Business and management

Aust electrical engineers can now use EPLAN software

20 December, 2023 | Supplied by: APS Industrial

The platform's engineering design software tools enable electrical, automation and mechatronic engineers to streamline their processes.

Fresh talent for WA energy industry

12 December, 2023

A new cohort of apprentices and university and business traineeship students has graduated at Western Power.

Repair job leads to fatal electrocution

06 December, 2023

An incident being investigated by WorkSafe Qld has underlined the dangers of working in proximity to underground cables.

Call for electrical safety inspectors

04 December, 2023

Queensland's Electrical Safety Office is seeking senior electrical inspectors to help keep Queenslanders electrically safe at work and home.

Record number of apprentices to tackle energy transition

28 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Ampcontrol Pty Ltd

In a bid to prepare its workforce for the shift to renewables, Ampcontrol has taken on 55 new apprentices.

Govt to fund 32 GW of renewable energy

28 November, 2023

In a move hailed by climate orgs, the Australian Government will act to double the renewable energy in the nation's grid.

Wiring error causes electric shocks for homeowner

14 November, 2023

A WA electrician has been fined $5000 for failing to detect a dangerous wiring error.

Powerline fatality leads to guilty plea

08 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Electrical Safety Office

A Qld energy supplier failed to ensure an overhead powerline and its supporting structures spanning farmland were safe.

How decarbonisation is affecting coal power workers

08 November, 2023

New independent research has found the cost of redundancy is higher for former coal-fired power station workers than those in other industries.

Govt grants to stimulate EV uptake in WA

07 November, 2023

The WA Govt has launched round two of its grants program to make EV chargers more affordable for businesses, not‑for-profits and LGAs.

Funding boost for ultra-low-cost solar

07 November, 2023

ARENA has invested $11 million in new technology that has the potential to accelerate the uptake of ultra-low-cost solar.

New energy hub simulates Australia's grid

01 November, 2023

Siemens and Swinburne University of Technology have launched a major Energy Transition Hub in Melbourne.

Vic State Electricity Commission back in business

01 November, 2023

A relaunched State Electricity Commission will lead Victoria's renewable energy transition with a focus on supply, homes and training.

Lift companies charged over death of apprentice electrician

27 October, 2023

The fourth-year apprentice electrician had been working unsupervised on a car lift.

Urgent recall of dangerous solar batteries

24 October, 2023

The recall includes 13 specific LG battery models at risk of overheating, catching fire and causing damage to property, serious injury or death.

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