are more than 15 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in…
Hack on 8 adult sites exposes thousandses of intimate user information

Hack on 8 adult sites exposes thousandses of intimate user information

Enlarge / One of the hacked websites, wifelovers.com, as it appeared on October 12. A recent hack of eight poorly secured adult websites has exposed megabytes of personal data that could be damaging to the people who shared pictures and other highly intimate information on the online message boards. Included in the leaked file are…
Calif. enacts net neutrality law– United States gov’ t right away takes legal action against to obstruct it [Updated]

Calif. enacts net neutrality law– United States gov’ t right away...

Enlarge / Net neutrality supporter protests the FCC's repeal outside a federal building in Los Angeles, California, on November 28, 2017. California Governor Jerry Brown today signed net neutrality legislation into law, setting up a legal showdown pitting his state against Internet service providers and the US government. The California net neutrality bill, previously approved…
Currently dealing with an uphill false information battle, Facebook loses to fraudsters, too

Currently dealing with an uphill false information battle, Facebook loses to...

Enlarge / A partial screenshot of one of the scam profiles pushing an adult dating scam on Facebook. Responding to critics in the US Congress and elsewhere who say Facebook isn’t doing enough to stop the flow of disinformation, the social network in recent days has purged hundreds of accounts it found were designed to…
As coal stalls, Wyoming thinks about brand-new ecological clean-up guidelines

As coal stalls, Wyoming thinks about brand-new ecological clean-up guidelines

Enlarge / GILLETTE, Wyo.: A truck loaded with coal is viewed from the Eagle Butte Coal Mine Overlook which is operated by Alpha Coal. The area is a large producer of coal. Gillette uses the moniker of "The Energy Capital of the Nation". (Photo by On Wednesday, Wyoming's Land Quality Advisory Board voted to limit…
International Energy Firm anticipates wind will control Europe’s grid by 2027

International Energy Firm anticipates wind will control Europe’s grid by 2027

Enlarge / Scroby Sands offshore wind farm, Caister, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. Photo by: Geography Photos/UIG via Getty Images This week, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) told the Global Wind Summit that wind energy was likely to become Europe's dominant energy source by 2027 and that it would grow from there.…
Supermicro boards were so bug ridden, why would hackers ever require implants?

Supermicro boards were so bug ridden, why would hackers ever require...

Enlarge / A Supermicro motherboard. Supermicro By now, everyone knows the premise behind two unconfirmed Bloomberg articles that have dominated security headlines over the past week: spies from China got multiple factories to sneak data-stealing hardware into Supermicro motherboards before the servers that used them were shipped to Apple, Amazon, an unnamed major US telecommunications…
Here’s how to see if you’re amongst the 30 million jeopardized Facebook users

Here’s how to see if you’re amongst the 30 million jeopardized...

The attackers who carried out the mass hack that Facebook disclosed two weeks ago obtained user account data belonging to as many as 30 million users, the social network said on Friday. Some of that data—including phone numbers, email addresses, birth dates, searches, location check-ins, and the types of devices used to access the site—came…
Vote outcomes: Building will continue Vogtle nuclear reactor

Vote outcomes: Building will continue Vogtle nuclear reactor

Construction at the Vogtle nuclear power plant. The four owners of the new additions to the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia agreed on Thursday that construction on the two additional reactors can go forward. The agreement was made despite growing opposition among some local lawmakers and at least one community-owned utility. The decision throws…
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