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Mass Adoption of Electrical Vehicles
– Battery Swap
Date: Thursday, 26 November 2009
Time: 5:30 pm for 6:00 pm start
Venue: Engineers Australia Auditorium,
Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood
Speaker: Ben Keneally – Better Place Australia
Further Information: Raymond Pau on 0424 308802 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Background – Electrical Vehicles (EVs) were first in commercial use 100 years ago. However the capacity of the rechargeable battery limited the working range of EVs and was a major concern for EV users. Recently, a new concept to improve EVs working range has been introduced to overcome this problem and make EVs a viable alternative to the IC engine vehicle.
About the lecture – Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles Battery Swap – Better Place is committed to ending the worlds dependence on oil by supporting the mass adoption of electric vehicles. This speech will give an overview of how Better Place can
overcome the convenience and cost challenges faced by electric vehicles. It will also examine the impact that the Better Placesystem can have to improve the utilisation of existing network infrastructure and the viability of renewable energy. It also examines the Greenhouse and pollution impacts of mass adoption of electric vehicles.
About the Presenter – Ben Keneally is the Head of Marketing and External Affairs. In this role he helps develop the Better Placeservice offering and manages all forms of external communication with consumers, business and government. He joined Better Place after several years working in senior policy,strategy and finance roles in the NSW Public Service, including leadership of the Premiers Delivery Unit and serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to the NSW Premier. Prior to joining the public service, Ben was a Principal with The Boston Consulting Group where he worked extensively with consumer oriented product and service businesses in both Australia and North America.
Free Seminar. Visitors Welcome.