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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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The Broader View of Sustainability

Dom Dowling, Head of Sustainability & Risk for EDL, was invited to share his thoughts on sustainability trends with Energy Tech Review. With his diverse professional background and significant breadth of knowledge on the sustainability agenda, Dom was able to offer his view that sustainability is about more than just carbon emissions. He discussed the…

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Energy and Mines Australia Summit 2023

EDL’s Head of Growth, Jason Dickfos, is guest speaker at the Energy and Mines Australia Summit 2023, in Perth, Western Australia. Now in its 7th year, the Energy and Mines Australia Summit brings together leaders from the energy industry to discuss the latest insights and strategies for realising net-zero targets. Jason will speak about EDL’s…

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Jabiru: helping secure the Northern Territory’s energy future

In the remote off-grid township of Jabiru in the Northern Territory, EDL is the developer, owner and operator of a hybrid renewable power station. The station is providing energy to thousands of local residents for the long term as they transition away from their mining legacy, to their future as a tourism and services hub….

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