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Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:09 pm
by Phximiev
JoeS wrote:Looks like this thread has evolved into solutions rather than scaring us to death...[i]
Phximiev wrote:300 mile iMiev with Store-dot battery?
https://www.store-dot.com/business-units


JoeS wrote:As far as this FlashBattery is concerned, to paraphrase Elon, "bring me a fully-developed production-ready battery to test, and then we'll talk".


How about a 1,000 km iMiev?

https://phys.org/news/2017-05-km-range- ... ncept.html

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 1:53 pm
by Phximiev
Ultrabattery, in place BTW, in a New Mexico utility solar power plant:

http://www.ecoult.com/media1/videos/199 ... 071b692791

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 3:07 pm
by wmcbrine
Phximiev wrote:Ultrabattery, in place BTW, in a New Mexico utility solar power plant:

http://www.ecoult.com/media1/videos/199 ... 071b692791

Maybe I'm too picky, but I'd really prefer a lead-free design.

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 8:54 am
by Phximiev
Phximiev wrote:A working flow battery product:

https://youtu.be/4OHstY_kKUY

Redflow: http://redflow.com

There are also a number of videos on the Redflow YouTube Channel.

For the home product, the ZCell, see: https://www.zcell.com


The Photon Farmer installs Redflow batteries:

http://redflow.com/news-events/

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:03 am
by Phximiev
See-Zeros?

Micro-grids?

https://youtu.be/BvDRazGGiNw

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:11 pm
by Phximiev
JoeS wrote:Looks like this thread has evolved into solutions rather than scaring us to death...
Phximiev wrote:300 mile iMiev with Store-dot battery?
https://www.store-dot.com/business-units
https://youtu.be/s5yuzKR0LAU
Clueless marketeers, using the soundtrack of an ICE vehicle as the BEV starts and drives off at the 00:40sec mark. Doesn't every BEV driver now just cringe when hearing an ICE car start?

They're addressing their FlashBattery being able to quickly absorb a high power jolt, but the allied issue with EV rapid charging is having a very-high energy source available and then being able to dump it quickly into the vehicle without blowing up the source or connection between the two. Last night I spent quite a few hours freezing way up in the remote Sierras at an RV campground resetting their (expletive deleted) 50A circuit breaker which was popping open as I was trying to charge Tesia (my Tesla) … I had to dial the current waaay down… 32A finally held. :twisted: These FlashBattery people are talking transferring energy at thousands of amps.

Rapid charging is only needed when doing an extended and continuous trip (like Rick on Route 66), whereas ordinary L1 and L2 normally meets most people's needs; that said, this would be really useful technology for the commercial industry, especially long-distance truckers.

As far as this FlashBattery is concerned, to paraphrase Elon, "bring me a fully-developed production-ready battery to test, and then we'll talk".


More on StoreDot: http://insideevs.com/storedot-battery-c ... 5-minutes/

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:52 am
by JoeS
Back to the roots of this thread - reasons to BE AFRAID - The Uninhabitable Earth

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans.html

Putting the above fatalistic essay into perspective -

http://grist.org/climate-energy/stop-scaring-people-about-climate-change-it-doesnt-work/

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:16 am
by Phximiev
JoeS wrote:Back to the roots of this thread - reasons to BE AFRAID - The Uninhabitable Earth

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans.html

Putting the above fatalistic essay into perspective -

http://grist.org/climate-energy/stop-scaring-people-about-climate-change-it-doesnt-work/


We should be afraid and the notion that it will happen quickly at some point is even more important. Perhaps those with more ability to calculate when the oceans are maxed out as to CO2 can help. But it brings to mind the notion of "phase change".

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:47 pm
by Phximiev
The Queen and big batteries:

https://youtu.be/HyM0BXz2Rjc

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:27 pm
by Phximiev