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Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

$100 billion invested in wind, or solar PV, will result is significantly more energy yield as the same amount invested in oil, according to a new analysis. This is particularly true when wind and solar is used to charge electric vehicles. By 2035, wind could produce 6-times more energy per dollar invested than oil.

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We are on the verge of an electric car battery breakthrough

We are on the verge of an electric car battery breakthrough

Tesla could have found a battery cheap enough to make electric vehicles cost-competitive with conventional cars.

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Utility industry wants to promote EVs to ‘remain viable’

Utility industry wants to promote EVs to ‘remain viable’

Facing flat or declining electricity sales, electric vehicles are a path to growth for power companies.

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Affordable batteries for green energy are closer than we think

Affordable batteries for green energy are closer than we think

The high storage costs are now rapidly falling, suggesting that the financial appeal of electric cars and stationary storage is set to keep increasing.

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Why it makes sense to pair solar with electric vehicles

Why it makes sense to pair solar with electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles running on sunshine are an increasingly attractive option in a low carbon economy.

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Electric vehicle sales growing fast, cross half million mark

Electric vehicle sales growing fast, cross half million mark

The Energy Policy Information Center has released a set of graphs charting the exponential growth of electric vehicles.

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As solar industry eyes storage, experts at Intersolar talk about key growth markets

As solar industry eyes storage, experts at Intersolar talk about key growth markets

Battery-backed solar, regulatory “carrots versus sticks” approaches, and China’s role were all discussed.

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UNSW students take on electric car range world record

UNSW students take on electric car range world record

A team comprising of 60 students will challenge a world record this month to prove their electric car is fit for the driving public.

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Tesla's Musk opens technology doors to promote EVs

Tesla’s Musk opens technology doors to promote EVs

Elon Musk caused a stir last week when he pledged that Tesla inventions on electric cars and batteries would be free for anyone to use ‘in good faith’.

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Pulling back the veil on EV charging station cost

Pulling back the veil on EV charging station cost

Cost-effective solutions are needed to ensure future investment in charging stations.

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Are air conditioners chilling the benefits of electric vehicles?

Are air conditioners chilling the benefits of electric vehicles?

EV’s “dirty little secret” in the form of car air conditioning is not so dirty, and not so secret.