The Electric Vehicle Revolution

Presented by: Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance.

Facilitators: Jack Gilding (TREA), Clive Attwater (Australian Electric Vehicle Association) & TasNetworks.

An informative session on the implications for electricians of the take-up of electric vehicles (EVs).


  • when will affordable EVs be available?
  • how, where and when will they be charged?
  • what hardware is available?
  • what standards are in place?
  • what are the implications for wiring of workplaces and homes?
  • how will EVs interact with solar PV and the grid?

TasNetworks will present on the changes to the connection application process that will apply from 1 December as a result of the National Distributed Energy Resources Register.

Jack Gilding, Executive Officer of TREA will explain the default time-of-use tariffs for new and changed connections that will apply from 1 July 2020 and the opt-out provisions. He will also demonstrate analysis of smart meter data to work out the best tariff option for a household.

Cost: TREA Members - no charge : Non-Members - $20.00

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Updated: 13 Nov 2019