Archived News for Energy Sector Professionals - March, 2013
The Federal Government has announced it will implement greater environmental protection for water resources impacted by coal seam gas and large coal mining developments.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released four consultant reports to inform its review of the state of energy retail competition in New South Wales, prior to its first public forum on 20 March.
Rail logistics giant Aurizon and GVK Hancock have announced the signing of a new agreement to deliver a multi-million joint rail and port infrastructure project to unlock the massive coal reserves of Queensland’s Galilee Basin.
The Northern Territory Government has announced it has secured over $10 million worth of water piping to support future growth of oil and gas developments at Middle Arm and Blaydin Point.
The Australian energy market is uniquely poised for massive changes in its production, according to the Clean Energy Council's Chief Executive David Green.
Claims by the coal seam gas industry that the recent sector reform in NSW will quash the energy market and drive up prices are overblown and the bluff should be called, according to a collaboration of clean energy experts.
The Federal Government has announced a $1.86 million grant to help Melbourne’s Semitech Semiconductor develop technology to reduce the cost of photovoltaic systems, making them more affordable and practical for homes and businesses.
The value of mineral and petroleum exploration in South Australia has cracked the $600 million mark for the first time, according to the latest figures released by the State Government.
The Universities of Queensland (UQ), Sydney, Newcastle and New South Wales have been awarded a $3.3 million CSIRO grant to investigate the most economically efficient energy network of Australia’s future.
Billions of dollars worth of investment stands to be unlocked in South Australia’s Spencer Gulf following the announcement of a Federal, State and Local government collaboration.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has introduced a new single regulatory compliance mark (RCM), aimed at illustrating a device’s compliance with telecommunications, radiocommunications and electromagnetic compatibility standards.
Queensland Minister for Energy, Mark McArdle, has said that energy market reforms currently being developed will save the State’s suppliers billions of dollars.