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Queensland Electric Highway

The Queensland government has called for expressions of interest in building an EV solar powered fast charge highway throughout the state.  Initially this would incorporate an existing petrol service station with fast charge facilties for EVs that would employ solar panels as the energy source.  It would eventually result in a series of solar powered

Australia’s EV Opportunity

Australia has not been marked out as a country that embraces electric vehicles.  VW won't come here as they don't see any enthusiasm for the technology and there are no incentives for zero emission vehicles.  Having said that EV Fast Charge stations are being built around the country - one in Western Australia thanks to

Tesla Home Battery Storage

Elon Musk casually announced Tesla's official entry into home battery storage.  Since the announcement of the Gigafactory there has been a deal of speculation that Tesla would move to home storage systems as it makes perfect sense for the company to enter the energy market. He stated the home battery packs could be in production in

February 15th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Tesla Disrupts the Grid – Stock Soars

The recent announcement by Elon Musk of a 'gigafactory' battery manufacturing facility not only has meant a surge in Tesla stock (now up 634% year-over-year) but also brings the death spiral for electricity utilities that much closer.  The death spiral is customer defection from the grid to run their households/businesses on solar panels plus battery storage.

February 26th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |