Reducing the engineering skills shortage in the generation sector
MetadataShow full item record
Power generators operate in a competitive market for skilled staff. In 2005 the Queensland generators recognised technical skill development as a critical business risk. Three universities, Central Queensland University, Queensland University of Technology and University of Queensland, have started a five year collaboration with industry to develop to deliver a world-class course work Master of Engineering curriculum in Power Generation. The universities have actively leveraged the synergies between the generators, Stanwell Corporation, CS Energy and Tarong Enegry and industry experts. The program focus is to accelerate the technical competency of power generation engineers. This paper outlines the development of the new program and discusses the operational arrangements between the University and Industry partners.
Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference 2007.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Majumder, R.; Shahnia, Farhad; Ghosh, Arindam; Ledwich, G.; zare, F. (2009)In this paper, a new power sharing control method for a microgrid with several distributed generation units is proposed. The presence of both inertial and non-inertial sources with different power ratings, maximum power ...
Comparison of different correlational techniques in estimating the total generated power of neighboring photovoltaic systemsAl-Hilfi, H.; Shahnia, Farhad; Abu-Siada, Ahmed (2016)© 2016 IEEE.Several techniques are proposed in the literature on defining the spatial and temporal correlation of a group of distributed photovoltaic systems in close proximity in order to estimate the total generated ...
Darbyshire, James (2010)In the past five years, global interest regarding the development of renewable energy technologies has significantly increased. The conventional electric power generation methods sourced from fossil fuels is now problematic, ...