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Battery recycling could generate billion-dollar industry for Australia, push down prices

Battery recycling could generate billion-dollar industry for Australia, push down prices

CSIRO report says Australia could lead world in re-use and recycling of lithium-ion batteries, generating potential billion-dollar industry, and helping to push down costs of EVs and battery storage.

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Newcastle fast-charging station paving the way for state's EV drivers: NRMA

Newcastle fast-charging station paving the way for state’s EV drivers: NRMA

The NRMA has today launched in Newcastle, one of approximately 40 fast- charging electric vehicle stations to be rolled out across NSW and the ACT.

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Electricity from concrete? Australian company claims breakthrough

Electricity from concrete? Australian company claims breakthrough

Talga Resources claims breakthrough in production of conductive concrete, which could play role in wireless charging of EVs.

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New global leader of EV uptake emerges – in Massachusetts

New global leader of EV uptake emerges – in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Senate unanimously passes energy bill promising to dramatically reshape the vehicles and fuels that power its transportation system.

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ICE lobby strikes out against car emissions standards

ICE lobby strikes out against car emissions standards

Car industry kicks back against emissions standards proposed for light vehicles, underscores uphill battle of shift to EVs.

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Why there will be no new petrol cars sold in Australia by 2027

Why there will be no new petrol cars sold in Australia by 2027

Within 10 years, the only ICE vehicles of any value will be rare classics from the days when Australians loved their cars. Here’s why.

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Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

Graph of the Day: Why EV uptake could match solar PV

New IEA report reveals a striking resemblance between the path electric vehicle penetration is currently on, and the path solar PV has been charting.

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ACT takes lead on EVs, all new government cars to be zero emissions

ACT takes lead on EVs, all new government cars to be zero emissions

ACT unveils major push into electric vehicles, including zero emission mandate for government fleets, charging infrastructure, use of transit lanes, salary sacrifice for electric bikes, and studies on using EVs and their batteries to help manage the grid.

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RenewEconomy's summer readership jumps 70% in 2017/18

RenewEconomy’s summer readership jumps 70% in 2017/18

Readership on RenewEconomy website jumped more than 70% over summer period, as interest grew in core subjects of renewables, storage, EVs and policy.

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CEFC backed green loan scheme hopes to boost EV uptake

CEFC backed green loan scheme hopes to boost EV uptake

New green loan scheme backed by Clean Energy Finance Corporation to offer cheaper finance to buy and lease low and zero emissions vehicles.

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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?