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6 June 2019

Creating new, connected consumer experiences in the Australian energy sector

With energy being a front-page issue in Australia and often wrapped up in public policy debate, consumer trust in the industry has never been lower.
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Sydney Water announces new Chief Executive Officer

Sydney Water Chairman, Bruce Morgan, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer for Sydney Water.
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Zali Steggall to present on new policy ideas at energy storage event

New Member for Warringah, Zali Steggall, will join Australian political and industry representatives to discuss the future of energy storage at the Australian Energy Storage (AES) 2019 Conference and Exhibition on June 13-14.

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World-first battery project to reduce emissions

A world-first innovative battery project is set to reduce carbon emissions by 20 per cent from the Darwin Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility’s power generation.

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Rise of the machines: drone inspections take off

One of the long-running challenges for utilities in managing their assets has been finding ways to easily access, survey and inspect their networks. The introduction of drone technology is providing network owners with new perspectives on their assets in unprecedented detail, and Zinfra is now offering drones as part of its asset inspection services on a routine basis.
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Aldoga solar farm hits major milestone

Gladstone, Queensland, is closer to hosting one million solar panels with the independent Coordinator-General approving Acciona Energy’s proposed 762-hectare Aldoga solar farm application in the city’s State Development Area.

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Ozpipe XIX to boost knowledge of plastic pipes systems

The Plastics Industry Pipe Association of Australia (PIPA) has announced that papers delivered at Ozpipe XIX Conference will enhance understanding of the advantages of plastic pipe systems among numerous user groups.

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Pre-sale tickets available now for Asset Management for Critical Infrastructure

Tickets are now on sale for the third Asset Management for Critical Infrastructure Conference, running from 20–21 August at Swissôtel in Sydney, the event will bring together leading experts from the utility and infrastructure industries to discuss the biggest issues, challenges and opportunities in the space.

The conference is Australia's fastest growing asset management event, featuring new targeted streams focusing on inspection and condition monitoring and the implementation of ISO 55000.

Save over $1000 with heavily discounted pre-sale tickets if you book before 21 July.

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Endeavour Energy CEO resigns

Endeavour Energy Chairman, Robert Webster, has announced that Tony Narvaez is stepping down as CEO of the company.

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Changing the image of sewage treatment: Organica food chain reactors

Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge Plants (IFAS) rely on the use of a media on which a biofilm is grown, resulting in a compact footprint as a majority of the biomass is fixed to a high surface area as opposed to being suspended.

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South East Queensland’s Somerset Dam hydroelectric plant is back producing renewable energy after the completion of a major $11 million refurbishment.


NSW Government appoint new Chief Water Officer

The Managing Director of a major NSW water utility has been appointed the new Chief Water Officer for the NSW Government, effective 1 July 2019.

Water of Origin winner announced>>

Largest sewer installation a major milestone for South East Water

South East Water has reached a major milestone with the installation and commissioning of one of its largest pressure sewerage installations to date.


$19 million sustainable hydrogen strategy for Queensland

The Queensland Government has released the new $19 million Queensland Hydrogen Industry Strategy 2019–2024 to assist in developing a world-class sustainable hydrogen industry.


Queensland continues to drive gas policy

The Queensland Government continues to drive national gas policy, with more companies seeking domestic gas and more exploration licences to tackle onshore shortages.


AGL appoints permanent Chief Financial Officer

AGL Energy has announced the appointment of a permanent Chief Financial Officer (CFO), following an extensive search process.


Australian renewables investment continues to reduce emissions

New research from the Australia Institute Climate and Energy Program shows that despite no adequate national climate and energy policy, ongoing investment in renewable energy generation continues to reduce Australia’s electricity sector emissions.

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