EXCLUSIVE – Energy storage: One of the biggest obstacles to the growth of renewables

EXCLUSIVE - Energy storage: One of the biggest obstacles to the growth of renewables

Stationary grid-scale batteries have to meet several requirements. They need to have a long service lifetime and they have to be safe. The solution has to work all over the world, over a range of ambient temperatures. It has to be suitable for widely varying use patterns. Finally, the cost of having a battery in conjunction with solar power has to be lower than conventional sources.

ACMA releases new telco complaints-handling rules for public comment

ACMA releases new telco complaints-handling rules for public comment

An industry
information gathering exercise last year found significant scope for improvement
in dealing with complaints. The new rules aim to stop the handballing of
complaints between telcos and the nbn, giving the Telecommunications Industry
Ombudsman better tools to help resolve complaints. 

‘Data is the new currency’, Singapore Government to invest S$120 million in ICT and Cloudera rolls out Big Analytics Skills Enablement initiative

This past Monday, Singapore Government Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) announced they will invest S$120 million in building ICT manpower requirements. This is to meet the expected 30,000 new jobs to be filed in the ICT sector by the year 2020. In line with these efforts, Cloudera introduced its BASE (Big Analytics Skills Enablement) initiative yesterday, in collaboration with public and private sector partners, which will work towards grooming the future workforce of data professionals.