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  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 23 12:22 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I still feel that we haven't reached a final conclusion about a replacement for ICE.

That's certainly true, and also private car ownsership as a whole. Most younger people in urban areas aren't re ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 23 7:57 am   Subject: Long range EVs
I don't know how he comes to the conclusion "I’m feeling that our honeymoon with electric cars is coming to an end" the production of BEVs is growing exponentially and will do for a while yet.

Ye ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Jun 03, 23 6:05 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Another new battery chemistry:

https://www.theengineer.co.uk/content/news/niobium-graphene-batteries-offer-challenge-to-lithium-ion
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 23 1:57 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Some good news on connections:

https://www.standard.co.uk/business/business-news/zombie-projects-to-step-aside-to-allow-quicker-linkups-to-national-grid-b1085218.html
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 23 1:46 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
It's all insane, everything is within our reach if we focus investment wisely instead of "spaffing money up the wall" on all sorts of random make believe nonsense
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 23 12:51 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Plenty of potential for green energy if we can be bothered to do anything about it:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/jun/02/network-of-geothermal-power-stations-could-help-level-up-uk
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 23 2:21 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Flying EVs are go:

https://electrek.co/2023/05/31/book-your-seat-for-sass-first-all-electric-flight/
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 23 1:52 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Yeah, most modern trucks are far too big (latest versions of Ranger, Hilux etc)
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue May 30, 23 11:17 am   Subject: Long range EVs
I hope someone produces a workhorse ute soon. We had to get the intermediate age when we had to replace one of our trucks, and even that is a bit high. The new ones are ridiculous; too high to reach i ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri May 19, 23 12:11 am   Subject: Long range EVs
one in Australia, for medium term storage up to about a day I think.
It highlights that 99% of journalism is not journalism but the repackaging of press releases by people promoting something.

10 ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed May 17, 23 10:03 am   Subject: Long range EVs
one in Australia, for medium term storage up to about a day I think.

The interesting thing about this one is that it helped even output at the local power station to the extent that an addiotional ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed May 17, 23 10:00 am   Subject: Long range EVs
It really feels at the moment that we are in a battle where new technology wants to save the planet, old money wants to save their money

100% this
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue May 16, 23 5:01 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Wasn't there a recent hopeful candidate compound for closer to ambient temp superconductivity?

Yep, sooo much happening
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon May 15, 23 9:08 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Solar Roof Tiles are bigger in the US than here:

https://www.tesla.com/solarroof

There were numerous companies with systems in the UK 10-15 years ago but as far as I know none have really taken ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
tahir

Replies: 406
Views: 104375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 14, 23 7:03 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Unfortunately we should be a lot further along than we are, there are multiple solutions to every challenge but the fossil fuel industry is a very effective lobbying group.
 
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