Tag: electricity

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New safety code takes aim at unlicensed workers

New rules are hoped to deter dodgy businesses from hiring unlicensed workers to perform dangerous jobs. Only licensed electricians

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New interactive map shows grid hotspots for renewable energy projects

Technology will help energy network businesses further advance renewable energy project integration into the national energy grid. Energy Networks

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Heaps of jobs to go for metal operation in CQ

A multinational company is planning huge redundancies for its metal processing operations in Central Queensland. Boyne Aluminum Smelter will cut

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Work starts on $126m energy project in Far North Queensland

Work has begun on a $126 million renewable energy project in Far North Queensland. The head contractor will soon collect

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Hazelwood’s closure won’t affect power prices as much as you might think

The power station has a nameplate capacity of 1.6 gigawatts, which represents 22% of the coal-fired generation capacity in

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Wivenhoe Power Station overhaul finishes early

The $13.5 million Wivenhoe Power Station overhaul has finished four days ahead of schedule. The 85-day major overhaul at CS

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Sun, wind and battery combined for Australian first project

A world-leading project combining solar, wind and battery storage is set to be built near Hughenden in North Queensland.

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Large-scale solar projects to create more than 500 jobs

Queensland is set for a solar jobs bonanza following the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s announcement of support for six

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Infographic: The state of coal

Emil Jeyaratnam, The Conversation; James Whitmore, The Conversation; Reema Rattan, The Conversation, and Wes Mountain, The Conversation As the

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50% renewables by 2030 will create 28,000 new jobs

Sourcing half of our electricity from renewables like wind would create more than 28,000 new Australian jobs, research released

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