28 Results for tag Power Generation

How to Assess a Location for Renewable Energy Installations

The demand for renewable energy solutions around Australia has stretched beyond just solar power systems, with a range of different installations all contributing to create more sustainable developments.  However, not all options will be suitable for every type of structure, meaning project managers and engineers would do well to consult renewable energy experts to ensure […] ... Read More

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

How can Mining Benefit From Renewable Energy?

While non-renewable energy remains a key part of mining processes, the industry is starting to see the benefits of generating and storing it. With solar power re-defining energy across the country, it’s no wonder the mining sector is also turning to renewable power. This is highlighted by a recent mining project which has been heralded as Australia’s […] ... 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

Rooftop Solar the key to Renewable Energy Development

Australia’s growing population is creating a need for further accommodation, sparking investment in residential development. However, the country’s project managers will have to deal with significant challenges in order to ensure these developments are sustainable. One of the easiest – and now the cheapest – methods of achieving this with renewable energy involves rooftop solar panels. […] ... 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

Australian Offshore LNG Projects Gather Steam

How does the LNG sector rely on electricity solutions? As long as there is international demand for it, Australia will continue to rely on the offshore liquid natural gas (LNG) sector as a key component of its mineral extraction industry. These developments require tailored gas power systems to ensure operating environments for gas producers are both safe and efficient […] ... Read More

Energy Storage Set to Define Renewable Future

The world’s solar use is rapidly evolving. While it was previously limited to installations that utlised the sun’s energy to power devices immediately, the future lies in storing this output for selective needs. There are a number of benefits to this method, with battery storage products allowing solar energy to be used either as backup generators […] ... Read More

How Will Battery Storage Grow in the Future?

Solar power has already proven itself as the renewable generation method of choice throughout Australia, finding a number of uses throughout commercial and residential applications. Now, it’s time for the supporting technology to take the next step. Battery storage is set to give solar power even greater value to homes and businesses. At their core, these devices […] ... 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

Natural Gas Set to be a $55 Billion Industry

 Australia’s natural gas sector has already recorded substantial growth and is only going to keep expanding in the coming years. That’s according to new research by Accenture, which has considered how the country’s liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector is going to evolve. According to the report, Australia’s LNG sector is predicted to add $55 billion to Australia’s […] ... Read More

Natural Gas a Growing Sector

Australia has rapidly become a leader in the natural gas space, and is expected to continue growing over coming years as new projects come online to meet international demand. Driving this increase in demand is a significant upswing in imports from East Asian economies. The scope of this growth has been underscored by recent research […] ... Read More

Australia has the Potential for Widespread Renewable Adoption: ANU

The growth of renewables and other innovative power solutions is being driven by a number of different motivations. These range from the investment homeowners and businesses make to cut costs to the desire to limit the country’s carbon emissions. Driven by these different motivations, the country has the potential to substantially increase the amount of […] ... 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

Commercial Solar a Growing Area in Australia

While residential installations of solar panels have held steady, the commercial sector is seeing increasing levels of investment in large-scale solar power generation to offset mains electricity use. There are a number of trends underlying the development of new solar capacity in the country. As well as the overall cost of these systems decreasing, larger […] ... Read More

Solar Power Comes to the Pacific

The Pacific Islands face a variety of energy challenges – not least of all the high costs that come from relying on traditional fuels like diesel. While this might seem like a significant barrier to development, countries in the Pacific are working in partnership with international organisations to embrace solar power. This shift was recently […] ... 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

Another win for MPower – two contracts for INPEX Ichthys Gas Project

Media Release – Wednesday 24 April, 2013 For Immediate Release Australian owned and operated oil and gas power provider, MPower is pleased to announce the acquisition of two contracts to design, construct and commission emergency power systems for the world-class Ichthys Project, located in the waters off Western Australia. Against international competition, the first of […] ... 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 Cleans up at the Inaugural Renewable Energy Technology Challenge

Media Release – Tuesday 3 September, 2013 For Immediate Release Australia and New Zealand’s leading power solutions provider, MPower has won first prize in the Renewable Energy Technology Challenge hosted by the Government of Western Australia, Department of Commerce and energy provider Horizon Power. The challenge called for innovative solutions that would enable greater renewable […] ... Read More

MPower Dispatches 5.4MW Blackstart Generators for Yarnima Power Station

Media Release – Monday 10 February, 2014 For Immediate Release MPower, Australia and New Zealand’s leading integrated power solutions provider has dispatched three 1.8MW black-start generators for the Yarnima Power Station project in Western Australia. The logistics and extensive work health and safety requirements surrounding the movement of the generators was challenging and required careful […] ... Read More

Australia’s energy market expected to continue evolving

Australia’s energy market is continuing to change rapidly, as a number of different factors begin to affect the country’s energy market. Substantial changes across the industry in areas like solar battery storage systems are radically changing the way organisations consume energy, with a substantial impact on the grid as a whole. So what does the […] ... Read More

Cloud tracking the key to effective solar power

As the amount of electricity generated by solar power increases across Australia, it is becoming increasingly important for businesses with large arrays of solar panels to understand how cloud cover is affecting their generation. In fact, research from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) found that cloud cover is one of the biggest […] ... Read More

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