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Can California's Grid Handle More EVs?

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

Yes...with updated infrastructure and customer discipline

"Ironically, EVs are arriving in the midst of an energy transition. Solar and wind are rising in prominence as reliance on fossil fuels wanes... energy usage peaks between 4 and 9 p.m. The utility wants EV charging to happen during the day - or overnight

"EVs could become a huge reservoir of stored energy, but that technology might not be ready yet."

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Time to Resurrect the 'Steamer' Automobile?

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"While getting around in steam-powered vehicles might make the air cleaner in the drivers' own communities, switching to steam-powered engines that continue to burn gasoline and diesel wouldn't reduce CO2 emissions.

"The reduction in carbon emissions will be far greater if vehicles run on electricity generated by wind turbines, solar panels or other energy sources that don't emit carbon dioxide."

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Degrowth Is Not Austerity - It Is Actually Just the Opposite

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"...degrowth policies focus on democratising production, curbing the wealth...overconsumption of the rich, expanding public services... increasing equality within and between societies.

"A key part would be to guarantee access to 'universal basic services' like housing, food, healthcare, mobility...A degrowth economy would be the inversion of austerity. For the majority, it would mean a more abundant, more convivial, more fulfilling life."

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Survey: Half of Californians Might Choose An EV As Their Next Vehicle

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"..the very uplifting takeaway from a survey released last week and commissioned by the electric vehicle advocacy group Veloz...[but] in more nuanced questions, the survey reveals lots of room for improvement..

"Seven in ten Californians support the idea of replacing the current EV rebate incentives with a point-of-sale voucher..."

"The Veloz study..found that information goes a long way toward selling potential EV adopters on EVs..."

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How Do Manufacturers Recycle EV Batteries?

20 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Most electric cars use a lithium-ion battery pack, and the good news is that there has been technology in place for recycling these types of batteries for years...

"...before the battery is dismantled for recycling some companies can find new uses for these batteries..."Under idealized conditions, retired batteries could supply 60% of cobalt, 53% of lithium, 57% of manganese, and 53% of nickel globally in 2040."

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The Case for Hope On Climate Change From An IPCC Scientist

19 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

The "hope [Dr Joelle Gergis] has [stems] from the 'social tipping point' she believes is within reach, and knows will accelerate the social and cultural required to address the issue.

"She...points to research finding that you only really need around 25 per cent of people to change a social norm and to create the social movements.

"There is a case for hope, especially in the individual actions that can create powerful collective action."

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Mercedes-Benz Unveils Its Longest-Range Electric Truck Yet: eActros LongHaul

19 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"..the eActros LongHaul series [offers] three battery packs...installed total capacity of over 600 kWh and two electric motors, as part of a new e-axle, generate a continuous output of 400 kW and a peak output of over 600 kW.

"The company is talking about a range of 'around 500 km' on a single charge. That's about 310 miles...it expects the vehicle to last for over 10 years and 1.2 million km (750,000 miles)"

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Scientists Deploy AI to Optimise Charging Curve for 10-Minute Top Up

19 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"...Idaho National Laboratory has created what it deems to be improved charging protocols that apparently allow EVs to fast-charge all the way to 90 percent in 10 minutes...these updated protocols do not affect batteries longevity...apparently work for any vehicle that uses lithium ion battery technology and they could be implemented by automakers on their existing models."

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Fossil Fuel Reserves Contain 3.5 Tn Tonnes Of CO2: Database

19 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Burning the world's remaining fossil fuel reserves would unleash 3.5 trillion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions - seven times the remaining carbon budget..

"The Global Registry of Fossil Fuels seeks to provide greater clarity on oil, gas and coal reserves...

"Of the 50,000 fields included, the most potent source of emissions is the Ghawar oil field in Saudi Arabia, which churns out some 525 million tons of carbon emissions each year."

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BMW i1 Due In 2027, i2 In 2028 As Entry-Level EVs: Report

19 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"The EV duo will ride on the Neue Klasse platform and will serve as electric equivalents of the 1 Series and 2 Series.

"...it'll be a while before these cars will be out as the company is focused on launching the Neue Klasse in 2025 with models in the 3 Series Sedan and X3 segment.

"An increase of 30 percent in range and charging speed has already been promised, along with a 60-percent cut in the emissions generated during manufacturing."

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MY PERSPECTIVE

An Airline Professional's Perspective On the Prospects of Electric Airliners

Musings over pineapple upside-down cake on Mesa and United Airline's move to introduce electric aircraft

Published: 2022-09-25




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