Climate Change No Longer A Gray Rhino Risk: Michele Wucker, Author Of The Gray Rhino

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 12:35:38 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a angry gray rhinoceros charging during a lightning storm, pictureAbsurdly predictable. Absurdly well predicted. Absurdly impactful. Ignored by virtually everyone. Gray rhino. But climate change isn’t a gray rhino risk anymore. 

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Modularity & Scale In Big Cleantech Projects: Insights From Bent Flyvbjerg’s “How Big Things Get Done”

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 18:47:47 +0000

DALL·E generated image of megaproject failureProjects have what are called fat-tail risks and results. There’s a lot more variation at the extremes than for other things like human height.

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New Electric Powerboat Tech & Renderings Shown At CES By Blue Innovation Group

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 23:44:30 +0000

Blue Innovations Group's R30 electric boatFlorida-based Blue Innovations Group (BIG) exhibited the helm, propulsion system, and renderings of its new all-electric R30 powerboat at the Consumer Electronics show Jan. 5 – 8. BIG has begun taking reservations for the new vessel, which has two motors totaling 800 horsepower. The R30 also has its own solar power system. Deliveries will begin […]

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Conamix Working To Get Lithium Sulfur Batteries On The Market In the Next 5 Years

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 15:52:36 +0000

Lithium Sulfur Batteries Could Have Energy Densities Higher than Nickel and Cobalt Batteries at Prices Cheaper Lower Than LFP The transition to electric mobility is well underway. Last year, about 10 million electric vehicles were sold around the world. The leader in terms of EV market share is Norway, where for the full year 2022, […]

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The Magic of Heat Pumps: Transforming Homes & Combating Climate Change

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2023 02:40:44 +0000

DALL·E created image of a warm and comfortable home interior with a family in the style of impressionismHarvest Thermal is a company focused on electrifying home heating and hot water systems with its thermal storage heat pump technology. The system reduces homeowners’ energy costs and carbon emissions by shifting heat production to off-peak hours and optimizing energy use through stratified thermal storage and data-driven controls.

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Harvest Thermal Delivers CO2-Based Heat Pumps With Thermal Storage To Arbitrage Electricity Rates

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 19:05:04 +0000

Harvest Thermal uses CO2-based heat pumps from Sanden with hot water heat storage to time arbitrage electricity rates from solar peaks to evening comfort.

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Sandy Munro: The Coming Wave of Chinese EVs

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2022 07:07:57 +0000

In this final piece in a series on Sandy Munro’s Q&A at TeslaCon Florida, I’m highlighting a section of the Q&A where he talked about the coming wave of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs). He was asked, “You mentioned by 2030, one-third of the cars in the market will probably be Chinese. So, what do you […]

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Yotta Energy Speaks With CleanTechnica About New EV Chargers & A Microinverter

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 20:30:49 +0000

In the fall, Yotta Energy unveiled several new products: commercial EV chargers, solar-powered EV charging stations, and a 3-phase commercial microinverter. The commercial EV chargers are rated at 48A (11.5kW) and can be used with solar power and energy storage. The solar-powered EV charging stations can deliver up to 510 miles of solar charge daily […]

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Janus Converts Cement Truck

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 04:59:40 +0000

The last time I spoke with Lex Forsyth of Janus Trucks, he spoke glowingly of an ever expanding backlog of trucks lining up for conversions from diesel to electric. Now, Cement Australia has just delivered its first load in New South Wales with an electric Janus JE410, the latest addition to its fleet. “The Janus […]

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