Business and management > Regulations, accreditation, standards

Positive new standard for battery storage sector

15 October, 2019

A gap in safety guidance for the battery storage sector has been filled with the publication of AS/NZS 5139:2019.

Vic energy upgrades, making hefty savings

04 October, 2019

In 2018, the Victorian Energy Upgrades program saved more than 6.4 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, bringing the total of savings to almost 52 million tonnes since the scheme started in 2009.

Comments requested on network safety amendments

16 September, 2019

Building and Energy has invited those in the electrical sector to review and comment on proposed amendments to Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015.

STP sends Reckon cloud users skywards

20 August, 2019

Reckon has reported $39.2m in revenue for the first six months of 2019, seeing a significant increase in cloud adoption following the ATO's Single Touch Payroll reporting requirement.

What have you got to show for your ICT skills and experience?

05 August, 2019 by Paul Stathis, Chief Executive Officer, BICSI South Pacific

Paul Stathis, CEO of BICSI South Pacific, discusses the differences between qualifications, credentials and certification for ICT professionals.

Standards powering through

16 July, 2019

In a constantly evolving sector, the energy and electrotechnology domain requires the appropriate foresight, technical knowledge and adaptability to be present within the standards development process.

Solar standards

09 July, 2019 by Dannielle Furness

The development of an Australian Battery Performance Standard was announced 12 months ago. Why was the standard necessary and what's the latest news?

Supreme Court rules Queensland solar regulation invalid

30 May, 2019

The solar regulation introduced by the Queensland Government has been declared invalid by the Supreme Court of Queensland, following a legal challenge by Maryborough Solar.

Fluke Calibration 734C DC Reference Standard

22 May, 2019

The Fluke Calibration 734C DC Reference Standard is the third generation of lab quality voltage reference standards.

Industry pushes to scrap Queensland's solar regulation

17 May, 2019

Master Electricians Australia said the new solar regulation add red tape and is different to what industry had been told would be implemented.

Pump importer fined $1.2 million for Townsville death

15 May, 2019

The director of online business the Pump Factory Pty Ltd has been fined $1.2 million after an unsafe submersible pump imported from China resulted in a woman's death.

Solar regulations: promoting safety or rushed and unjustified?

12 April, 2019

New electrical safety regulations set to come into effect on 13 May will require licensed electricians to mount, locate, fix or remove solar panels on solar farms.

Fake Queensland electrician fined $100,000

05 April, 2019

Both consumers and contractors are reminded to check electrical contractor licences, after a man has been fined for posing as a qualified electrician in Queensland.

Special joint taskforce to safeguard subbies

18 March, 2019

The Queensland Government has set up a Special Joint Taskforce to investigate allegations of white-collar crime in the Queensland building industry.

R. STAHL to host an IEC standards development conference

15 March, 2019

This is the first time a manufacturer will host the IEC/TC31 conference, held from 25 March to 5 April 2019 in Waldenburg.

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