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2024-04-15 List Of Largest CO2 Producers Worldwide, And Other Info

Quote: “”An independent think tank producing data-driven analysis on how business and finance are impacting the climate crisis”” “”The Carbon Majors dataset has played a pivotal role in holding fossil fuel producers to account for their climate-related impacts in academic, regulatory, and legal contexts. Examples include quantifying the contribution these entities have made to global

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2024-04-14 Drone Recharges From HV AC line

Wow!  It just clips onto the HV cable and recharges while it’s hanging there.  Presumably the drone has an inductive pickup coil that’s up against the conductor that’s carrying hundreds of amps.  I bet Joe Tegtmeyer would like to have one of these!

2024-04-10 IOUs, Going Off Grid

The transmission pylons are a few million dollars a mile, and the undersea cables are even more expensive. And the undersea cables are more difficult to maintain, as is anything in a marine environment. So the cheap SOBs in the utilities typically choose the lower cost towers. As for the US West Coast, rooftop solar

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2024-04-07 Esbjerg Changes To Heat Pump City Heating System

The city of Esbjerg, Denmark is replacing its coal fired city heating system with an amazing giant heat pump, biomass boilers and waste burning boilers.  The refrigerant is CO2.  Read the description. This is a long 43 minutes but is very comprehensive and interesting.  The cost is about 40 million Euros. 

2024-03-22 Ocean Kite Generates Electric Power

The ocean kite travels in a figure 8 and its turbine and generator send power to shore.  This YouTube short briefly shows its action.

2024-03-21 EVs Enable The Global Decarbonization With V2G – Another Myth Debunked

Another myth debunked. This Electric Viking YouTube video under 10 minutes. “Quote from video starting at about the 8:06.  “Now, here is what Climate Energy Finance said about this study.  Batteries on wheels – electric vehicles – should be viewed as one of the most important enablers of the full decarbonization of the global energy

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2024-03-20 Claims By House Committee Are Dubious

This is claiming that the grid will be overloaded, but that claim is contradicted by the latest figures that show the grid has use 1% **less** electricity. The following URL claims that the grid will not be able to handle the growing load.  This would be true *if* the grid was the only source of

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2024-03-20 EV Myth Debunked, Buried

There is the constant criticism fueled(!) by the Big Oil and fossil fuels industries that EVs – electric vehicles – are going to overload the grid.  But this myth has been proven false by the latest statistics.  The amount of electricity on the grid went down 1% according to the figures from the EIA. Furthermore,

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2024-03-18 HVDC Is The New Pipeline Says Michael Barnard

Very informative article about several things involving fossil fuels.

2024-03-12 Oil & Car Industries Fought To Block EVs And Renewable Energy For 60 Years

Oil & Car Industries fought to block EVs and Renewable Energy for 60 years.  This is a very informative 11.6 min. YouTube video from the Electric Viking.

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