Tag: energy

Infrastructure

Global case studies in SMART infrastructure

The need for more efficient and livable cities in Australia has led to the birth of SMART infrastructure - the integration of infrastructure assets with enabling technologies and big data analytics. With the impending arrival of fifth-generation broadband (5G) and a proliferation of SMART technologies emerging, the opportunity for developing SMART infrastructure is increasing; and…

20 Apr 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Energy & Utilities

Forecasting winners and losers in emerging digital energy tech

The Australian Technologies Competition has seen a number of “ground-breakers, risk-takers, challenge-seekers and game-changers” in the Energy space, since its inception in 2012. John O’Brien is Managing Director of the competition’s founding company Australian CleanTech, and is due to present at the Digital + Energy Summit this May in Sydney. In advance of his presentation,…

16 Apr 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Energy & Utilities

Energy Made Clean’s Mackerel Island and Meta Maya Stand Alone Power Systems

In the lead up to the 3rd annual Remote Area Power Supply Conference, we invited Sid Masilamani, Business Unit Manager - Microgrids, from Energy Made Clean, to share some insights from his presentation at the forthcoming event, later event this month in Melbourne. Sid’s presentation will focus on EMC’s Mackerel Island and Meta Maya Stand…

2 Mar 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities

Offgrid Hybrid Power Systems – Can Solar Forecasting reduce LCOE?

ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Their innovative technologies and successful business development is spearheaded by Juergen Zimmermann, who is presenting a case study about microgrid solutions and high penetration solar systems at Informa’s Remote Area Power Supply Conference, in Melbourne next month. We were delighted to have Juergen, ABB’s Business Development and…

10 Feb 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

Power source in off-grid remote areas – Which ones will be more competitive?

We recently posed the question about the outlook for future power supply in remote areas, fast forwarded ten years. Here are some views and projections from key industry experts and analysts, who are also on the speaker faculty at the 3rd Annual Remote Area Power Supply Conference next March in Melbourne. True or False: Remote micro-grids…

8 Dec 2015, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities

Will smart metering work in NSW?

Victoria recently completed the rollout of 2.8 million smart meters across the state and NSW is set to follow on this path. In late October the NSW Government announced that electricity smart meters will be installed through a market-led rollout. NSW Minister for Resources & Energy Anthony Roberts remarked: “This is a case of allowing…

5 Jan 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Meeting the rising energy demand in South East Asia

As the lone provider of power using sub-bituminous low sulfur coal for Mindanao, STEAG State Power Inc.'s (SPI) power plant accounts for about 18% of the island's electricity demand.  As energy demand in South East Asia is expected to increase by as much as 80% in the future, the Mindanao electricity mix will see the rise…

25 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Mining industry discusses market outlook for South Australia

By Neil Murphy, CEO, South Australian Freight Council and Alex Todd, Economic Development Manager, Regional Development Australia Whyalla & Eyre Peninsula  The 7th Annual Mining South Australia conference and exhibition was again held in Whyalla in late November 2013 and brought together over industry and all levels of government  to hear about the latest developments from the…

9 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Queensland oil and gas industry undergoes reforms

Queensland's oil and gas industry will undergo reforms to ensure less red tape and a simplified fee system, the state government has announced. Natural resources and mines minister Andrew Cripps unveiled the new plans yesterday (October 10), saying they will save businesses significant time and money. The changes include adjusting the Petroleum and Gas Safety…

16 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Fracking ‘the best green option of this decade’

Fracking could be one of the best green options of the decade, one industry commentator has argued. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, wrote in an article for USA Today that fracking has led to a "dramatic transition" to natural gas. This shift is important for environmentalists…

4 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Transport & Logistics

“Sustainability is about business viability, not altruism.”

Rail transport is regarded as the most viable option to make mobility more sustainable on an economical, social and environmental level. We had the chance to speak with Ash Salardini, Economist at the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) about the chances and challenges that the concept of sustainability holds for the rail industry. Question: Sustainability is…

24 Jun 2011, by Informa Australia

Planning & Design

The 9th Annual SCADA Conference – Were you there?

Did you missed out on this year's SCADA conference? If you did, watch the videos below to see what you missed out on! Now in its 9th year, the National SCADA Conference facilitated insightful debates on critical strategic, technical and business issues, for successful SCADA systems and up to date practical and competent advice to…

13 May 2010, by Informa Australia