13 Apr, 2021

E112 – Nick Carter, Macquarie Group

Nick Carter is the is one of Australia’s leading energy experts; he is currently Senior Vice President of Energy Tech and Solutions at Macquarie in Australia where works across a range of areas from energy storage to renewable energy. He is an engineer by trade and has worked around the world for companies like Toyota, General Motors and Tesla. Nick has a real passion for electric vehicles (EVs) and this episode heavily focuses on the future of electronic vehicles in Australia.
Some topics Nick covers in this conversation with Phaedon include:

  • Big changes in the EV space from the past year
  • How autonomous vehicles relate to electric vehicles
  • Electrification of the transport system and the opportunities it presents
  • How the grid will be impacted by an increase in EV uptake
  • Trends, challenges and opportunities in the EV space

Quickfire recommendations:

  • Book: What Is to Be Done: Political Engagement and Saving the Planet by Barry Jones
  • Podcast: The Driven podcast by the
  • News source: ABC News
  • Holiday location: Forrest, Victoria
  • Favorite founder or CEO: JB Straubel, Founder of Redwood Materials (Former CTO of Tesla)
  • Productivity tool: Trello
  • Ted talk topic: How to electrify the whole fleet

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