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The Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work

September 29th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

The following are the climate change solutions or approaches that I see from my investigations and discussions as gaining consensus and consilience on their viabiilty. It's not the how, but the what


Tesla, The Next 10 Years

March 4th, 2018 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

In January, the Tesla board (with Elon Musk abstaining) voted to implement new CEO incentive and reward structure for Elon Musk. There have been numerous articles about what this could represent for Elon Musk, but not much is written about the consequences for Tesla


Tesla vs. Tesla: The Juice In Your Car Will Increasingly Come Through HVDC, Edison’s Preferred Current

December 16th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

So that's HVDC and why the electricity you use will increasingly come through HVDC transmission. It gets more power delivered over longer distances, it's increasingly economically viable, it works better underground, it works better underwater, it can dodge NIMBYs and it reduces the challenge of variable renewable generation. It's one of the top innovations in the world of electricity, and it's coming soon to a grid near you


First HVDC Transmission Projects Beginning Globally

April 29th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

Finally. We are starting to get the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system we need to shift massive amounts of wind power from all those empty states where all the wind is, to all the full ones where all the people are. Green Car Congress reports that Siemens is starting to build the much-needed grid that it takes.



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