A severe shortage of workers is being blamed for current power outages across Sydney, the Central Coast and the Blue Mountains.
A fact sheet about how bushfires affect electricity networks, and how networks can prepare for the impact, has been released by Energy Networks Australia.
A free hotline has been set up by Master Electricians Australia for bushfire victims needing electrical checks or work.
A new interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales has been approved by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).
MORNSUN has released the PV150-29Bxx converter series for 150 W 250–1500 VDC applications. The series features 4 kVAC isolation with a wide-input 250–1500 VDC voltage range, with efficiencies of up to 84% @ 800 VDC input.
More CCTV cameras have been rolled out by Energex, in an effort to catch those stealing copper from the power network.
The bushfires raging across NSW have placed huge stress on the state's powerlines and energy transmission.
Queensland's Electrical Safety Office has published new guidance for contractors and workers on electrical installations for construction and demolition sites.
Australian footwear brand Blundstone has combined the latest technology with design flair to launch a new range of safety boots specifically for women in the trades, building and construction industries.
The Australian Government recently announced a $1 billion Grid Reliability Fund for investment into transmission and distribution infrastructure and grid stabilisation technologies.
The federal and NSW governments have agreed to jointly underwrite $102m for a project to upgrade the Queensland–New South Wales Interconnector.