Business and management

Lighting industry protests LED red tape

03 June, 2024

LED regulations currently being proposed by the government will worsen Australia's cost of living crisis, according to Lighting Council Australia.


CSIRO assists SMEs working in renewables

29 May, 2024

CSIRO has opened up its 'Innovate to Grow' program for small to medium enterprises working in clean energy, including electrification and energy storage.


Electrical safety laws set to change in Qld

29 May, 2024

The Queensland Government has introduced the Electrical Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024.


Smart home training facility opens at TAFE Qld

28 May, 2024 | Supplied by: Schneider

The new centre aims to "bridge the gap between traditional electrical work and the future of home technology".


Redback Technologies returns following voluntary administration

22 May, 2024 | Supplied by: Redback Technologies Australia

The Brisbane-based renewable energy business has been acquired by fintech company Australia Ebon Group.


Govt expands energy apprenticeships program

21 May, 2024

From 1 June 2024, the program will be broadened to include sectors such as housing construction, automotive and advanced manufacturing.


WA funnels a further $500m into energy transition

20 May, 2024

This builds on more than $4 billion committed over the past 12 months to invest in wind generation, battery systems and the grid.


Budget 2024: energy experts respond

15 May, 2024

Following last night's federal Budget, experts have offered their analysis of the energy policies put forward by Treasurer Jim Chalmers.


Retailers caught selling unapproved electrical appliances

08 May, 2024

People are advised to check for the Regulatory Compliance Mark (RCM), which appears as a tick in a triangle, on all household electrical appliances.


Ampcontrol and Siemens partner on renewable energy solutions

08 May, 2024

Under the agreement, Ampcontrol will become the exclusive Australian supplier for solutions designed around Siemens' SINAMICS S120 inverters.


Western Power welcomes new apprentices

07 May, 2024

The move comes as the WA Government reaffirms its commitment to developing the state's energy sector workforce.


Immersive VR training for electricians

23 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens is collaborating with 3D software platform BILT to provide immersive, step-by-step training for electricians.


Future Made in Australia Act welcomed by climate orgs

17 April, 2024 by Katerina Sakkas

The Act will seek to boost Australia's economy through investment in onshore industry and manufacturing, with an emphasis on renewable energy production.


New CEO for Master Electricians Australia

10 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

Construction industry advocate and policy expert Kate Raymond has been appointed to the role following a nationwide recruitment process.


AEMC acts to speed smart meter rollout

09 April, 2024

The Australian Energy Market Commission has made a draft rule with the aim of accelerating the deployment of smart meters to energy customers by 2030.


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