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Energy and Mines Australia Summit 2024

EDL’s General Manager for Remote Energy, Geoff Hobley, was a guest speaker at the Energy and Mines Australia Summit 2024, held on 7-8 May in Perth, Western Australia. The theme for this year’s 8th Energy and Mines Australia Summit was ‘The Decarbonised Mine’, with energy companies and miners seeking to advance their focus from target…

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Australian mining’s growing attraction for islanded renewable power solutions

Improving technology and reduced costs is making it more viable for mining operations to incorporate renewable power generation into their overall energy mix. Off grid, or islanded power solutions are becoming increasingly attractive as the cost of upgrading and replacing transmission networks surge. EDL is an Independent Power Producer (IPP), and works with customers to…

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EDL’s decade long journey of empowering women in trades

In 2014, EDL National Maintenance Facility Manager, Neil King, embarked on a journey to redefine the landscape of trades by fostering gender diversity. Initially faced with challenges in attracting female candidates for mechanical apprenticeships, EDL’s commitment to change began with a single apprenticeship offered to a young lady from Dapto High School. The turning point…

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Breaking barriers for parents in the workforce

Pamela Johnson was three-and-a-half months pregnant when she applied for her role with EDL. After disclosing her pregnancy during the recruitment process, Pamela was unsure if she would be considered a desirable candidate and concerned about how she could manage maternity leave when her baby was due. But EDL’s General Manager of Technical Services, Jenny…

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Cullerin Range wind farm fire investigation outcome

On January 5, 2023 a wind turbine at EDL’s Cullerin Range Wind Farm in regional New South Wales overheated and caught fire. There were no injuries, and the Rural Fire Service were immediately notified. As the operations and maintenance provider of Cullerin Range Wind Farm, Vestas, has been working closely with EDL and regulatory authorities…

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EDL STEPtembering across the globe for a very good cause

The team at EDL are mid-way through their most active month of the year – STEPtember – when many employees have significantly increased their daily exercise activity. While STEPtember presents a great opportunity to fine-tune fitness levels before heading into the end-of-year celebration season, there is a much more personal cause driving EDL, and that…

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Jabiru wins Engineers Australia Excellence Award, Northern Division

EDL’s Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Power Station has won Project of the Year at the Engineers Australia Excellence Awards – People & Projects Northern Division, held in Darwin on Thursday, 7 September. EDL CEO James Harman said the award recognised a project that has reliably delivered renewable power to the residents of Jabiru since the power…

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Jabiru celebrates first 500 days of solar power with new conservation partnership

Conservation efforts in the environmentally sensitive Jabiru region will be boosted following an announcement today that sustainable energy producer EDL, the Northern Territory Government and Parks Australia have partnered with the Djurrubu Rangers on the ‘Karnabarradj’ Project. The project involves critical work to protect 1000 hectares of endangered black-footed tree-rat habitat through the implementation of…

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EDL and partners commence operations at renewable natural gas (RNG) plant in Ohio, USA

Global sustainable energy producer EDL and key project stakeholders Republic Services, NW Natural Renewables and Pennant Midwest have commenced operations at the Limestone Renewable Natural Gas Facility (RNG) near Youngstown, OH. EDL has upgraded an existing landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) power plant to an RNG facility near Republic Services’ Carbon Limestone Landfill. The new facility is…

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