Canberra Launch Electric Vehicle Report - Zero Carbon Australia
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Canberra Launch Electric Vehicle Report - Zero Carbon Australia

Canberra Launch Electric Vehicle Report - Zero Carbon Australia

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A.C.T. Legislative Assembly Reception Room

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London Circuit

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BZEs Electric Vehicle report is the latest part of the Zero Carbon Australia Transport Plan, a comprehensive blueprint detailing the technologies, costs and benefits which could fast-track the elimination of Australia's rapidly growing transport emissions.

Rapid transitions from petrol-powered to electric passenger fleets are being seriously discussed globally, so BZEs new analysis of a 10-year shift to EVs for Australia is extremely timely. If this can be achieved in Canberra then transport GHG emissions could plummet - across all of urban Australia this would slash between six and 8% of our national GHG emissions. And, depending on the price of the technology, all this might be possible at no cost to the economy.

Come and join us as we launch this exciting report in Canberra - we take on the questions of how much it will cost and what incentives are still needed so that our urban passenger fleets - both cars and buses - can rapidly transition to zero emissions electric vehicles powered by 100% renewable energy.

The launch program includes:

  • Minister and Ambassador keynote addresses and an audience Q & A with an expert panel

  • The key findings of the new report - a 20-year cost benefit analysis for a 10-year transition to electric cars and buses for all of urban Australia, powered by 100% renewable energy

  • An EV display & Photo Ops from 5 and after 7pm

Keynote Speakers

  • Minister Shane Rattenbury MLA, ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Her Excellency Ambassador Ms Unni Kløvstad, Royal Norwegian Embassy Canberra

Electric Vehicle Report Launch and Key Findings

  • Michael Lord, Acting CEO Beyond Zero Emissions and Zero Carbon Australia Program Director

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A.C.T. Legislative Assembly Reception Room

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London Circuit

Canberra, ACT

Australia

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