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 [...]
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 [...]
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,” [...]
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 [...]
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/
Beyond Zero's Matthew Wright speaks to Rhys Freeman from CERES, a centre of community environmental projects in Melbourne, about the CERES Electric Vehicle project and general EV technology.