About Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown writes on CleanTechnica, Gas2, Kleef&Co, and Green Building Elements. He has a keen interest in physics-intensive topics such as electricity generation, refrigeration and air conditioning technology, energy storage, and geography. His website is: Kompulsa.com.



Author Archives: Nicholas Brown

Packaged Solar System Concept Demonstrates An Integrated Approach

March 4th, 2017 | by Nicholas Brown

A few years ago, I constructed a "plug and play" solar system concept, which contains a 12 volt solar power input, charge controller, lead-acid battery, 120 volt inverter, and 120 volt receptacles for experimental purposes. I wanted to see if this packaged concept could be practical, so I've been using it to power things such as my stereo, laptop, and tablet using a 20 watt solar panel. So far, I've had no issues with it, as the charge controller handled everything for me


Volvo Purchases Polestar

July 16th, 2015 | by Nicholas Brown

Originally published on Kompulsa. News on the street is that Volvo Cars has purchased Polestar Performance AB and Polestar Holding [&hellip


Tesla P85D Reactions In Slow Motion

July 7th, 2015 | by Nicholas Brown

Originally published on Kompulsa. Few things are more entertaining than seeing people genuinely surprised. That’s what the Tesla P85D’s ‘Insane [&hellip


Test Chevy Bolt Spotted In Public

June 30th, 2015 | by Nicholas Brown

Originally published on Kompulsa. At the Detroit Auto Show in January, GM revealed the Chevy Bolt — its first electric car [&hellip



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