Electric Vehicles

Peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging network launched in Sydney

Sydney start-up Everty launches P2P platform allowing electric vehicle owners to rent out their parking space, and home charger, to others.

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Solar pioneer David Mills’ life in the burbs – with PV, two EVs, and battery storage

Solar pioneer David Mills says if he can do it, almost anyone can. And by doing "it", he means powering his house and his two electric vehicles largely through rooftop solar, and storing excess output in battery storage.

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How many Teslas does it take to black out an apartment block?

City of Sydney backs study by local start-up, Wattblock, into how Australia's apartment buildings will accommodate – and power – mass EV uptake.

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Why electric vehicles are the new air conditioners

EVs are quickly becoming one of the largest flexible loads on the grid in some areas, with growth that parallels the increase in numbers of air conditioners years ago.

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Tesla adds energy monitoring to mobile app as customers await Powerwall 2 delivery

Tesla mobile app update allows Powerwall owners to monitor and manage their solar and battery storage “power flow”.

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Ausgrid seeks feedback on EV charging patterns, consumer needs

NSW network operator has launched an "information gathering process" to find out how it can best support EV users – and vice versa.

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Proof we can chew gum, share solar and cut costs at the same time

A heritage listed former chewing gum factory turned apartment complex will use solar PV and behind the meter technology to supply residents with power up to 20% cheaper than retail market.

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Car sharing plan launched for Tesla and other EVs

EV rental company launches sharing plan where owners of Tesla and other EVs can help pay off their investments or simply share the love of EV driving.

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Toyota debuts new Prius with rooftop solar option

The 2017 Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle is the first commercially available, mass-produced passenger car to feature an optional solar charging system.

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Byron Shire offers free EV fast charging via Australian made Veefil

Byron Shire Council installs Australian-made Veefil EV fast charger – able to add 50km range in 10 minutes to any make of electric car.

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