Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) Charging Approved For South Australia

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2022 13:19:19 +0000

A lot of EV models these days come with vehicle-to-load (V2L) capability as standard, which is pretty cool. For example, in Australia, the Hyundai IONIQ 5, the KIA EV6, the BYD Atto 3, and the MG ZS EV all come with V2L capability. V2L tech is proving that it is no longer just a nice-to-have […]

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Solar Powering South Australia Completely For Several Hours A Day

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2022 11:10:14 +0000

A week ago, all of the electricity demand in South Australia was met by solar — rooftop and utility — from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. That’s six hours of free power from the sun. Sometime this year (remember, we in the antipodes are heading into summer) all operational demand being met by renewables may […]

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EVs in Australia — State of the States

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2022 16:28:09 +0000

Year to date, 2022 has seen a 65% increase in electric vehicle sales in Australia. So, with 3 months to go and ships already arriving, will we see the fulfillment of Robyn Denholm’s prophecy that Tesla would double the number of its cars on the road by the end of the year? It looks likely. […]

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Tesla Model 3 — “But Will It Get Me To Uluru?”

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 01:22:10 +0000

Uluru tripBy David Waterworth and Adam & Tanya Philips It is a common joke amongst electric vehicle owners in Australia that some people won’t believe that an EV is worth buying unless it can get you to Uluru — the sacred heart of Australia (previously known as Ayers Rock). Well, one intrepid driver and his partner […]

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Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Dates Revealed for 2023

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 03:03:32 +0000

Adventure awaits for hundreds of bright international minds when the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge makes its return next year. A new generation of solar cars will travel 3000 kilometres between the Australian cities of Darwin and Adelaide from 20–27 October 2023. Each will be engineered, built, and driven by teams from schools and universities across […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Network for South Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2022 16:11:29 +0000

Carrying on from their founders’ vision, the Royal Automobile Association of South Australia is empowering a new generation of road adventurers by building an electric vehicle charging network. “The original members of RAA were disruptors in 1900. They pushed their primitive vehicles long distances along rough roads and uneven terrain. RAA’s founders approached local hotels […]

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Tesla Grid-Scale Battery In South Australia To Get 50% Larger

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 02:40:28 +0000

Neoen, the owner/operator of the Hornsdale battery in South Australia will expand its size by 50% by the middle of next year, further stabilizing the grid and saving utility customers money.

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Nothing Succeeds Like Success — Tesla Virtual Power Plant In South Australia Could Expand To 50,000 Homes

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 03:57:41 +0000

The Tesla virtual power plant experiment in South Australia has been an overwhelming success. Soon it may be expanded from about 1,400 homes to 50,000 homes.

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