REV up Electric bikes

  Following the ATA's EV expo, we continue the theme with electric bicycles. Rebecca Lee from Melbourne company REV-Bikes provides electric bikes and conversion kits designed to get people riding bikes where they otherwise wouldn’t. REV-Bikes and 'REVbecca' encourages the use of recycled bikes for conversions, David Metzke from Dyson Electric Bikes explains that an electric bike [...]

By | 2016-11-28T12:02:37+00:00 06 May 2015|BZE Radio, Electric vehicles, Technology Show, Transport|Comments Off on REV up Electric bikes

Govt underestimates high-speed rail profits by $190 billion

The government has underestimated by $190 billion the profits of its Melbourne-Brisbane high-speed rail (HSR) plan, enough to repay the capital cost of the network, according to Researchers at independent think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE).   Beyond Zero Emissions, June 26 2013 High-speed rail profits underestimated by $190 Billion Researchers at independent think-tank Beyond Zero [...]

By | 2017-05-11T15:02:32+00:00 25 Jun 2013|HIgh Speed Rail|Comments Off on Govt underestimates high-speed rail profits by $190 billion

High speed rail cheaper than Albanese thinks

Transport minister Anthony Albanese is trying to derail the promising High Speed Rail option before it even leaves the platform, according to climate solutions think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions. “Mr Albanese appears to have decided to write off this nation building project before even releasing the report which he has been sitting on for four months,” [...]

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John A. Conklin: President & CEO of New Energy Technologies, Inc

John A. Conklin is President & CEO of New Energy Technologies, Inc., a U.S. company focused on the research, development and eventual commercialization of emerging next-generation alternative and renewable energy technologies. New Energy Technologies Inc. are developing two innovations: 1) A novel MotionPower technology which captures kinetic energy of decelerating cars and trucks and converts [...]

By | 2017-05-11T15:07:03+00:00 29 May 2012|Electric vehicles, Technology Show, Transport|Comments Off on John A. Conklin: President & CEO of New Energy Technologies, Inc

Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen from RailCorp talks about electrified rail in Australia

Beyond Zero Emissions' Matthew Wright speaks to Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen, from Rail Corp, about innovations in electrified rail with a focus on Japan and how these innovations can be implemented in Australia. Download Sak's presentation on modern rail innovation in Japan here: http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/shadomx/apps/fms/fmsdownload.cfm?file_uuid=EF21E93F-F475-3700-6C27-F4D0B4DAF8F4&siteName=ieaust http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/ieaust/index.cfm?3B0E1C79-9A00-D7D2-DF81-D3F5C14BD70E http://rtsa.com.au/2008/09/2008-young-railway-engineers-award-winner/

By | 2016-12-23T09:45:11+00:00 02 Jun 2011|HIgh Speed Rail, Public transport, Technology Show, Transport|Comments Off on Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen from RailCorp talks about electrified rail in Australia

Technical Director of Beyond Zero Emissions talks about the forthcoming Zero Carbon Australia ‘Transport’ and ‘Stationary energy policy options’ reports

Beyond Zero's Matthew Wright speaks to Patrick Hearps, Technical Director of BZE, about the upcoming ZCA 'Transport' and 'Stationary energy policy options' reports.

By | 2016-11-28T12:04:05+00:00 11 May 2011|Radio Fix, Transport|Comments Off on Technical Director of Beyond Zero Emissions talks about the forthcoming Zero Carbon Australia ‘Transport’ and ‘Stationary energy policy options’ reports