Business and management

Company fined following electrical fatality

02 April, 2024

A company has been fined $150K in Queensland's Cleveland Magistrates Court for failing to adhere to electrical safety regulations.


10-year deal brings Ampcontrol closer to net zero goals

20 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Ampcontrol Pty Ltd

The deal with Flow Power will allow Ampcontrol to offset its NSW emissions while supporting the local renewable energy industry.


Skilling up for Australia's energy transition

13 March, 2024

Engineers Australia has partnered with Energy Networks Australia to build the engineering skills pool required for a smooth transition to renewable energy.


"New era" for Aust solar installers and designers

06 March, 2024

Solar Accreditation Australia has been appointed as the new solar accreditation scheme operator under the govt's Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.


Boosting women in solar

06 March, 2024

Brighte, exclusive administrator of the $50m Energy Saver Loan Scheme, has announced the two recipients of its Women in Energy Scholarships in Tasmania.


Synergy apprentice receives prestigious award

28 February, 2024

Chelsea Smith, a third-year electrical instrument fitter apprentice, was commended for her outstanding work ethic and trade skills competency.


ABB appoints new Australian distributor

28 February, 2024 | Supplied by: ABB Australia

Amber Technology, a company distributing high-tech audiovisual solutions, has been chosen to be a technical distributor for ABB in Australia.


Ampcontrol welcomes largest apprentice cohort yet

20 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Ampcontrol Pty Ltd

Undertaken over a nominal four-year period, the Apprentice Program combines part-time study with structured work experience.


1000 NSW energy workers walk off job

08 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Electrical Trades Union (ETU)

More than 1000 workers from Transgrid and Endeavour Energy are striking for 24 hours while calling for a pay rise in line with inflation.


Electrician fined after leaving live switchboard in classroom

06 February, 2024

An electrician contracted to install air-conditioning units at a Sunshine Coast school has been fined $10,000.


Qld to amend electrical safety laws

02 February, 2024

The Queensland Government has responded to a 2023 review of the state's Electrical Safety Act 2002.


Aquatic centre fined following electric shock

30 January, 2024

A Queensland aquatic centre has been fined $85,000 after one of its workers contacted overhead powerlines with a pool-cleaning tool.


Lighting Council Australia protests new LED rules

30 January, 2024

Australia's peak lighting body is warning that the proposed rules will reduce energy savings, increase consumer prices and reduce consumer choice.


Electrician loses licences following criminal acts

18 January, 2024

A Perth electrician has received a criminal conviction for indecent acts committed while working at a customer's home.


NSW to receive 25 MW solar farm c/o Google

04 January, 2024

The solar farm will help advance Google's 2030 goal to run off 24/7 carbon-free energy wherever it operates.


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