The Western Australian government will invest $3.7 million in capital works to improve training facilities in the areas of automation, cybersecurity, health, social assistance, and building and construction. The facility enhancements are to take place at North Metropolitan TAFE’s Clarkson and Joondalup campuses. Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) campus will receive a $356,000 upgrade to support the … Continue reading Automation and cybersecurity facility upgrades at Perth’s North Metropolitan TAFE
The Western Australian government has launched its strategy to support export growth in the areas of battery minerals, materials, technologies and expertise. The Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy was announced by WA premier Mark McGowan and state mines and petroleum minister Bill Johnston this week. McGowan said that increased demand for electric vehicles and energy … Continue reading WA government launches battery industry strategy
The Western Australian government has awarded $330,000 to 11 PhD fellowship winners working on innovative STEM projects. The funding for the Science Industry Fellowship program comes out of the state goverment’s $16.7 million New Industries Fund, which aims at supporting new businesses and diversifying the Western Australian economy. Among the projects that are being funded … Continue reading WA government provides funds for STEM research projects
Works have commenced at the site of a future lithium hydroxide processing plant at Kemerton, near Bunbury in Western Australia, following state government approvals. Abermarle Corporation’s plant will be located in the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area, the South-West’s largest strategic industrial area, which is designed for major downstream processing industries that add value to the … Continue reading Works begin at site of new WA lithium hydroxide processing plant
Four years ago West Australia-based power utility Horizon Power saw that the electricity industry was in a state of flux and decided it wanted to be at the leading edge even it meant being a little unconventional. “Our plan included customers generating their own energy,” said Horizon Power’s Mike Houlahan. “We wanted customers to use … Continue reading Why embracing disruption is a good thing
The West Australian town of Kalbarri will be home to the nation’s largest microgrid, which will integrate distributed solar, a 1.7MW wind farm and 2MWh battery system.
Carnegie Wave Energy has been awarded $2.5 million by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to build the world’s first solar, battery and wave integrated microgrid project in Western Australia.
Designed to bring industry and researchers together, Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE) Centre has been officially opened by Western Australian Premier, Colin Barnett, and is a three-way partnership between Cisco, Curtin University and energy company, Woodside.