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2021-03-04 Renewables Plus Storage Replacing Gas Power Plants

From comments Gene Piwko Jr Said, “I just think folks aren’t educating themselves on these things [wind, solar, battery storage].” It looks like this applies to you more than anyone else. You claim that solar is not that reliable. That may have been true ten years ago but today renewables plus storage is replacing fossil

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2021-03-02 LCOE Renewables Lower Than Other Power

Levelized cost of wind and solar dropping below gas and conventional by 2026. https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/solar/eia-levelized-cost-of-onshore-wind-solar-pv-dropping-below-gas-fired-and-conventional-generation-by-2026/

2021-02-28 3 kW Solar + LiFe Battery For Under $3000

This is the kind of setup I would like to have. I would use it to run my heat pump / air conditioner and maybe a few other things like the microwave oven. And it would be used for charging my EV when it’s at home. The two solar PV panels are 800 watts total.

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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 EVs Vs ICE vehicles,

From my FB reply to many negative comments by this hypercritic. Ned Goldston *No* EV owner needs to have a solar panel system to charge their EV with green electricity. In California there are no coal power plants and the natural gas plants are being replaced with peak shaving utility scale batteries. At times of

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2021-02-22 Tesla PowerWall, Megapack, StorEn Price Info Per kWh

This article gives an idea of how much a Tesla PowerWall will cost. This StorEn company has only a few employees. They are crowdfunding and have not yet sold a flow battery. They’re supposedly in the business of making vanadium redox flow batteries. https://cleantechnica.com/2020/10/05/tesla-megapack-powerpack-powerwall-battery-storage-prices/ https://www.startengine.com https://www.storen.com Update Feb 23 – TSLA was down to $632

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2021-02-18 Bill Gates “How To Avoid A Climate Disaster”

From FB reply “Stephen Hymowitz I ordered Gates’s book; I’ll be reading it soon. I agree with the production and storing of green hydrogen. GE is modifying their gas turbines to run on hydrogen. Toyota, Hyundai and Honda sell hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. There are plans to run ICE vehicles using green hydrogen. Hydrogen is

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2021-02-17 100% Renewables 4x to 6x Will Power Almost Everything

In this YouTube video, Tony Seba shows us that 100% renewables plus storage, when it is about 4x the electricity demand, will be enough for powering the electricity sector. In the future with 20% more, the Solar, Wind and Battery Storage will be enough to power all sectors except for the industrial sector. It will

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2021-02-17 CO2 Capture And Sequestration – Thoughts

I read a lot of warnings that we have gone past the point where the global warming would stop at 1.5 degrees C, so now we must stop emitting CO2 and also begin to remove it from the atmosphere. I read about carbon capture and storage but these have the major problem that the energy

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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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