My initiatives and engagements in the transport sector fall broadly into the following categories.
I have a leading role in the largest demonstrations of vehicle-to-grid technology in Australia, together with one of the most holistic studies of how the technology may mature from its current niche to normality.
My contributions to transport sector planning tend to focus on the grid integration of electric vehicles (of all varieties).
I’m the Academic Champion of the ANU Solar Car team.
- The ANU Solar Racing team is preparing for the Bridgestone World Solar ChallengeNew article in The Canberra Times discussing how “the ANU solar racing team is pushing the boundaries of sustainable technology with their 3rd-generation solar car”. https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/8143027/solar-spirit-anu-students-pushing-the-boundaries-of-sustainable-technology/?cs=14329
- REVS project completionThis week marked the completion of the REVS project – the largest demonstration of vehilce-to-grid technology in Australia and foundational research on the integration of electric vehicles into the grid and people’s lives. Some of the media stories from the wrap up event below: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/8140475/powering-the-future-with-your-next-ev-takes-a-step-forward/
- Electric buses put to the test under Australian conditionsCurious to know how an electric bus would perform on your local routes, or as a part of your bus fleet? RouteZero is ready and waiting to show you!
- A provocation – Who will drive Vehicle-to-Grid?A “provocation” is my new favorite form of publication! This article in Utility Magazine was a real pleasure to write and condenses many recent discussions. Our main takeaway is this: “Our experience to date suggests that V2G may stand to be of greatest attraction “for the grid” and that there is much to be done… Continue reading
- Overwhelming interest in EVs for remote communitiesIn response to the incredible media interest in our recent paper on electric vehicles in remote Australia – with the second most media stories that the journal Australian Geographer has ever generated in it’s 94 year history – the publishers have lifted the paywall to make the full article available for free until the end… Continue reading