Having locked in 100 per cent renewable energy for its electricity needs, the ACT is now turning to zero emissions for transport.
Tag: "electric vehicles"
Adelaide unveils latest zero-carbon strategy, to install 40 electric vehicle charging stations by end 2017 and subsidise installation of private EV charge points.
The electric mobility sector is buzzing with Tesla announcing better-than-expected sales numbers and rival suppliers showing off new models.
The Kramer experiment – flying through the air on sweet winding roads on our Zeros, and our 100% electric motorbike trip.
Tesla’s Elon Musk says suite of updates to Tesla’s Autopilot system, including an increased reliance on radar technology, a “threefold improvement in safety.”
Whether EVs will be charged from rooftop panels – as Tesla etc would like it – or from a network of charging stations – as utilities would like it – it is only a matter of time.
Batteries were the runaway winner last week as the UK published the results of its contest to provide power that can be dispatched quickly.
Tesla says it doesn’t make economic sense for EVs to send electricity back to the grid, but concedes that “dynamic charging” of EVs at times convenient to the grid is coming.
According to BNEF, used electric vehicle batteries will amount to 29 GWh by 2025.
A subculture of Tesla Model S drivers is discovering the joys, and tribulations, of converting their $US145,000 Model S into a very fancy tent.