Australian Battery Technology Firm Relectrify Achieves World-First Certification For Cell-Level Control In Commercial Battery Product

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 14:27:32 +0000

As at the end of December 2022, there were over 27 million EVs cumulatively sold around the world over the past decade or so (excluding 2- and 3-wheelers). More than 13 million EVs are expected to be added to the global fleet this year, meaning that by the end of this year, there will have […]

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Mixed Reactions to Fully Charged Sydney

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 03:52:03 +0000

MG4 EVWas Australia ready for Fully Charged? Mixed reactions are coming from people who attended Robert Llewellyn’s first foray into Australia — Fully Charged Sydney. It appears that the public were eager and thirsty for knowledge, but the event was ignored by most of the news media and there was a notable absence of the legacy […]

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Energy Insecurity

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 18:24:24 +0000

Energy InsecurityOne of the lessons that countries are learning from the current war in Ukraine is that centralised power generation creates energy vulnerability, and therefore energy insecurity. In a despicable move against the civilians of Ukraine, Russia has targeted energy infrastructure. Wars have been fought over access to energy sources for centuries, and energy generation can […]

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Copperstring 2 — Coal Money To Buy 6-Gigawatt Renewable Project

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2023 04:57:00 +0000

CleanTechnica-Solar-Panel-Farm-1-scaled watermarkIn a massive irony, the Queensland Labour government will use increased taxes on coal miners to buy and complete the 1,000 km high-voltage network – Copperstring 2. These transmission lines will connect the solar- and wind-rich areas of northwestern Queensland with the industrial hub of Townsville. The communities of Mt Isa (a mining powerhouse), Cloncurry, […]

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Electrifying The Fleet … On The Water

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2023 19:35:50 +0000

Malcolm Betts of Betts Boat Electrics invited us down to the yacht capital of the Gold Coast at Coomera to show us how he is working to electrify a fleet of medium size yachts. We were joined by Jon Day, who will soon be publishing a video of the experience on YouTube. We explored 4 […]

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When Is It The Right Time To Buy An Electric Car?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2023 14:24:07 +0000

Now? Or never? A whole range of answers come forth when you ask the question “When is it the right time to buy an electric car?” I recently spoke with a young man who is keen to go electric. He is currently driving an old Honda Accord and it finally broke down. Yes, he’s exulted. […]

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Charger Problem Solving in Oz

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 08:00:01 +0000

You still have to plan well and use charger problem solving skills when undertaking a long trip in Australia due to incomplete charging networks, as we have previously written about here and here. Arthur and Laurel Hunt recently made a return trip from Yeppoon in Central Queensland to southern Tasmania in their three-year old Tesla […]

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Truck Stops Are Very Big In America — Could Battery Swapping Be An Option For Charging All Those Trucks?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 18:05:15 +0000

One of my favorite musicians is the legendary Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo, from Zimbabwe. Due to the heated political environment in Zimbabwe in the early 2000s (it still is, you can say), Thomas Mapfumo moved to the US.  Although he had traveled to perform in the US several times before settling there, I assume […]

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