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Ruptured Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Releases Methane Equal to Emissions of Two Million Gas Cars

28 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"The two leaking pipelines - known as Nord Stream 1, and Nord Stream 2 - run under the Baltic Sea, close to Sweden and Denmark.

"Officials believe this indicates explosions took place, suggesting sabotage...The pipelines were not in operation at the time of the leak. But they both contain harmful natural gasses. These mostly contain methane - one of the largest contributors to climate change."

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Hertz Teams Up with Oil Giant BP to Install Thousands of EV chargers In the U.S.

28 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Under the deal, BP Pulse...will install the chargers and provide software and services to help Hertz manage its fast-growing fleet of EVs.

"While many of the chargers will be used to recharge EVs in Hertz's own fleet, some will be made available to taxi and ride-hailing drivers and the general public.The new deal builds on an existing program under which BP Pulse installed chargers at 25 of Hertz's busiest airport locations."

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Incredible 'World First' Hybrid-Electric Seaglider Vehicle Completes Quarter Scaled Test Flights

28 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"...successful flight demonstration of a quarter-scale, 18-ft wingspan technology demonstrator in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, was the final step in proving the feasibility of seaglider technology.

"...now focused on developing the full-scale, 65-ft wingspan prototype, with human-carrying sea trials expected to begin in 2024...a range of 180 miles (290 km) and able to fly at 180 mph (290 kph)."

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Shell Buys Nigeria's Daystar Power As a First Push Into African Renewable Energy

28 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"...company needed to raise more money to meet growing demand but opted to sell to Shell due to the latter's strong balance sheet and "long history in Africa."

"Shell's Africa history includes being the first company to begin oil exploration in Nigeria more than half a century ago...unresolved trails of oil spills in the Niger Delta have also wrecked livelihoods... Shell paid a community $111 million to settle a spill from the 1970s.."

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A UK Aviation Start-Up Just Completed Its First Tethered eVTOL Flight with Pilot

28 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Vertical Aerospace says the tethered hover represents the first flight of a new aircraft developed in the UK in over 20 years.

"Vertical Aerospace's VX4 has a range of 100 miles, with the ability to cruise at 150 mph and reach a top speed of 200 mph.

"The company has already received more than 1,400 conditional pre-orders from Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Japan Airlines and Air Asia."

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Eviation's All-Electric Commuter Plane Takes To The Skies For The First Time

27 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Following successful high-speed taxi tests last week, the plane took off at just before 07:00 Pacific Time from Moses Lake, Washington...the experimental plane registered N882EV...proceeded down the runway at a blistering pace, rotating cleanly off the ground and into the air (around 7:10AM).

"The aircraft passed overhead Moses lake several times before touching back down at 07:18 PT. History was made in the dawn light today, as the world's first all-electric aircraft proved that nothing is impossible."

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GM Says 90 Percent Of EV Users Charge At Home Or Work

27 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"A recent GM study shows that nine out of ten EV users have the habit of charging their vehicles at night or at the workplace...These charging habits make the most of EV idle periods and reduce range anxiety.

"...the ideal situation is for the owner to have a wallbox-type charger installed at home that allows the vehicle to be charged approximately four times faster than a conventional 220V outlet."

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The Most Efficient Electric Cars That Can Save Drivers £1,300 a Year In Running Costs As Public Charging Prices In the UK Soar 42% In May

27 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

The E-Rating "...algorithm takes into account how well electrical power is converted into miles on the road, the speed at which the battery can be recharged... that all help to improve efficiency to tell drivers which are the most efficient models on sale.

"50 electric cars sold in Britain have been given E-Ratings, with just two sitting in the highest A++ band: the...BMW i4 and Tesla Model 3 Long Range."

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Scientists Think We Can Get 90 Percent Clean Energy by 2035

27 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"A new study published last week in in the research journal Joule details both the impediments and six possible solutions...Within those potential pathways are a mix of strategies, including further reliance on wind and solar energy production, hydrogen energy storage, and an expansion of our nuclear power capabilities...A 100 percent carbon-free power system will require a portfolio of resources."

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Gas Station Owners, Charging Companies Oppose Xcel Energy's Electric Vehicle Charging Plan

27 Sep 2022 | Synopsis

"Gas station and convenience store owners, EV charging companies, and conservative and free-market groups say Xcel Energy’s ability to use ratepayer money for the rollout would give it an unfair advantage in what’s expected nationally to be a nearly $50 billion a year market by the end of the decade.

"At-home charging will be the cheapest and most convenient option for many drivers, eliminating the need for many gas station stops."

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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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