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2021-03-02 Service Providers Have 100 Mb/s Or More??

From my comment All you subscribers who think you’re getting over 100 Mb/s on your service — all are getting fooled. You may be getting more than 100 Mb from your home to the nearest concentration point. But as soon as your bitstream has to compete with many others then you can’t get your full

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2021-02-25 Cal. Electric Customers Getting Screwed

This new TOU (time of use) charges per kWh are costing us more, but also we’re having to pay for things that were not our fault but the fault of SCE, PG&E and SDG&E. https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2021/02/24/californias-rate-inequality-is-likely-to-worsen-as-energy-transition-advances/

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2021-02-25 My HOA Won’t Allow Me To Go Solar

The fossil fuels industry has spread many false “facts” in order to stop homeowners from getting solar systems. This article gives several of them and why homeowners can get solar and save money on their electric bill. These states prevent HOAs from banning solar. https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/solar/why-doesnt-every-homeowner-go-solar-top-5-reasons-may-surprise-you/ 5) “My HOA won’t allow me to go solar.” In

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2021-02-24 Meat Calories In, Calories Out; Food Wasted

Gates, p.115 A chicken has to eat two calories worth of grain to give one calorie of poultry. A pig eats three times as many calories as we vet when we eat it. Cows have the highest ratio: 6 calories of feed for every calorie of beef. The wealthier the people of the world get,

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2021-02-23 Plastic Waste To Engine Fuel

This guy lives on an island in Nicaragua and gathers plastic waste on the beach. He puts the plastic into a metal tank that is sealed, and builds a fire under it. The plastic pyrolyzes and the fumes are piped through a few condensers where the liquids are drawn off. Some liquids are like diesel

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2021-02-19 Global Carbon Project:: Information

Infographics etc. https://www.globalcarbonproject.org/carbonbudget/

2021-02-18 EV Batteries Charge In 5 Minutes

They say the problem is ‘range anxiety.’ The batteries can charge 100 miles in 5 minutes. This is one of Hashem’s videos. The references are in the pinned comment. https://www.facebook.com/693504594115135/posts/2330587737073471/?app=fbl

2021-02-13 Article Talks Trash Re: EVs and Lithium Batteries

My replies to article cited by an “electrical engineer with 34 yrs experience”. https://returntonow.net/2021/02/09/the-spiraling-environmental-costs-of-lithium-batteries-could-rival-fossil-fuel/ << Ned Goldston Thanks for the link to the article. The article is written with false information (e.g. li-Ion batteries cannot be recycled), the reference used is at least 8 years out of date, and the most telling is the last

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2021-02-10 EIA Short Term Energy Outlooks

A quote from https://www.eia.gov/outlooks/steo/ << EIA forecasts that planned additions to U.S. wind and solar generating capacity in 2021 and 2022 will contribute to increasing electricity generation from those sources. EIA estimates that the U.S. electric power sector added 17.5 gigawatts (GW) of new wind capacity in 2020. EIA expects 15.3 GW of wind capacity

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2021-02-09 Cathie Wood: EVs Half Of All Cars Sold In 5 Years And Other Predictions

Cathie Wood talks about EVs at about the 20 minute mark in this YouTube video. The first part is economics. She talks about digital wallets. She thinks 200 million digital wallets in the US, and it will put financial institutions in harm’s way. As part of automation, she talks about autonomous ride hailing. She says

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