Media Release: Redback Technologies signs on as newest API Member Company

  AUSTRALIA, Wednesday 26th April, 2017: Renewable energy business Redback Technologies has just joined as the newest member company of The Australian Power Institute (API). Redback Technologies’ Managing Director; Philip Livingston, has also joined the API Board of Directors. With API’s mission to provide quality engineering graduates to the energy industry, API is looking for input from Redback Technologies to help reinvigorate its initiatives and encourage new energy innovations within its remit.


The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) is holding the Cascading and Complex Network Failures Forum, in Melbourne, on Friday 7 April, 9:30am to 4:00pm.

  The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) is holding the Cascading and Complex Network Failures Forum, in Melbourne, on Friday 7 April, 9:30am to 4:00pm. From an emergency management and resilience perspective, the forum focuses on what can we learn from recent events, and what challenges and changes are required to successfully create resilience. The forum will be relevant to Transmission & Distribution professionals at all levels, from volunteers to senior leadership, experienced emergency managers and organisational risk managers. Find more in full article.


API signs on as first members of the Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre (TIC)!

  The TIC is managed by the University of Queensland and the benefits to API from this membership are as follows:


Award for Best Summer School Syndicate 2017!

  Each year, facilitators consisting of industry professionals, propose a case study along with a current problem/need that the industry is facing. Throughout the duration of the Summer School, delegates conduct thorough research within their area/topic in order to come up with an effective & realistic solution. This year's winners are...


Summer School 2017 underway!

  It is that time a year again for the annual API Summer School course to take place. Just yesterday 35 delegates from all over Australia joined forces in Adelaide to commence a 2 week professional development course at Mount Lofty House in the Adelaide Hills. This conference is an intensive program which will include 44 presentations from current industry professionals while providing a hands-on learning experience in a first class environment.


Connecting API Bursary Holders with CIGRE NGN Mentors

  API works closely with CIGRE's Next Generation Network (NGN) to connect power engineering undergraduates with mentors within the industry to increase collaboration and knowledge sharing across Australia. Just recently, 10 of API's Bursary Students were paired up with a mentor to discuss thesis projects, gain practical insight and prepare for their future careers within the industry.


200 Solar Cars in Schools

  Since 2012, API has supported the ATSE STELR program and is happy to announce that there is now 200 schools participating in the Solar Car Challenge! An event was held at Park Ridge SHS (200th school) on 25 OCT. Key guests at the event were Mr. Linus Power, QLD Parliament Member for Logan, Ms Sharon Amos, Principal of Park Ridge SHS, & Park Ridge SHS Head of Science, Mr Ross Bradford.


CIGRE Australia Next Generation Network

  CIGRE NGN is the first step for young engineers (up to 35 years old) to directly interact with one of the largest and most prestigious international power industry bodies and its FREE for students to join.


PowerChem Conference Newsletter

  The API PowerChem conference is the pre-eminent power station chemistry conference, exhibition and training course in the southern hemisphere which the API is proud to be able to offer to the energy industry. Find out more in the newsletter.