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Articles by Nigel Morris

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The trials, tribulations and absolute joys of electric motorcycling

The trials, tribulations and absolute joys of electric motorcycling

It’s been almost 5 years since I swapped from a petrol engined motorcycle to an all electric Zero. Since then I’ve travelled 32,767km at an average cost of 1.5c per km.

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Electric motorcycles: Evangelical BS, or the future incarnate?

Electric motorcycles: Evangelical BS, or the future incarnate?

Are electric bikes just an early adopter pipe dream? Are they decades away from dominance?

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Why 2.6GWh of battery storage is achievable in next few years

Why 2.6GWh of battery storage is achievable in next few years

It has been argued that the CSIRO’s report was “a stitch up” for renewables, and very obviously designed to downplay the benefits, even though almost every scenario the role of renewables resulted in benefits..

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A short history of electric vehicle evolution

A short history of electric vehicle evolution

Ted Dillard’s must read book about the history of electric motorcycles has captured a much wider and more profound story.

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25 years on, solar industry finds itself in midst of historic moment

25 years on, solar industry finds itself in midst of historic moment

Australia’s solar pioneers gather to mark 25 years in industry. “We set out to change the world and it is now unassailably and permanently changed.”

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What is seven times Zero? A highly-charged electric motorbike gathering

What is seven times Zero? A highly-charged electric motorbike gathering

The Kramer experiment – flying through the air on sweet winding roads on our Zeros, and our 100% electric motorbike trip.

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Electric motorcycling and the Kramer Experiment

Electric motorcycling and the Kramer Experiment

To celebrate the EV festival happening in Newcastle, our growing gang will jump on our Zero electric motorbikes and set out to push the boundaries of ev use yet again

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Have we massively underestimated the battery storage market?

Have we massively underestimated the battery storage market?

Newly released survey data suggests we may have dramatically underestimated the take up of battery storage in Australia.

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7 things NSW solar customers should consider as premium tariffs end

7 things NSW solar customers should consider as premium tariffs end

The good news: NSW homes and businesses can still get fantastic returns from solar. The less good news: the returns won’t be the same, and most meters will need to be changed.

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Electricity bills are soaring, and that must be good for solar

Electricity bills are soaring, and that must be good for solar

I had been lead to believe that prices were going to be flat or at worst increasing only slightly, so what on earth is going on?

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New electric motorcycling record set in Australia

New electric motorcycling record set in Australia

I upgraded to a Zero Motorcycle 2014 model and can unequivocally say that I do not expect to ever buy another petrol motorcycle.