18 Results for tag Backup Power

Will LNG Overtake Coal as Australia’s Primary Energy Resource?

Shutdowns, cutbacks and other actions characteristic of contraction are common among many of Australia’s mines. The minerals boom has passed, and many decision-makers are learning that a significant number of operations are no longer feasible. Coal mines are no exception to this depreciation. According to IBISWorld, Australia’s black coal mining sector has experienced negative annual […] ... Read More

What Role Does LNG Play in Queensland’s Energy Supply?

Energy production continues to diversify across Australia as more companies seek the benefits of renewable energy such as solar power systems. Another option that is rising in popularity is liquefied natural gas (LNG) which, according to the Australian government, is widely known as a safe, convenient and clean form of energy. Moreover, liquefying natural gas […] ... Read More

New Solar Farm Positions Queensland as the Sunshine State

Australia’s commitment to developing a solar-powered national grid continues to grow following news that Queensland will be home to one of the country’s largest facilities.   The project is yet another addition to Australia’s growing renewable energy portfolio, setting the standard for future investment in the sector. With both residential and industrial developments viable platforms for the addition […] ... Read More

Can Sports Stadiums Benefit from Renewable Energy Investment?

Australia has a proud sporting heritage, and is home to some of the most famous stadiums in the Southern Hemisphere. After all, it’s hard to imagine an Australian summer without a game of cricket being played at the MCG. As hosts to some of the country’s most important sports matches, high-profile concerts and other large […] ... Read More

World-Class Australian LNG Project to Receive Final Power Solution Component

Media Release – Thursday 18 February, 2016 For Immediate Release Today, Australia and New Zealand’s leading power solutions provider, MPower dispatched the final critical component to complete two 2.1 megawatt emergency generators for the world-class Ichthys LNG Project. The last of two 20 tonne radiators will be shipped from Sydney and assembled onto the Central […] ... Read More

LNG Integral to Australia’s Future

Australia’s economy will continue to be defined by the mineral resources industry for the foreseeable future, with the liquid natural gas (LNG) sector responsible for a notable boost to its outlook. Increases in exploration should result in a healthy industry that will contribute positively to the country’s economy and result in both new offshore structures and upgrades to existing ones. Offshore […] ... Read More

Businesses Left Behind Without Solar

The recent announcement of the national Renewable Energy Target appears to have lit a fire under project managers throughout the country, with solar power systems beginning to dominate the energy market. According to the country’s Clean Energy Regulator there are already almost 2.4 million small-scale renewable energy installations spread across Australia – more than half of […] ... Read More

Final Components for two 1.9MW Emergency Generators Shipped to South Korea for World-Class Project

Media Release – Friday 2 September 2015 For Immediate Release Leading oil and gas power solutions provider, MPower has dispatched the final critical components to complete two 1.9MW emergency generator sets, custom designed and constructed for the world-class Ichthys Project Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading facility (FPSO). In April 2013, MPower was awarded the contract […] ... Read More

Widespread Off-Grid Generation Expected to be Commonplace by 2020

The potential for off-grid renewable generation is set to continue growing in the coming years, as the technology to enable these changes becomes more widespread. In remote areas like outback and regional Australia, these generation solutions have the potential to provide a unique energy alternative for organisations. Recent research, conducted by the Alternative Energy Association, has […] ... Read More

Grid Flexibility the Future for Electrical Networks

The existing electrical grid model – of centralised power generation feeding into a network of homes and businesses – is set to be slowly replaced. In the future, grids are likely to become smarter, more flexible and contain multiple points of generation, storage and consumption, across a network of interconnected systems. This is the finding […] ... Read More

Australian Natural Gas Predicted to Keep Growing

Australia’s oil and gas industry is continuing to move from strength to strength, with a strong pipeline of projects either beginning extraction in the future or currently under exploration. As a result, a number of sources are predicting Australia will emerge as a major leader in hydrocarbon exploitation, with production of natural gas rivalling that […] ... Read More

Combined Heating and Power an Area of Rapid Growth

Globally, the demand for combined heating and power generation technologies is increasing rapidly, as businesses look to improve their operations and reduce running costs. With many factories and industrial sites requiring both heating and electricity generation, combining these into a single cogeneration system often leads to substantial savings. This has been highlighted in a recent […] ... Read More

Oil and Gas Projects Embrace Innovation

The oil and gas industry is rapidly shifting its focus towards innovation and finding unique solutions to the challenges it faces. As well as new ways to access resources, companies are also looking to develop new energy solutions that can manage the variety of energy challenges they encounter. This new interest in innovation, across the […] ... Read More

MPower Celebrates Factory Testing Milestone of 20MW

Media Release – Wednesday 12 March, 2014 For Immediate Release Australia and New Zealand’s leading integrated power solutions provider, MPower, has reached one of its largest milestones to date, factory testing a combined 20MW of power systems over the summer period of 2013/2014. This record combines some of the company’s largest commercial, oil, gas and […] ... Read More

MPower Dispatches 4.2MW Generators for World-Class Australian Project

Media Release – Tuesday 16 December, 2014 For Immediate Release Australian owned and operated power solutions provider MPower has designed and engineered power generation for the past 30 years, integrating solutions to suit critical applications for oil, gas, mining and commercial industries. Recently the power generation provider reached a major milestone, factory testing and dispatching […] ... Read More

MPower to Service Critical Infrastructure for Network Provider

Media Release – Monday 19 January, 2015 For Immediate Release MPower, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific’s leading power solutions provider has been awarded a contract from network provider, Essential Energy as primary contractor to deliver preventative and reactive maintenance of UPS and generators to more than 110 sites across greater New South Wales. The […] ... Read More

MPower – Powering Campbelltown Hospital’s $139 million Redevelopment

Media Release – 26 June, 2013 For Immediate Release Australia’s leading integrated power solutions provider, MPower is pleased to announce a working partnership with Stowe Australia to design, install and commission a standby generator system for Campbelltown Hospital. Campbelltown Hospital is a major medical facility located within the south west of Sydney and is part […] ... Read More

MPower Secures 5.4MW Blackstart Generators Contract

Media Release – Friday 16 August, 2013 For Immediate Release MPower, Australia and New Zealand’s leading power generation provider is pleased to announce the award of a contract with Forge Group Power to supply, assist in installation and commission three 1.8MW black-start generators for BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Yarnima Power Station Project, located in Western […] ... Read More

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