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Category: Smart Transport

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Tindo Solar, small retailers, to win big from Tesla virtual power plant

Tindo Solar, small retailers, to win big from Tesla virtual power plant

Tindo Solar to win big after mandate for Tesla virtual power plant calls for half of the 250MW solar capacity to be sourced from Australia.

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Phase one of "world's largest" EV fast-charging network completed in Queensland

Phase one of “world’s largest” EV fast-charging network completed in Queensland

Electric vehicle drivers can now tap free, green, EV fast charging stations from Coolangatta to Cairns, and Brisbane to Toowoomba, as govt completes first phase of “world’s largest” EV super highway.

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Australia risks missing out on lithium battery boom

Australia risks missing out on lithium battery boom

Report warns Australia must act quickly to take advantage of its leading position in the global lithium resources market, or risk missing out on what could be a $2 trillion value supply chain.

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Why is Australia misleading consumers on electric vehicle emissions?

Why is Australia misleading consumers on electric vehicle emissions?

Craig Kelly has proved a loose cannon on the subject of EV emissions, but the government is not helping by providing misleading information to consumers.

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Musk could pocket $88 billion bonus if Tesla dreams come true

Musk could pocket $88 billion bonus if Tesla dreams come true

Tesla unveils 10-year plan to reach $A800 billion in market value by becoming the world’s first vertically integrated sustainable energy company. That means going big in solar, EVs and battery storage, and would make Elon Musk the world’s richest person.

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Australia’s ‘electric car revolution’ won’t happen automatically

Australia’s ‘electric car revolution’ won’t happen automatically

Electric cars might finally be having their moment in Australia, but falling costs alone won’t convert consumer sentiment into actual sales.

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Gupta plans EV plant in Australia, powered by solar and storage

Gupta plans EV plant in Australia, powered by solar and storage

UK billionaire Sanjeev Gupta wants to use Holden facilities to build electric vehicles in Australia, underpinned by the 1GW of solar and storage planned for South Australia. Conservatives are horrified.

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Porter Davis partners with Bradford Energy to bring down soaring power prices

Porter Davis partners with Bradford Energy to bring down soaring power prices

Victorian homebuilder Porter Davis has announced a partnership with Australia’s leading solar and battery provider, Bradford Energy, to equip knockdown rebuild homes with the Bradford Solar ChargePack, which includes the innovative Tesla Powerwall 2 home battery.

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Electric aircraft: Coming soon to an airfield near you

Electric aircraft: Coming soon to an airfield near you

Multi-seat, cross-country electric airplanes are still a way off, but a test-flight of the Pipistrel Alpha electro shows real progress is being made.

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Three years after Tesla visit, Turnbull may finally act on EVs

Three years after Tesla visit, Turnbull may finally act on EVs

Energy minister Josh Frydenberg has declared Australia’s electric vehicle revolution to be “nigh.” But can the Coalition back its proselytising with policies? Or will EVs go the way of renewable energy in the party room?

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A month in, Tesla's SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month in, Tesla’s SA battery is surpassing expectations

A month into operation, the Tesla lithium-ion battery at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia is already providing essential grid services.