St Baker invests heavily into new Australian EV fast-charging network

Evie Networks, developers of a nationwide network of ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers, has received a major funding boost with a commitment of an additional $28M by its major shareholder, St Baker Energy Innovation Fund. Evie Networks is now the most heavily funded EV charging operator in Australia. Announced shortly after Infrastructure Australia listed electric vehicle…

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High-growth electric vehicle path offers $2.9 billion economic bounty: report

by Angela Macdonald-Smith An uptake of electric cars in Australia similar to the rate seen in Norway would provide a $2.9 billion injection for the economy by 2030 and lift net employment by 13,400, a new study has found, increasing pressure on government to prioritise the rollout of the sector. The study, carried out by…

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Printed Lights Will Replace Conventional Bulbs

Tempe, Arizona-based Nth Degree Technologies (NDT) is currently proposing the replacement of conventional light bulbs with sheets of flexible surfaces imprinted with a thin layer of LED devices. Light-emitting diodes (LED) have been proposed as replacement for standard light sources for many years, but they have also been deemed impractical for a number of reasons.…

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New ‘superfast’ charger opens Qld highways to electric cars

A superhighway for electric cars begins in Queensland next week with the unveiling of a superfast electric car charger in Noosa. The ‘new generation’ superfast electric car chargers can fully charge an electric car – a Tesla, for example – in 20 to 30 minutes with enough power to drive 250 kilometres. Previously chargers have…

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Brisbane technology company Tritium poised for global success with Veefil super-fast electric car charger

Electric cars can be charged “super-fast” with technology developed by a trio of old university mates from Brisbane’s southeast. Holland Park’s David Finn, South Brisbane’s James Kennedy and Annerley’s Paul Sernia founded Tritium in 2001 and have built it to be a world leader in electric car technology. Their new Veefil stations, which can power…

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