Building a 'clean' garbage truck using SEA Electric's innovative technology

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  • 10%
    Percentage of Australia's total emissions that come from use of light vehicles. “The development of cost-effective ways to transition commercial vehicles to lower emissions is paramount for cutting national carbon emissions.” - Melanie Madders, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
  • 3
    electric drive systems developed by Australian manufacturer SEA Electric - based on a clever innovation - which allow for petrol or diesel-run trucks and vans to be converted to run as 100 per cent electric.
  • 180 km
    Distance the EV10 model can travel on a single charge.
  • 10 tonnes
    Carrying capacity.
  • 120 kWh
    Battery capacity
  • $5 million
    Funding received by Victoria based, SEA Electric, from the CEFC under the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, to ramp up the production and application of its new technology.
  • $517,000
    Funding received by SEA from the Victorian Government last year to develop a commercial electric vehicle manufacturing facility, one of the first recipients to gain support under the Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund.