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My long switch to solar

After many years of planning, I finally flicked the switch and installed a rooftop solar energy system. But that is just the beginning of our household's journey away from fossil fuels.

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The What, Why, When guide to buying an electric vehicle in Australia

Affordable, 300km plus range electric vehicles are about to hit Australian showrooms. But is there an EV available now or coming soon that will meet your needs?

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Tesla EV charged with diesel generator still cleaner than conventional car

Critics argue EVs charged with fossil fuelled electricity are as dirty, if not dirtier than conventional ICE cars. We put that to the test.

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Electric vehicle uptake will siphon fuel tax revenue, warns report

Productivity Commission warns Australia's inevitable shift from petrol fuelled cars to EVs will take a huge chunk out of the federal government budget.

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ACT trials electric buses on public transport route

Canberra's public transport bus fleet will trial two pure electric buses and one electric-diesel hybrid, as it transitions away from ageing diesel fleet.

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Fossil fuels and Australian tools: It’s time to go fully electric

Sally Perini has four electric cars, a fully electric ride on mower and a suite of electric tools. And for good reason: One two-stroke leaf blower used for one hour can produce as much hydrocarbons as 150 cars over the same time.

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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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Brisbane Airport to add fleet of 11 BYD electric buses

Brisbane Airport's inter-terminal shuttle service will be run using 11 BYD electric buses, starting early 2018.

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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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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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