Greensync’s Phil Blythe on why a pilot in Wellington may provide a blueprint of how to integrate consumer charging habits and the needs of the grid.
AEMO is looking at how electric vehicles fit into the grid. AEMO’s Greg Staib even imagines them used as batteries at peak times. Pity if you are trying to flag down a share car at the same time.
Everyone assumes that the electric vehicle transition will happen anyway. But Alina Dini, from the Institute of Future Environments, asks: Has anyone asked the consumer what they want?
Anna Skarbek, the head of ClimateWorks Australia, on the key role of electric vehicles in meeting emissions reduction targets, and why they already make financial sense for fleet owners.
Tim Washington from Jet Charge on why electric vehicles may replace household batteries, and why EVs may be more valuable as batteries on wheels, rather than wheels with batteries.
Behyad Jafari, Paul Cox and Stephanie Bashir wrap up the Electric Vehicle Transition conference and look at what’s ahead.
Nissan has released its next generation Leaf electric vehicle, with twice the range and the chance to power the home. We take it for a drive.
André Borschberg co-piloted the Solar Impulse plane that went round the world on solar power only. He says the future of flight is electric, from passenger planes to intra-city flying pods.
You know electric vehicles are entering the mainstream when they form a major highlight of solar expos. Nigel Morris tells us what he found at Munich’s Intersolar event.
With the energy transition in the main grid gathering pace, more focus is turning to de-carbonising transport. We talk to Australian engineer Stephanie Moroz, who has worked in all three sectors, about the pros and cons of biofuels, batteries and hydrogen.