Archived News for Energy Sector Professionals - January, 2014
With nuclear energy seemingly at its least popular in years, many have begun to neglect the benefits of the power source that never really made it.
Batteries made from a futuristic mix of sugars and other enzymes could power our devices in just a few years, with a new standard set by researchers in the US.
Mining companies in Western Australia will look to hire on short contracts for a while, with employment experts claiming a lull in resources recruitment continues.
Arrow Energy is expected to make some unwanted announcements this week, with reports it is preparing to wind back its commitment to the $10 billion Gladstone LNG project and sack several hundred workers.
Germany is dealing with the effects of its exit from the nuclear power game, with the country’s new energy minister looking to cut renewable subsidies to save money.
Some Australian workers have had a win for workplace dignity, with the Fair Work Commission forcing one company to switch from urine to saliva in staff drug tests.
A Western Australian wind farm has reached the end of its nominal design life, and some locals want to make sure it doesn’t take the air from their renewable sails.
The Federal Environment Minister is one of a dwindling number still in support of Australia’s Renewable Energy target, with the Prime Minister more excited about the “superabundance” of coal.
Many European counties will have an entirely new set of options for resources and energy in coming years, as a number of major projects bring the continent’s new power paradigm closer.