UK Puts £3.4 Million Into Wireless Charging For Electric Taxis

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 03:26:22 +0000

Abundant and high-power charging stations can go a long way to support electric taxis. They’re a base necessity. But one thing would be better than that

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PSH FAST, Pt 1: US DOE FAST Competition For Pumped Storage Picks 4 Winners

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:07:36 +0000

Pumped storage hydro has far more resource potential than required for a fully decarbonized grid and it’s cheap per megawatt-hour (MWh) of storage. The downside is that it’s slow to build, capital intensive, and heavily regulated right now in the United States. The Department of Energy FAST program aims to change that

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Pumped Hydro Social License, Pt 2: The Usual Suspects Will Raise The Usual Fears That Must Be Countered Early

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 23:32:23 +0000

One of the key take aways from the wind industry experience is that assuming that you have social license because of the virtuousness and safety of an electrical generation technology is a big mistake

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Pumped Hydro Social License, Pt 1: Wind Energy Experience Says Don’t Expect You Have Full Approval

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 23:24:04 +0000

One of the key take aways from the wind industry experience is that assuming that you have social license because of the virtuousness and safety of an electrical generation technology is a big mistake

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Floating Solar On Pumped Hydro, Part 2: Better Efficiency, But More Challenging Engineering

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 02:30:04 +0000

The concept of putting floating solar panels on pumped hydro reservoirs is fascinating, but not a slam dunk. This 2nd article covers an additional six pros and cons

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Floating Solar On Pumped Hydro, Part 1: Evaporation Management Is A Bonus

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 01:48:53 +0000

pumped hydro energy storageThe concept of putting floating solar panels on pumped hydro reservoirs is fascinating, but not a slam dunk. This 1st article covers evaporation management

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A Modest Pumped Storage Proposal For Democratic Candidates

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:25:58 +0000

Democratic candidates for President should elevate pumped storage hydro into a coal-country vote winner as well as a climate change winner

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