Tagged with electric vehicles

Electric vehicles in Norway

Electric vehicles in Norway

Lars Bevanger writes on the Deutsche Welle website about latest developments in Norway. It is encouraging to see how the country is promoting electric vehicles. With more than 100,000 electric cars already on the road, oil and gas-rich Norway aims to phase out fossil fuel cars altogether by 2025. How electric cars take over oil-rich … Continue reading

Innovative approach to re-charging electric vehicles

Innovative approach to re-charging electric vehicles

As more and more electric vehicles are deployed, there is a greater need to find effective ways to have them re-charged. Harry Hoster, Director of Energy Lancaster and Professor of Physical Chemistry at Lancaster University writes on The Conversation website about recharging possibilities through the wireless transmission of power.   Wired-up roads will soon charge … Continue reading

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