All posts by Syed Shah

Most heavy industry services to keep going in Victoria amid COVID-19 restrictions

Most heavy industry and critical manufacturing sectors will continue to operate in Victoria despite Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions. While Premier Daniel Andrews has announced state lockdown measures, and certain manufacturing sectors such as woodworks, textiles, clothing and appliances have been shut down for six weeks, most sectors will still go ahead with safety measures in … Continue reading Most heavy industry services to keep going in Victoria amid COVID-19 restrictions

AEMO : Transition to renewables without new gas

A new report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) shows that Australia’s largest grid can rapidly transition to renewable energy, with the modelling showing coal can be rapidly replaced with no need for any new gas-fired generation. The AEMO 2020 Integrated System Plan, which was released in July, reportedly shows a clear pathway for a … Continue reading AEMO : Transition to renewables without new gas

Amira Global welcomes $20m robotics funding

Amira Global has welcomed a $20 million investment by the West Australian government into the development of a robotics and automation test facility and precinct at Neerabup, north of Perth. The funding will assist with setting up the Neerabup Automation and Robotics test facility, a major Amira Global initiative designed to support research and development, … Continue reading Amira Global welcomes $20m robotics funding

Researchers focus on improving renewable connections to the grid

A new study that will explore how to best integrate renewable energy technology to help strengthen unstable parts of Australia’s energy grid is being backed by the federal government through a grant of $495,680 that will be provided to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to the Monash University’s Grid Innovation Hub. Large renewable resources, … Continue reading Researchers focus on improving renewable connections to the grid