Business and management

BlueScope, ESCO and Schneider Electric announce renewable energy PPA

24 July, 2018

BlueScope Steel, ESCO Pacific and Schneider Electric have signed a renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA).

Technology industry leaders team up

19 July, 2018

The Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA), an industry body for IT professionals, and longstanding IT media channel Technology Decisions have joined forces to promote and grow the IT sector in Australia.

Phoenixing hotline to protect small businesses

18 July, 2018

A new Phoenixing Hotline, introduced by the federal government, will help protect small businesses, according to the National Electrical and Communications Association.

All-Energy Australia 2018

17 July, 2018

The 10th edition of All-Energy Australia, a clean and renewable energy exhibition and conference, will be held from 3–4 October 2018 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Siemens launches Digitalize 2018

13 July, 2018

Siemens has announced the return of its annual digitalisation conference, Digitalize 2018, with the theme ‘Unlock the Potential’.

Eaton signs distribution partnership with Colterlec

11 July, 2018

Power management company Eaton has announced a long-term distribution partnership with leading industrial electrical distributor Colterlec.

Updated standard for DC isolating switches

11 July, 2018

A new Australian Standard, AS 60947.3:2018, has improved safety outcomes for isolators used in renewable energy installations.

New performance standards for home battery storage systems

10 July, 2018

A DNV GL-led consortium is developing a new Australian Battery Performance Standard.

Smart meter JV to receive $35m CEFC funding

04 July, 2018

intelliHUB, a joint venture that is acquiring Acumen, Origin Energy's $267 million smart meter business unit, has received $35 million of debt finance.

NECA and MEA sign MoU

03 July, 2018

The National Electrical Communications Association (NECA) and Master Electricians Australia (MEA) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

ABB completes acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions

03 July, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has completed the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS), GE's global electrification solutions business. 

Hirschmann partners with Control Logic

02 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Hirschmann, a global automation and networking technology group, has appointed Control Logic as its master distributor in Australia.

Electrical safety regulations a mess — Lighting Council

27 June, 2018

New regulations for some LED lamps slated to start on 30 June 2018 will be inconsistently applied, leading to confusion in the industry and higher costs for consumers, says LCA.

Master Electricians Australia announces NSW award winners

26 June, 2018

Master Electricians Australia has announced the winners of the NSW 2018 Excellence Awards.

2018 Wiring Rules now available

26 June, 2018

Standards Australia has announced that the 2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations (known as the Wiring Rules) has been published in Australia and New Zealand.

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