How To Not Die In The Bush In Tesla Model 3 (Installing Solar Farms) — 5 Lessons For Dummies

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 18:27:00 +0000

Bushfires. Floods. Droughts. Cyclones. Welcome to Australia! It is a vast, diverse country that demands total respect. Clark is an electrician who travels to remote solar farms in the Darling Downs region on a weekly basis from his home in Brisbane. He drives his Tesla Model 3 SR+ over 700 … [continued]

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Xpeng Announces Expansion Into Australia; Appoints TrueEV As Exclusive Partner

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 23:05:47 +0000

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — TrueEV, an advocate for electric vehicle (EV) adoption, is proud to announce its exclusive partnership with leading smart electric vehicle company XPENG (NYSE: XPEV and HKEX: 9868). This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the Australian automotive market with the launch of luxurious and technologically advanced EV … [continued]

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Plug & Play Ozdiy Electric Ute Conversions

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 13:39:49 +0000

After hearing Jo’s story about the restoration and conversion of Peppermint Pattie, I thought I would check in with Graeme Manietta at OZDIY to see what he is up to these days. He tells me that OZDIY is currently designing solutions for battery pack upgrades for the Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan … [continued]

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Are Tesla Sales Slowing Down Under?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 23:31:08 +0000

The mainstream media would have us believe that electric cars are facing stagnating demand. No doubt they will be encouraged by the drop in Tesla sales March to April. In April 2024, Tesla Australia delivered 2077 vehicles (1166 Model Y and 911 Model 3), a drop compared to over 6000 … [continued]

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Peppermint Pattie Conversion — Powered by OZDIY

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 12:34:52 +0000

Converting a classic petrol-powered car to electric is a time consuming and expensive business. CleanTechnica has published many articles about the practice. Here’s a recent one about a Mazda Bongo van conversion. Some begin the process and never finish. Peppermint Pattie is a love story, true romance told in the … [continued]

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Tesla Cars Should Have V2L Capability

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 04 May 2024 03:57:22 +0000

I was interested to read in CleanTechnica (regarding Tesla layoffs and slowing demand) that Tesla sales have slowed in the USA in recent months, although they are still accelerating in Australia. My wife and I have enjoyed owning a Tesla Model 3 SR+ for four years and have even completed … [continued]

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Two EVs For The Price Of One!

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 03 May 2024 03:50:54 +0000

Recently at a Coffee, Cake and EVs morning, a friend told me how he had just bought a Great Wall ORA Cat for only AU$30,000! That’s cheaper than a petrol Corolla! Mind you, the AU$6,000 government rebate helped. The ORA Cat was launched a year ago for $46,000 as the … [continued]

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Electricity From Carbon Dioxide

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 03 May 2024 02:43:30 +0000

When I first read about the work of the University of Queensland research team claiming to create electricity from CO2, my initial thought was that this was a cross between a fossil fuel funded beatup and a fairytale. But, digging deeper, and talking with Dr Zhuyuan Wang of UQ’s ARC … [continued]

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Australian Outback Postie Goes Electric

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 23:57:40 +0000

The Australian Outback can be rugged, dusty, and dangerous. But parts of it are quite flat, very suitable terrain for the Benzina Zero Duo electric delivery vehicle. So, when Ben Silver spoke to me about a postie in Longreach converting from four-stroke petrol mail delivery bikes to electric, I thought … [continued]

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Wind Power in Australia’s Energy Transition

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 15:30:49 +0000

A glance at the open National Electricity Market widget tells the story of Australia’s energy transition. We are still dependent on coal for almost half of our generation needs. Solar is major, wind power is minor. Gas is a constant irritation. But things are changing — obvious for those who … [continued]

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