Business and management

Australia's first Smart Cities Week to be held in October

15 June, 2018

Australia's first Smart Cities Week will be held in Sydney from 29–31 October 2018.

ARBS 2018 Industry Awards — winners announced

07 June, 2018

ARBS 2018, Australia's international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition, has announced the ARBS Industry Awards winners for 2018.

Europe gives regulatory push to fibre investments

06 June, 2018

The European Parliament and the Council have reached a political agreement to update the EU's telecoms rules.

Coming soon: national driving laws for automated vehicles

04 June, 2018

New legislation will enable an automated driving system (ADS) to drive more automated motor vehicles in place of a human.

Landis+Gyr, PEP acquire Origin's smart meter business

29 May, 2018

Origin Energy has sold its smart meter business Acumen to intelliHUB, a joint venture between Landis+Gyr and PEP.

Funding initiative for grid stability and security services

28 May, 2018

ARENA has announced a $7 million funding initiative for renewable energy to deliver system security services.

KNX becomes technical specification in Australia and NZ

25 May, 2018

Standards Australia has adopted KNX, a standard for intelligent building networking, as a technical specification.

Security of Payment recommendations good news for contractors

23 May, 2018

The report on the Review of Security of Payment Laws is good news for electrical contractors who are often the last in a long chain to receive payment, said NECA.

New regulatory approach for LED lighting

18 May, 2018 by Mansi Gandhi

The COAG Energy Council has agreed to further improve lighting energy efficiency regulation by introducing minimum standards for LED light bulbs in line with EU standards.

Barangaroo South wins national award

15 May, 2018

Sydney's Barangaroo South has been presented with the RLB Australian Development of the Year.

Simble partners with Powercor, targets UK smart lighting market

10 May, 2018

Australian software company Simble Solutions has partnered with Powercor to support its UK expansion.

Infrastructure, energy security key in Budget 2018

09 May, 2018

The 2018 Federal Budget tackles head on the connectivity challenges posed by a growing population with substantial infrastructure investments in new and existing projects around the country.

Budget 2018: opportunities for electrical contractors

09 May, 2018

Although there are no big ticket items for the electrotechnology sector in the Budget, the ongoing investment in infrastructure, company tax cuts and the extension of small business concessions will benefit electrical contractors.

Free showcase of energy storage technologies

08 May, 2018

More than 60 companies from the energy storage industry will come together at AES 2018.

Standards update

03 May, 2018 by Simona Tomevska, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Energy and Electrotechnology* | Supplied by: Standards Australia

As the standards development process rolls on and the latest project prioritisation draws to a close, previous rounds are being finalised and committees will soon be established to get projects underway.

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