Climate Tech

A Canberra experiment using EVs for power after transmission lines were cut shows they have a role to play in grid emergencies

- July 10, 2024 4 MIN READ

Electric vehicles are an increasingly common sight on Australian roads. Each one cuts carbon emissions by half compared to fossil fuel vehicles, but increases household electricity use by 50%. This extra electricity demand could be a major strain on the grid unless the charging of vehicles is coordinated. But the large batteries in electric vehicles… Read more »