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Electric vehicles and the grid of the future

Electric vehicles and the grid of the future

The energy transition is bringing forward many interesting challenges. While many grid managers may be anxious about what latest trends mean for their industry, Chris Mooney writes in the Washington Post that there could be many positive benefits. What do you think?   Why the Tesla boom could actually be very good news for the … Continue reading

Setting up the infrastructure for electric vehicles

Setting up the infrastructure for electric vehicles

The Guardian provided a good article on the Australian state of Queensland’s first solar-powered fast-charging station is to be built in Townsville, and the government is offering small businesses a plan to help reduce costs.   Queensland plans 1,600km string of fast-charging stations for electric cars Queensland wants to build a string of charging stations … Continue reading

Norway revising incentives for electric cars

Norway revising incentives for electric cars

The Daily Telegraph reports on latest developments in Norway over electric vehicle incentives. Norway’s eco sweeteners turn sour Norway plans to cut some of the incentives offered to drivers of electric cars – which now account for almost a quarter of the country’s new vehicle registrations – because the government is missing out on too … Continue reading

Electric vehicles and our transmission grids

Electric vehicles and our transmission grids

What does the increased interest in electric vehicles mean for our electricity systems. Chris Mooney writes a good article in the Washington Post about why Americans have little to worry about. Is this true in Europe as well?   Some people worry that Teslas will jam the power grid. Here’s why they’re wrong The world … Continue reading