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The EV revolution is coming – charged by Australian technology

The EV revolution is coming – charged by Australian technology

Brisbane-based Tritium has landed a major deal to supply its Australian-made fast charging technology to US-based ChargePoint, developer of the world’s largest EV charging network. In Australia to announce the deal, ChargePoint CEO says the global shift to electric driving is underway – a key part of energy revolution.

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Electric cars even more 'environmentally friendly' than previously thought

Electric cars even more ‘environmentally friendly’ than previously thought

In addition to the most obvious benefits of EV use — a diminished carbon footprint, less air pollution, etc — there are other, more subtle, benefits as well

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Is Virgin about to take on Tesla and enter EV market?

Is Virgin about to take on Tesla and enter EV market?

Sir Richard Branson drops hint he may be about to set up as a rival to Tesla and other EV developers. Entrepreneur made remarks at Formula E race in Miami.

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US transportation system can save $1 trillion, and 1GT of carbon emissions annually

US transportation system can save $1 trillion, and 1GT of carbon emissions annually

Today’s vehicles are overdesigned, underutilized, underloaded, inefficient, polluting, and—thanks to the drivers behind the wheel—dangerous.

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Elon Musk about to end range anxiety for EVs - with a software update

Elon Musk about to end range anxiety for EVs – with a software update

Tesla Motors is about to end range anxiety via an over-the-air (OTA) software update, according to founder and chairman Elon Musk.

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40% cut in UK oil imports from EVs?

40% cut in UK oil imports from EVs?

New study says that if the U.K invests in electric vehicle infrastructure and supports its electric vehicle market, oil imports could be cut by 40% by 2030.

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How bold skepticism of 'the impossible' can help drive the future

How bold skepticism of ‘the impossible’ can help drive the future

According to Margo Oge, a former high-ranking official of the EPA, the future of climate-friendly transportation is filled with potential.

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Australia could double its energy productivity by 2030: report

Australia could double its energy productivity by 2030: report

Switching to alternative energy sources, such as renewables, and using more electric cars could double Australia’s energy productivity.

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Future of energy - and decline of centralised generation - explained in 70 seconds

Future of energy – and decline of centralised generation – explained in 70 seconds

CEO of NRG, the US utility whose portfolio of coal, gas and nuclear generators is nearly as big as Australia’s entire grid, explains in 70 seconds why the era of centralised generation is nearly over. The future is solar, storage and EVs.

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We have lift-off: Solar Impulse begins round-the-world journey

We have lift-off: Solar Impulse begins round-the-world journey

Solar-powered aircraft finally began its circumnavigation of the globe on Monday morning, taking off from Abu Dhabi with Andre Borschberg at the controls.

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Chinese officials aim for 100GW solar target, zero growth in coal

Chinese officials aim for 100GW solar target, zero growth in coal

Target was announced by energy official Nur Bekri to parliament. Government aims to rein in coal in favor of natural gas, wind and solar.