The high growth of electric vehicles will play a large role in significant grid changes, and in decreasing emissions.
Strict standards for inverters that control rooftop solar systems, battery storage devices and electric vehicle charging are on their way.
The Liberal NSW government will begin transitioning the entire state bus fleet to zero emissions transport within the decade, starting with 120 electric buses in 2021.
The Australian government’s upcoming EV transport strategy will probably be more of the same: vague tech investments instead of real, consumer-focused change.
Western Australia seeks to support state’s lithium producers, offering a temporary royalty rebate while global prices remain low.
Combustion engine and non-pluggable hybrid vehicles will be fined if found parking in electric car parking spots.
Senior ministers in NSW and the ACT extinguish ideas of following other states in adding an EV tax, a move that is at odds with other jurisdictions around the world.
We talk to UQ’s EV specialist Jake Whitehead about the impact of the proposed electric vehicle road tax, and look at the contest of ideas between NSW and Canberra, and more big battery and green hydrogen announcements.
University of Queensland research into effect of taxing electric vehicles finds without introducing buying incentives will slash sales by 25% and increase emissions by 40%.
Transcript from the EV Transition Webinar on How to charge your EV at home & on the road with NSW energy minister Matt Kean.