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Queensland spin-out to launch EV battery demonstration plant

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Pure Battery Technologies’ Queensland facility will produce its first material for the start of 2019 A Brisbane company developing a more efficient way to obtain essential battery materials is powering ahead with plans to open a demonstration plant at Coopers Plains. Pure Battery Technologies has raised US$1.74 million, which will …

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ABB powers future for Australian sustainable transport

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ABB’s Terra High Power electric-vehicle chargers will enable Chargefox to launch Australia’s first liquid cooled charging station Chargefox, which plans to build a government backed network of EV stations connecting major cities in Australia to make long trips as feasible for EVs as for fossil-fuelled vehicles, has opened its first …

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Australian start-up raises funds to build rapid charging stations

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ChargeFox’s chargers can provide 400 km of range within 15 minutes Australian start-up ChargeFox has successfully raised A$15 million to enable it to commence building Australia’s largest open, ultra-rapid network of charging stations for electric vehicles. The funding has come from a combination of sources including investment from The Australian Mobility …

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ARENA to provide funding for hydrogen research

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The funding will help Australia develop hydrogen export technology The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded A$22.1 million in funding to 16 research projects to propel innovation in exporting renewable hydrogen to the world. The funding has been offered to research teams from nine Australian universities and research organisations …

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Nissan discusses EV adoption with Australian senators

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The senators are investigating the benefits of Australian EV adoption The Nissan Casting Australia Plant (NCAP) in Melbourne, Victoria recently hosted six senators to outline the role NCAP plays in the adoption of electric vehicles at Nissan globally. The senators are members of a committee by the Australian Senate established …

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Australia’s Ginninderry receives first EV charging station

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The charging station is just outside the Australian Capital Territory of Canberra An ActewAGL electric vehicle charging station, the first to service Australia’s West Belconnen and the first of several planned for the Ginninderry development, has been launched by Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury. “This is an …

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