Electrical distribution > Power quality and supply

Auroras could threaten electrical infrastructure

17 July, 2024

Spectacular auroras like the ones seen in the solar storm of May 2024 can cause damage to critical infrastructure, according to recent research.


How hydrogen is firming up critical communications

15 July, 2024

Telstra needed a way to provide a consistent electricity supply for five of its regional Victorian phone towers that are particularly vulnerable to electricity grid storm damage.


Council adopts 'Secure Power as a Service' model

10 July, 2024

Greater Shepparton City Council is working with Schneider Electric to move from a capital expenditure (CapEx) model to a fully managed service.


CyberPower Online (High-Density) UPS

05 July, 2024

CyberPower's Online (High-Density) Series of sustainable, compact and high-power UPSs are designed to provide more power and functionality in less space to better meet the demands of modern IT environments.


Marinus Link 'critical' to latest national grid plan

02 July, 2024

The planned interconnector between Tasmania and Victoria has been classified as crucial to achieving net zero in AEMO's 2024 Integrated System Plan.


MEA comes down against 'sun tax' tariff

02 July, 2024

Master Electricians Australia is warning that a new tariff on solar PV owners could act as a deterrent for those considering renewable energy systems.


Interconnected microgrids: the way of the future?

24 June, 2024

Murdoch University researchers have come up with an innovative concept to stably integrate renewable energy and EVs into the grid.


ETU slams nuclear plan

12 June, 2024

The Electrical Trades Union has taken a firm stance on Peter Dutton's nuclear power proposal, pointing to analysis from the latest GenCost report.


Ampcontrol MegaWatt Charger

05 June, 2024

Designed to support the electrification of the mining industry, the Ampcontrol MegaWatt Charger can power a range of vehicles.


Next step for Marinus Link

04 June, 2024

Environmental approvals for the proposed electricity and telecommunications interconnector between Tasmania and Victoria are now on public exhibition.


High-voltage 'zapper' could help decarbonise mining industry

31 May, 2024

UQ researchers have developed a high-voltage pulse technology that uses a short-pulsed discharge similar to a lightning strike.


Meeting demand for off-grid power generation

30 April, 2024

With power generators in high demand for civil engineering, an Australian dry hire company needed to find a quick solution to serve its customers.


An interconnected ASEAN Power Grid: report

17 April, 2024

DNV forecasts that decarbonising the energy supply across the ASEAN member states could result in a reduction of US$800 billion in costs.


What can be learnt from Victoria's severe storm event?

20 February, 2024 by Katerina Sakkas

Experts have offered insights into the extreme disruption of Victoria's power system last week, suggesting how such damage might be mitigated in future.


Ukrainian utility opts for Australian switchgear

09 February, 2024

Ukrainian utility CEK has installed reclosers from Australian company NOJA Power in order to minimise outage durations for disrupted power assets.


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