Electrical distribution

Is renewables-based electrification the way of the future?

07 December, 2021

Innovations in the electric power sector could give electricity the lead over fossil-based combustion fuels in the world's energy supply by mid-century.


Developing large-scale energy storage technology

01 December, 2021

A safe, cheap and sustainable method of storing energy has been developed by researchers.


Electrician, company fined $32K for safety breach

19 November, 2021

An electrician left a switchboard with no multiple earthed neutral, and failed to carry out mandatory tests at a Perth property.


Eaton eMobility Bussmann EVK series fuses

18 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Eaton Electrical (Australia) Pty Ltd

The Eaton eMobility Bussmann EVK series of fuses are designed for high-powered electric vehicles.


Recall reminder for unsafe Infinity cable

16 November, 2021

WorkSafe Queensland is reminding electrical contractors about the recall issued on the Infinity cable.


Solving the energy storage and supply puzzle

02 November, 2021

A simple and affordable means of ascertaining the best chemicals and metals for energy storage and supply has been found by Curtin University researchers.


Three apprentices receive electric shocks

26 October, 2021

Three electrical apprentices received electric shocks during August 2021, according to WorkSafe Queensland.


What are your embedded energy network obligations?

22 October, 2021

Many strata managers and bodies corporate are not aware of the legal and financial ramifications when using embedded energy networks.


ABB NeoGear 4-pole switchgear

20 October, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB NeoGear 4-pole switchgear offers real-time condition monitoring and predictive maintenance.


Powerline arc kills worker; injures 6

19 October, 2021

A worker died and six others received electric shocks during an incident with a harvester in July 2021.


$25K penalty for serious electric shock incident

15 October, 2021

A combined penalty of $25,000 has been issued to a director and two NSW-based companies over a serious electrical shock incident in NT.


The 10-year smoke alarm anniversary

12 October, 2021

Building and fire safety authorities in WA are reminding home owners that all smoke alarms should be replaced when they are 10 years old.


Certifications for DC isolators cancelled

08 October, 2021

Worksafe Queensland has issued an alert advising that SAA Approvals has cancelled 18 certifications for DC isolators.


Blundstone Women's Safety Series of boots

07 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Blundstone Australia Pty Ltd

Blundstone's Women's Safety Series of boots has expanded. Boot styles #883 and #887 are designed for women in trades, providing additional options for a range of industries in lightweight, airport-friendly designs.


ACT outlines plans to electrify, reduce emissions

06 October, 2021

The ACT's commitment to reduced emissions and electrifying its economy has been welcomed by the National Electrical and Communications Association.


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