Business and management

Electrical trailblazer to advocate for gender equity

22 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Louise Monger, Vice President Digital Buildings at Schneider Electric, has been selected as a member of Chief Executive Women.


WA updates electrical requirements

22 August, 2023

The new requirements will apply to all new electrical installation designs commenced after 1 February 2024.


BLUETTI partners with rugby league star Latrell Mitchell

16 August, 2023

The energy storage company has collaborated with the Rabbitohs fullback in a new video campaign that sees the athlete returning to Country following a calf injury.


Bereaved family has important warning for electrical workers

15 August, 2023

The family of a young woman who died as a result of a faulty electrical product are sharing their story in the hope that it will serve as a warning to suppliers of electrical goods.


IPD Group expands through acquisition of EX Engineering

14 August, 2023 | Supplied by: R. STAHL Australia Pty Ltd

IPD Group has completed the acquisition of EX Engineering, a business that specialises in the design, supply, modification and repair of electrical hazardous area equipment.


Aust energy initiative empowers women in India and Nepal

08 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Flow Power

Australian energy retailer Flow Power has partnered with Pollinate Group, a social enterprise that supports women micro-entrepreneurs in India and Nepal.


Arc flash incident leaves worker with serious burns

07 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Energy Safe Victoria

Energy Safe Victoria has expressed disappointment that two electrical workers have been hospitalised in the same month.


Essential Energy launches apprenticeship recruitment campaign

07 August, 2023

To help meet a growing demand for renewable energy skills, the electricity distributor has embarked on its largest apprenticeship recruitment drive in more than 15 years.


Safety regulator investigates roof space death

01 August, 2023

WA's electrical safety regulator is investigating the tragic death of an electrician at a property in Nollamara.


$450K for First Nations renewable energy projects

01 August, 2023

The Victorian Government will fund five successful applicants in the first round of its First Peoples Adoption of Renewable Energy program.


Electrician's hospitalisation prompts warning to never work live

26 July, 2023

A Victorian electrician suffered burns after failing to isolate power to the switchboard he was working on.


Businesses worried by energy volatility: report

25 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Volatility is a key energy supply concern for businesses, with only 32% of companies feeling adequately equipped to navigate future energy market volatility.


Warning issued about unsafe travel adaptors

19 July, 2023

WA's energy safety regulator has issued a warning about dangerous travel adaptors that are not approved for use in Australia, following a rise in electric shock reports.


Councils, energy companies fined for failing to keep powerlines clear

14 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Energy Safe Victoria

Contact between trees and powerlines can result in fires, electrocution and power outages, which can lead to property damage and, in serious cases, injury and loss of life.


Call for reform after dangerous lamp recall

04 July, 2023

Following Kmart's urgent recall of the 'Anko'-branded Marmo Table Lamp, Lighting Council Australia has called for further action on enforcement of compliance.


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