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  Topic: oops
jema

Replies: 4
Views: 1473
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 24 3:21 am   Subject: oops
It's scary really, an entire world vulnerable dues to the inherent crappiness of an operating system that was badly designed in 1982 or thereabouts.
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 24 6:19 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://www.sustainable-bus.com/alternative-drive-coach/ember-loan-triodos-bank-electric-coaches/

I'm not quite getting how they will survive?
I'd assume that in a couple of years National Express ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 24 5:51 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Labour are committed to sorting the grid out.



Some of the need to "sort the grid out" comes from the blocking of onshore wind meaning we need to get electricity from Scotland.
Now onshore wind ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 24 5:30 am   Subject: Long range EVs
The grid will be important, but not as critical as one thought as it becomes more and more decentralized (and more resilient because of that)

Was reading a USA research paper yesterday looking at g ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 24 1:06 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Battery claims
July 12th
MG offering a lifetime unlimited mileage battery and drivetrain warranty, only in Thailand at this point.
https://ev-a2z.com/news/mg-shakes-up-ev-market-with-industry-firs ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 24 11:13 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Battery claims
July 3rd
Sunwoda's claims are notable for touting 700wh/kg in 2027. Plus of course it is yet another solid-state battery. The price claims are prohibitive at the moment though.

ht ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 24 9:18 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Kind of a slow week

Battery claims
June 27th
Geely's new LFP battery claims 192wh/kg and a 50 year lifetime.
https://cnevpost.com/2024/06/27/geely-releases-aegis-short-blade-battery/
__________ ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 24 6:06 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://cnevpost.com/2024/06/25/catl-batteries-to-power-electric-aircraft-3000-km/

Well that's a leap forward. I would not be buying shares in Boeing right now!
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 24 6:08 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Battery claims
June 22nd
Farasis Energy joining the list of semi solid-state batteries. This one with a 5000 life cycle to 70% and good temperature performance. The energy density is implied to be ...
  Topic: Dishwasher tip
jema

Replies: 12
Views: 3786
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 24 5:40 am   Subject: Dishwasher tip
presumably you were not happy with the results your dishwasher gave before. What is your water like? hard?

Hard water and not exactly a prize winning dishwasher.
  Topic: Dishwasher tip
jema

Replies: 12
Views: 3786
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 24 7:30 am   Subject: Dishwasher tip
To me it's a simple logic that clearly does work. a couple of pence of active cleaning on the first cycle can't be a bad thing.
  Topic: Dishwasher tip
jema

Replies: 12
Views: 3786
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 24 9:59 am   Subject: Dishwasher tip
If you use a dishwasher you will find it has 3 phases.

1. Hot water rinse.
2. Detergent release and wash cycle.
3. final rinse.

This means phase 1 is simply not very effective.
But you can ch ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 24 7:49 am   Subject: Long range EVs
A pretty busy week in terms of new developments and updates. An interesting development a day or thereabouts.

June 15th
Throwing this in the mix as we care about batteries mostly because of range, ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 24 6:13 am   Subject: Long range EVs

My brother has an 8 year old Tesla which is a proper pile of shit, hardly any range left now, although new ones are supposed to be much better

Don't Teslas have an 8 year battery warranty?
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1260
Views: 691884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 24 6:24 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Yep ev has crazy potential

When you consider most EVs are probably running on under 200wh/kg.
You have to think where will that get to in a few years?
It's not something that multiplies up indefi ...
 
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