Business and management

Ombudsman calls for subbies to be paid promptly

18 October, 2017 by

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman is examining payment terms and conditions for subcontractors working on government projects.

Australia's best solar installations announced

13 October, 2017 by

The Clean Energy Council announced winners of the 2017 Solar Design and Installation Awards at the recent All-Energy Australia exhibition and conference in Melbourne.

63% of utility execs fear grid disruption from cyber attacks

12 October, 2017 by

Around 63% of utility executives believe their country faces at least a moderate risk of electricity supply interruption from a cyber attack on electric distribution grids in the next five years.

Nominations open for 2017 Energy Network Industry Awards

11 October, 2017 by

Nominations for two inaugural energy network industry awards, the Energy Consumers Australia: Energy Network Consumer Engagement Award and the Energy Network Industry Innovation Award, are now open.

GBCA CEO receives international sustainability award

06 October, 2017 by

Romilly Madew, CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), has received the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) Chairman's Award.

ABB and Northvolt partner for Li-ion battery plant

27 September, 2017 by

ABB and Northvolt have partnered for Northvolt's lithium-ion battery factory and research and development activities.

More than 7000 home battery systems installed in H1 2017

25 September, 2017 by

Household batteries are flying off the shelf twice as fast this year as Australians look for new ways to control their power use and protect against price hikes, according to the Climate Media Centre.

Wiring Rules — requirements for recessed luminaires and pool area installations

22 September, 2017 by

The new edition of the Wiring Rules, due in early 2018, will include changes to the requirements of recessed luminaires and pool area installations.

New regional partner for Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand

21 September, 2017 by

Global design and consultancy firm Arcadis has joined Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand (SCCANZ) as a Regional Partner.

ABB emergency and exit lighting maintenance log book

20 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB rebranded emergency and exit lighting maintenance log book for all Australian standards testing and maintenance requirements is now available.

Next steps agreed on battery storage standards

19 September, 2017 by

Standards Australia recently brought together a group of senior industry and government leaders to discuss the introduction of residential on-site battery storage standards in Australia.

Better protection for workers as new Fair Work laws come into effect

18 September, 2017 by

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 has now come into effect, with higher penalties for serious contraventions of workplace laws and record-keeping breaches.

NECA supports cladding report recommendations

11 September, 2017 by

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA) has supported the recommendations outlined in the Australian Senate's interim report on aluminium composite cladding, released as part of its inquiry into non-conforming building products.

MPower appoints Linix Lighting as Qld agent

08 September, 2017 by

MPower has appointed Linix Lighting Solutions as its Queensland agent for BARDIC emergency lighting products and systems.

All-Energy Australia 2017 announces new exhibitors

08 September, 2017 by

All-Energy Australia 2017 has announced new additions to the exhibitor line-up for its upcoming clean energy event.

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