60 Stand-Alone Power Systems To Be Installed In South West Interconnected Network

60 Stand-Alone Power Systems To Be Installed In South West Interconnected Network

15 March 2018

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Stand-Alone Power Bring Opportunities For Western Australia Companies Victor P Taffa Up to 60 Stand-alone Power Systems to be installed in demonstration project Regional locations have been selected throughout the Western Power network Opportunities for Western Australia companies to supply equipment, systems and maintenance during the trial period […]

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90 Year Old Kent Street Weir Reopens After Refurbishment

90 Year Old Kent Street Weir Reopens After Refurbishment

09 March 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Popular Kent Street Weir Reopens To Public After $4.8 Million Revamp Victor P Taffa Historic weir reopens after $4.8 Million refurbishment WA company Ertech carried out the revamp in partnership with design company BG&E 25 Western Australians worked on the project […]

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13,641 Businesses Across New South Wales Now Have Solar Systems

13,641 Businesses Across New South Wales Now Have Solar Systems

08 March 2018

New South Wales Minister for Energy and Utilities Don Harwin New South Wales Businesses Having Their Time In The Sun Victor P Taffa New South Wales businesses big and small are leading Australia in rooftop solar installations, with nearly double the amount of solar capacity than our nearest rival. Latest Australian Photovoltaic Institute data shows […]

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Sniffer Dog Kep Gets To Work Sniffing Out Leaking Pipes

Sniffer Dog Kep Gets To Work Sniffing Out Leaking Pipes

05 March 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Water Corporation Welcomes Its First Furry And Four-Legged Employee Victor P Taffa In an Australian-first, the Water Corporation has employed its own leak detection dog Minister presents Kep with ID badge and welcomes her to the Water Corporation Kep will play an important role in helping to detect […]

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Net Exports Of Energy Up By 10 % In 2015-16

Net Exports Of Energy Up By 10 % In 2015-16

26 February 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Increased Energy Use And Increased Energy Efficiency Victor P Taffa Australian energy use increased in 2015-16, but also became more efficient according to the latest edition of the annual Energy Account released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Total net energy use increased by 5 % in 2015-16, according to […]

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Victoria Takes Action To Transform Goulburn-Murray Water

Victoria Takes Action To Transform Goulburn-Murray Water

15 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Blueprint For Transforming Goulburn-Murray Water Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is taking action to transform Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) to keep prices low for customers and irrigators and to support the future growth of the irrigation district across Northern Victoria. “We want to support GMW to ensure it can meet […]

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Victoria Condemns Federal Decision On Murray Darling Basin Plan

Victoria Condemns Federal Decision On Murray Darling Basin Plan

15 February 2018

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Statement On Murray Darling Basin Senate Vote Victor P Taffa Today (14 February) the Senate has decided to put the delivery of the Basin Plan at risk. Decision to disallow the Northern Basin Review a review approved by all states and allowed for in the Plan is a slap […]

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TAFE Electrical Scholarships Open Until 12 February 2018

TAFE Electrical Scholarships Open Until 12 February 2018

05 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Western Power Scholarships To Boost Jobs In Western Australia Energy Sector Victor P Taffa 20 electrical scholarships available at Southern Regional TAFE’s Applicants are encouraged to apply before February 12 Western Australians who are looking to kickstart a career in the energy sector are encouraged to apply for […]

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Changes To Pilbara Electricity Network Regulatory Coverage Announced By Minister

Changes To Pilbara Electricity Network Regulatory Coverage Announced By Minister

04 February 2018

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Minister Announces Regulatory Coverage Of Pilbara Electricity Network Victor P Taffa Regulatory changes will facilitate third party access to Horizon Power’s Pilbara network Horizon Power’s Pilbara electricity network stretches from Karratha to Port Hedland, serving about 16,000 customers Government will address a range of policy issues prior to […]

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Minister Welcomes 37 New Electrical Apprentices For State Of New South Wales

Minister Welcomes 37 New Electrical Apprentices For State Of New South Wales

02 February 2018

New South Wales Minister for Energy and Utilities Don Harwin Apprenticeships Hardwire Talent For Future Victor P Taffa Regional New South Wales has received a skills boost with Essential Energy appointing 37 new apprentices across the state. Minister for Energy and Utilities Don Harwin says the network operator is drawing on regional talent to solidify […]

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SA Water’s Hope Valley Water Storage Tank Upgrade Now Completed

SA Water’s Hope Valley Water Storage Tank Upgrade Now Completed

20 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter $21.6 Million Upgrade Of State’s Largest Metro Storage Tank Complete Victor P Taffa More than 100,000 residents in Adelaide’s northeast will continue to receive clean drinking water with the completion of the upgrade of SA Water’s Hope Valley water storage tank. Tank upgrade is […]

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Peterborough-Orroroo 36 Km Pipeline To Be Built

Peterborough-Orroroo 36 Km Pipeline To Be Built

20 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter New Pipeline To Improve Water Quality For Orroroo Victor P Taffa SA Water will invest approximately $12 Million to build a new 36 km pipeline from Peterborough to Orroroo to improve the quality of drinking water supplied to the town. “New Orroroo pipeline will […]

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50 Victorian Businesses Now Awarded An Energy Assessment Grant

50 Victorian Businesses Now Awarded An Energy Assessment Grant

20 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Helping Victorian Businesses Save On Energy Bills Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping more businesses reduce business costs and avoid energy waste with the 50th Victorian business awarded an Energy Assessment Grant. “We’re doing what we can to drive down electricity bills to assist […]

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Gas Report Illustrates Victoria’s Vast Offshore Resources Compared To Onshore Capability

Gas Report Illustrates Victoria’s Vast Offshore Resources Compared To Onshore Capability

16 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Resources Tim Pallas Victoria’s Rock Solid Approach To Gas Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Tim Pallas launched the first Victorian Gas Program Progress Report, with initial analysis showing Victoria’s onshore conventional gas resources are much smaller than its vast offshore resources. “Following the historic banning of fracking and coal seam gas […]

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New Directors Of Western Power Appointed By Minister

New Directors Of Western Power Appointed By Minister

08 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Minister Welcomes New Directors Of Western Power Victor P Taffa Eva Skira and Denise Goldsworthy appointed to Western Power board Energy Minister Ben Wyatt has announced changes to the Board of Western Power, with the appointment of 2 new members, Eva Skira and Denise Goldsworthy. “On behalf of […]

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Mark Darras Appointed As New Chair For Strategic Release Advisory Body

Mark Darras Appointed As New Chair For Strategic Release Advisory Body

06 January 2018

New South Wales Minister for Resources Don Harwin New Chair For Strategic Release Advisory Body Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Don Harwin has announced senior executive Mark Darras to head a body overseeing the release of areas for new gas exploration. A former Deputy and Acting Chairman of Australia Post, Mr. Darras will be […]

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Urquhart Bauxite Project To Be Granted Mining Lease

Urquhart Bauxite Project To Be Granted Mining Lease

05 January 2018

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham New Mining Lease Taps Into Queensland’s Bauxite Potential Victor P Taffa Urquhart Bauxite Project is another step closer to tapping in to 3 Billion tonnes of undeveloped bauxite and creating up to 26 Cape York jobs with the granting of its mining lease. Minister for […]

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First Round Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program Recipients Announced

First Round Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program Recipients Announced

01 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss Investing In The Bush And Creating Jobs On Country Victor P Taffa Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources, Lauren Moss announced the recipients of the first round of the Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program, delivering another election promise. “Grants program is part of the Territory […]

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Swanbank E Gas-Fired Power Station Switched Back On By Minister

Swanbank E Gas-Fired Power Station Switched Back On By Minister

29 December 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham All Systems Go At Swanbank E Power Station Victor P Taffa Swanbank E gas-fired power station near Ipswich is up and running again, to help secure power supply for another Queensland summer and put more downward pressure on power bills. Energy Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham was at Swanbank today, […]

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Treasurer Announces Changes To Board Of Territory Generation

Treasurer Announces Changes To Board Of Territory Generation

28 December 2017

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Changes To Board Of Territory Generation Victor P Taffa Treasurer Nicole Manison announced changes to the Board of Territory Generation. Treasurer Manison said it is vital Territory Generation are able to respond effectively to the challenges of a dynamic energy landscape as the Territory moves towards the election commitment of […]

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