[LINK] Mitsubishi i MiEV electric car in Canberra

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Sat Apr 4 09:25:12 AEDT 2009

Michael Skeggs mike at bystander.net wrote:
> 2009/4/3 Rick Welykochy <rick at praxis.com.au>:
>> Jan Whitaker wrote:
>>> Can anyone point to somewhat reliable independent analyses for Australia?
> I understand a key element of the electric car argument is that it
> makes better use of existing infrastructure, since the majority of
> recharging will occur in off peak periods.

Also: the battery can act as grid storage. If the duty cycle of the car is such
that it has unused charge capacity, then that capacity can be used, if the grid
and the car are smart enough.


> The Oil Drum has an Au/NZ dedicated sub-site, and if there is an
> analysis of the effect electricity demand anywhere, it will be
> referenced there:
> http://anz.theoildrum.com/
> Regards,
> Michael Skeggs
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