Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 per cent renewable energy, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU). Lead researcher Professor Andrew Blakers from ANU said the zero-emissions grid would mainly rely on wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, with … Continue reading Hydro storage tops Australia’s renewable options
SEW-EURODRIVE’s DriveACADEMY training courses – which incorporate basic theoretical principles and practical exercises – are designed to prepare motor and drive users for tasks and problems they may face during any given working day.
Dewesoft’s new VIBRO-KIT is designed for simulating rotating machinery measurements. One of its many applications would be in educational settings, such as schools and university laboratories by providing a playground for countless experiments.
The Board of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has appointed Ian Learmonth as its new Chief Executive Officer, to replace outgoing CEO Oliver Yates.
Power management company Eaton has today announced the launch of its annual Blackout Tracker Report for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), which has revealed 3 million people were affected by more than 240 power outages in 2016.
Infigen Energy has announced that it would proceed to construction of the 113.2 MW Bodangora wind farm near Wellington in New South Wales.
Upsolar, a leading module producer and photovoltaic (PV) solution provider, has announced a new office branch in Sydney opening Upsolar Australia.
Energy management technology and services company Energy Action has announced the appointment of Ivan Slavich as Chief Executive Officer, effective 3 April 2017.
The electronics industry is in the midst of a major paradigm shift ranging from the introduction of limited stretchability through to ultra-elastic and conformable wearable electronics, says research company IDTechEx.
UK autonomous vehicle designer RDM Group plans to trial its ‘Pod Zero’ vehicles in South Australia, and to establish a base at Adelaide’s Tonsley Innovation District.
For applications where a low-noise energy chain, high dynamics or very low abrasion is required, motion plastics specialist igus has developed the E6.1 series of energy chains.
The advent of the Internet of Things will result in a complete overhaul of industrial operations.
After a three-year legal battle, Schneider Electric has successfully defended its iconic brand, Clipsal, from intellectual property infringement by Clipso Electrical.
Scientists have developed new measurement methods for a specialised, state-of-the-art rheometer that will have wide applications in academic research and industry.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company claims that by 2019, 77 per cent of organisations in Australia will have some form of IoT in place, according to its latest global study, ‘The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow’.
RS Components (RS) has announced availability of two connectors from Amphenol that are designed to meet the rigorous demands of use in hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs).
Diverseco, an Australian integrated measurement, packaging and product inspection solutions provider, has announced its acquisition of Robot Technologies/Systems Australia (RTA).
Bestech Australia has introduced the confocalDT2471 HS, a fast confocal chromatic controller for measuring principle, displacements, distances and thickness in the glass and electronics industry.
Faro has announced a new addition to its Vantage Laser Tracker product line, suited for applications such as quality inspection, tool-building, alignment and reverse engineering.
Emerson Automation Solutions has introduced the Roxar MPFM 2600 M multiphase flow meter, a flexible and easily manageable wellhead measurement solution for direct and continuous wellhead multiphase flow monitoring needs.