Star Of The South Moving Forward In Australia — At Last

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 04:09:16 +0000

A cursory look at National Electricity Market data shows that Australia is well endowed with solar power. What we lack is large amounts of wind power to displace gas and coal in the evenings. Wind is shown in green, gas in red — very appropriate colours. With a change in the federal government (from the conservative […]

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Offshore Wind — Victoria Won’t Wait

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2022 02:38:49 +0000

One Earth climate model renewable energy planVictoria, Australia, will no longer wait for coal companies and energy generators to make up their minds and take action. Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio announced this past week that the state will aim for 95% renewables by 2035. “By 2035 there will be no dirty coal generation in our state,” the minister said. The transition […]

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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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