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by TheBeastie
Jun 13 2019 7:31am
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Tesla Model 3
Replies: 935
Views: 55146

Re: Tesla Model 3

It's the Tesla Model 3 sucking Sweden's grid dry.
Sweden's Electric Car Boom Is Under Threat From Power Crunch
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... emium-asia
by TheBeastie
Jun 13 2019 6:07am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Tesla pack disassembly problem
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Tesla pack disassembly problem

Buying these units is so much cheaper per cell and the cells are such good quality that if a way can be worked out to separate them with relative ease then its a no brainer to go that route. Sooooo off to the pharmacy I go! Thanks for the suggestions, I'll update with the results. That should be a ...
by TheBeastie
Jun 12 2019 3:25am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

Tesla cells require nickel, commonly refined at around 100tonnes co2/tonne of nickel, on the inside and the outside, that's why its called NCA Tesla cells (Nickel Cobalt Aluminium), but don't forget the outside is always coated with nickel as well. https://www.wsj.com/video/the-secret-to-why-a-tesla...
by TheBeastie
Jun 04 2019 4:35am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

New article out from RNE, below... Basically, RNE is saying its evil that solar-roof owners can't force their power into the grid and demand money even though the grid owners do NOT want their "crappy power", which apparently just causes grid unreliability/costs for the grid owners. Fact is, if the ...
by TheBeastie
Jun 02 2019 11:32am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Thread for new battery breakthrough PR releases
Replies: 1602
Views: 179077

Re: Thread for new battery breakthrough PR releases

Thought I would post this here to help drill through Elon's incredible persuasion power and just how much more energy to weight ratio there is on hydrogen fuel cells, like I say in my signature, fuel-cell is the ultimate battery. Here is announcement launch for a 4hour flight time, safe electric ver...
by TheBeastie
Jun 02 2019 4:24am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

I can't believe people still use Lazards famous LCOE charts. Lazard is a hedge fund company, with very heavy investments in renewable energy tech. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lazard#Asset_management The fact anyone uses LCOE charts that is comparing the cost non-dispatchable energy with dispatchab...
by TheBeastie
Jun 02 2019 2:21am
Forum: Forum Rules and Features
Topic: The future of our forum - facebook versus web forums
Replies: 60
Views: 4745

Re: The future of our forum - facebook versus web forums

I agree with this 100% especially the whole bit about building things. People are so incredibly lazy these days.. you can still blow a factory bike away in every aspect with a DIY build that just requires you learn how to solder and ask for help if you are stuck. ( all i knew about electronics was ...
by TheBeastie
May 28 2019 4:53am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

Here is the NEW video report from ABC, the report covers a commonly found roof-solar panel install where the solar-panels only lasted 4 and a half years. Another report from ABC believes there are around 650,000 homes in Australia with seriously broken roof solar-panel installations with worthless w...
by TheBeastie
May 27 2019 2:19am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

So here is a new article on roof-solar from ABC, ABC Australia are known to be absolute extreme pro-renewables in news. But today they have come out with a negative article, probably in the lame hope the problem of solar panels only lasting around 5 years get fixed. Solar panels deliberately cheaply...
by TheBeastie
May 21 2019 5:12am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

The problem with believing the global warming is a serious problem via CO2 emissions argument, is that your solution completely undermines your own argument. If CO2 is causing serious damage to the world why on earth are you guys pushing wind/solar as the solution? On average I check Electricitymap ...
by TheBeastie
May 15 2019 7:01am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

Biomass is not fossil carbon and if you don't understand why that makes all the difference, then you shouldn't even be in this debate. I'm not saying biomass is the answer; it has drawbacks for other reasons. I fully understand the difference,.. ( i also understand the “commercial” reasons why biom...
by TheBeastie
May 13 2019 10:44am
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Tesla Model 3
Replies: 935
Views: 55146

Re: Tesla Model 3

Great video breaking down the cost of a Tesla 3, WSJ claim 40% of the cost of the car is the battery pack. While the story is paywalled the video is free to watch. The way I see it is, cost means energy, so if the battery cost 40% of the car then that is also where a lot of energy and thus co2 was e...
by TheBeastie
May 13 2019 3:08am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

Pick this up at about 7:21 in for a brief insight on some of the issues wind/solar introduce to a grid system.. https://youtu.be/kU6izpryqqw Yep, AEMO is forcing the use of "synchronous condensers" on all new large RE projects as far as I know. Because the power on the grid has become incredibly di...
by TheBeastie
May 12 2019 9:28pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The keto thread
Replies: 64
Views: 1705

Re: The keto thread

Great thread. I am not keto, just been lowering my carbs, its all about killing those processed food addiction habits. This guys YouTube channel really did it for me, low carb meal prep. I basically copied the meal but replaced rice with sweet potato. I also now do it all in a pressure cooker. https...
by TheBeastie
May 12 2019 5:43pm
Forum: Forum Rules and Features
Topic: The future of our forum - facebook versus web forums
Replies: 60
Views: 4745

Re: The future of our forum - facebook versus web forums

You like Mewe? I think I may have briefly tried it but decided it wasn't for me, I tend to just follow the big crowds, haven't heard of anyone big on there. The co-founder of Facebook created a pretty good video as to why Facebook should be split up, he seems to quite dislike Zuckerberg, and his arg...
by TheBeastie
May 11 2019 3:02am
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Tesla Model 3
Replies: 935
Views: 55146

Re: Tesla Model 3

This 3rd party Tesla repair service shop seems to have gained a following on YouTube for knowing the Tesla EV's inside out. This video is absolutely chockablock full of interesting stuff about Tesla EVs and its problems. I have time-linked it to the part I found the most interesting, this Tesla repa...
by TheBeastie
May 10 2019 7:31am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bitcoins
Replies: 212
Views: 23956

Re: Bitcoins

I know I have become a bit of a "negative jerk" over the years on just about anything here on ES.. Well I am now going to add Bitcoin to that list.. New report of a massive breach/theft of bitcoin, back in the old days how much did the average bank robber manage to steal? Probably averages about $10...
by TheBeastie
May 10 2019 4:14am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

In the words of systems theorist Kenneth Boulding: “Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” https://www.resilience.org/stories/2019-05-09/excerpt-from-the-patterning-instinct-can-we-transform-our-society-for-a-flourishing-futur...
by TheBeastie
May 03 2019 9:27am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

I think as time goes on all the metals used to make lithium batteries will go up considerably For example, take the company Queensland Nickel which has happens to have "open and close" operations news on a frequent basis. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensland_Nickel https://goo.gl/maps/4wY6JZ8dKJ...
by TheBeastie
May 01 2019 3:11am
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Tesla Model 3
Replies: 935
Views: 55146

Re: Tesla Model 3

Thought I would post some of the LATEST general Tesla news.. There are over 500 active lawsuits against Tesla, from everything like body repair shops fixing Tesla's and not getting paid, or people not getting their deposit or "7-day full purchase/change their mind refund" money back. https://twitter...
by TheBeastie
Apr 29 2019 3:23am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

I updated my previous post because I was surprised to learn people don't know the basic science of co2 emissions behind metal mining and refinement, and how 1 tonne of lithium battery in an EV easily adds up to 15 tonnes of co2 or 10 years roughly of combustion vehicle driving. https://endless-spher...
by TheBeastie
Apr 26 2019 4:09am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: What battery to choose after your last one burned your house.
Replies: 94
Views: 4069

Re: What battery to choose after your last one burned your house.

Well, its been two years now since the fire, and I'm finally going to buy a battery. I really got tempted to go back to lifepo4, and get another pingbattery. But the low discharge rate, heavy, and large size still turns me off. I came to the conclusion that what type does not matter all that much, ...
by TheBeastie
Apr 26 2019 1:41am
Forum: E-Vehicles General Discussion
Topic: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear
Replies: 4210
Views: 155905

Re: Wind and Solar vs Coal, Gasoline, Nuclear

I noticed in the South Australia vs Victoria wars of who's the biggest/dumbest embracer of wind energy, that Victoria is catching up. According to https://anero.id/energy/wind-energy Victoria now has 1,972MW of Installed/Registered wind-farm capacity And South Australia has obviously put a few final...
by TheBeastie
Apr 23 2019 8:56am
Forum: EV Business World
Topic: Tesla Model 3
Replies: 935
Views: 55146

Re: Tesla Model 3

OT since it was a Model S, but the video is pretty scary :shock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jznDBN_FBH0 They're suspicious that it was some kind of staged event. Looks like a classic YouTube lipo pack-stabbing fire video, except car-sized and with no one there to stab it. The thing that really...
by TheBeastie
Apr 21 2019 7:53am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: SAMSUNG INR18650-29E cycle test.
Replies: 63
Views: 9248

Re: SAMSUNG INR18650-29E cycle test.

I was thinking that this is probably one of the most interesting in house 18650 cell cycling tests to see total capacity over time I have seen. I was wondering if I have missed subsequent tests on ES forums, that would be for any lithium cell, not just 29E.. Has anyone else done tests like this? I a...