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2021-03-23 Tesla Energy Plan In South Australia

https://electrek.co/2021/03/23/tesla-energy-plan-launches-in-australia-to-lower-electricity-rates-with-virtual-power-plant/ Virtual Power Plant with 50,000 new rooftop solar plus Powerwall installations.

2021-03-22 LCOE Levelized Cost Of Energy – NREL

From FB reply Nuclear power plants are too expensive and are being taken out of service and decommissioned. The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is being decommissioned at a cost of 4.4 billion dollars and will take 20 years. LCOE levelized cost of energy is how a utility judges its generating assets. Nuclear and conventional

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2021-03-20 Energy Harvest Website

Reply on FB group climate change Den Wilmeth Much of what this website says is valid, but no further information is given, such as references or where to buy the thing. For instance, you can already buy a solar roof with the shingles, not panels, from Tesla Energy. There is a renewables revolution happening, and

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2021-03-11 Tony Seba Et.Al. Discuss Decline Of Coal, Conventional Energy

Tony Seba & co-author talk about the decline of coal and conventional energy, the incorrect predictions of the EIA, and how much cheaper renewables plus storage are and will be. Quotes: << …the costs of solar, wind plus storage will fall by another 70% by 2030. What natural gas did to coal in the 2010s,

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2021-03-09 Solar Is The Future – Elon Musk

Elon Musk talks about the power of sunlight and the size of a solar array that could power the US. He said that nuclear power plants have an exclusion zone of a square kilometer. If that was covered in solar panels, the solar array could put out more power than the nuclear power plant. He

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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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