74 per cent of Norway’s new cars are electric. Australia? Just 0.7 percent.

Buying and running electric vehicles for business fleets is too costly under Aussie tax rules, say researchers from Griffith University and Monash University.Their report, published today by the RACE for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre, proposes practical tax changes to support home charging and allow fleet managers to quickly adopt battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

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Briefing: Business fleets and EVs report

RACE for 2030 briefing: Business Fleets and EVs Join RACE for 2030 and our partners for a discussion about our recently released report “Business Fleets and EVs: Taxation Changes to support home charging from the grid” Hear from some of the contributors, what the report is about, its significance, the impacts and what the future […]

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Riding the ‘Green Wave’
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Government commits to Australian Energy Employment Report

Clean energy is a multi-billion-dollar sector that employs hundreds of thousands of Australians. However, the jobs across the whole energy sector including renewable energy and energy efficiency have never been systemically counted. Australia is to adopt the United States’ gold standard of measuring energy sector jobs with the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science, Energy and […]

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RACE sponsors ClimateLaunchPad

World’s biggest cleantech pre-accelerator eyes breakthrough Australian research For the second year running, RACE for 2030 will be sponsoring Climate-KIC Australia’s ClimateLaunchPad program. ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest and most successful preaccelerator program for climate start-ups. Its mission is to unlock the global potential for cleantech to address climate change and help to fast track […]

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Home retrofits would cut energy use, increase comfort of Australian homes – new study

Promising findings from the latest report out of the Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030 CRC), validates the growing interest in the need for Australian home retrofits for thermal and energy efficiency. The report, entitled “Pathways to Scale: Retrofitting One Million+ Homes,” outlines the design and implementation of a […]

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State of Energy Research Conference 2021

Accelerating research for a speedy energy transition 7-9 DECEMBER 2021 VIRTUAL EVENT | 1-7PM AEST The Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA) is running its 2nd national State of Energy Research Conference (SoERC) – the inaugural conference having been held in Canberra in July, 2019. This year, the Monash Energy Institute is coordinating and hosting this conference […]

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Developing the future energy workforce

Are we prepared to address the skills of the future? The energy sector is changing and the potential to grow Australian energy jobs is vast. Yet, current data about Australia’s energy workforce is very poor, thus, an Australian Energy and Employment Report is needed. Join our RACE for Everyone Program Leader Greg Morrison, Head of […]

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Key pathways to net zero for Australian cement and concrete identified

The recently released independent report ‘Decarbonisation Pathways for the Australian Cement and Concrete Sector’ confirms the Australian industry’s ambition of net zero carbon cement and concrete to Australian society by 2050 is achievable. VDZ,  a world-renowned research centre, providing practical and quality-oriented joint research and services in the field of cement and concrete was commissioned […]

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