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TEXAS POWER OUTAGE SHOWS IMPACTS OF THE VAGARIES OF THE WEATHER
Texas’ electric grid nearly melted down in the summer of 2019, when searing temperatures sent electricity demand soaring.
The state’s grid operator was able to keep the lights on, but many observers were worried. They wondered if Texas power plants would be able to match the rising demand, driven largely by residents reaching for the dial on their air conditioning units.
When the grid locked up…Continue
Posted on February 18, 2021 at 5:32pm
China, India, New England and Vermont
Electric bus proponents often point to China to advance their interests, i.e., sell more electric buses
China has made electric buses and EVs in urban areas a priority to reduce its well-known excessive pollution.
This pollution is due to: 1) using a lot of coal in dirty, inefficient power plants, and 2) vastly increased vehicle…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2021 at 6:00am — 1 Comment
This article describes some of the election reforms required to avoid a repeat of the Election of 2000
These election reforms are long overdue. They have to be started in Republican Legislatures, because they have the most to lose, if there were a repeat.
This article also includes:
1) A description of the fraudulent preparation of up to 288,000 ballots in envelopes near Bethpage, Long Island, NY, in October 2020, at least a month before the Election of…Continue
Posted on February 4, 2021 at 10:00am — 2 Comments
This article describes the efficiency of electric vehicles, EVs, and their charging loss, when charging at home and on-the-road, and the economics, when compared with efficient gasoline vehicles.
EVs are designed to be aero-dynamic, and to have low rolling resistance, efficient drive trains, and efficient batteries. This will minimize vehicle weight and maximize range. Tesla is the industry leader regarding efficient EVs.
Posted on January 13, 2021 at 9:30am — 10 Comments