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Tesla is plugging a secret mega-battery into the Texas grid

Messenger-Inquirer 09 Mar 2021
its official mission is to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” Utility-scale batteries are needed to store the electricity produced by wind and solar, but they can also become lucrative opportunities ... A year later Tesla acquired SolarCity, the solar-panel installer founded by Musk and his cousins.
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Will electricity provide the promised fix?

The CT Mirror 09 Mar 2021
But will it? ... Something’s not right ... money, lives, and liberty ... Photovoltaic (PV) panels (solar energy) seem harmless but constructing PV panels involves considerable toxic chemicals. It also takes tremendous heat to turn quarts into silicon, the most common semiconductor used in solar cells. Coal fuels the heat in the highest producing countries ... .
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Ordinance may allow small commercial solar projects

The Daily Reporter 08 Mar 2021
Soon, commercial power customers of Coldwater Board of Public Utilities may have the ability to use their own solar generation to reduce grid power purchase ... The solar power can only be 80% of the capacity use of the customer into the city grid ... These projects will have a meter to show how much solar is produce and how much power is used from CBPU.
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Establishing the origin of solar-mass black holes and the connection to dark matter

Phys Dot Org 08 Mar 2021
Surprisingly, LIGO has recently observed a 2.6 solar-mass black hole candidate (event GW190814, reported in Astrophysical Journal Letters 896 (2020) 2, L44) ... This process can produce a population of solar mass black holes, regardless of how small the primordial black holes are.
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Elon Musk’s Tesla building giant battery to plug into Texas grid

Al Jazeera 08 Mar 2021
its official mission is to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” Utility-scale batteries are needed to store the electricity produced by wind and solar, but they can also become lucrative opportunities ... A year later Tesla acquired SolarCity, the solar-panel installer founded by Musk and his cousins.
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Tesla enters Texas energy market, plugs gigantic battery to faulty grid

Hindustan Times 08 Mar 2021
its official mission is to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” Utility-scale batteries are needed to store the electricity produced by wind and solar, but they can also become lucrative opportunities ... A year later Tesla acquired SolarCity, the solar-panel installer founded by Musk and his cousins.
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Tesla division reportedly building mega-battery for Texas power grid

Business Day 08 Mar 2021
Utility-scale batteries are needed to store the electricity produced by wind and solar, but they can also become lucrative opportunities ... Musk then hawked a “solar roof” that has gone through several iterations without becoming a strong contender in the market.
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Energy and Water Autonomy for Off-Grid Waterfront Floating Structures

Technology Org 08 Mar 2021
First, due to their siting, such structures are typically not shaded by the surrounding urban context, which allows access to abundant solar energy in comparison with most urban sites ... We propose locating solar panels on the BCL’s roof and south-facing façade to produce sufficient energy for the building’s operation.
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The recent sell-off has taken the 'frothiness' out of SPACs and has made mega-cap tech ...

Business Insider 08 Mar 2021
In areas like SPACs, software, AI, solar, EVs, and cannabis, we've seen declines across the board ranging from 25%-60%," Bespoke wrote in a note released late Friday ... The list included exercise tech and equipment maker Peloton, solar microinverter producer Enphase Energy and cloud infrastructure company Cloudfare ... ....
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Novel hydrogen fuel purification membrane paves the way for greener future

Phys Dot Org 08 Mar 2021
Thus, ongoing research has been focusing on efficient and environment-friendly ways to produce hydrogen fuel. Solar hydrogen production ... Miwako Kubo et al, Superhydrophobic polycarbosilane membranes for purification of solar hydrogen, Separation and Purification Technology (2020).
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Japan's green future means reckoning with its nuclear past

Straits Times 08 Mar 2021
Nuclear energy produces about 10 per cent of the world's electricity, down from a peak of 18 per cent in the mid-1990s, and the construction ... it requires minimal overseas fuel, takes up little land - unlike solar and onshore wind - and produces carbon-free power around the clock.
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Oil and gas interests left to “self-regulate” in aftermath of winter storm as Texas politicians ...

Raw Story 08 Mar 2021
And few of the bills they filed in the aftermath of the outages seek to reform problems that the storm exposed in the way natural gas is produced, delivered and used to make power ... "I understand [power plants] can't produce electricity without your gas," Geren said.
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Japan’s dilemma: Should it use nuclear to achieve climate goals?

Al Jazeera 08 Mar 2021
Nuclear energy produces about 10% of the world’s electricity, down from a peak of 18% in the mid-1990s, and the construction of new plants lags ... it requires minimal overseas fuel, takes up little land—unlike solar and onshore wind—and produces carbon-free power around the clock.
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Company plans to roll out first mass-produced solar car this year

Longview News-Journal 07 Mar 2021
The 12 selenium solar cells that decorated its exterior produced less horsepower than an actual horse ... Aptera Motors, a California company whose name comes from the ancient Greek for “wingless,” is rolling out the first mass-produced solar car this year.
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Singapore builds huge floating solar farm out at sea in bid to tackle climate crisis (cloned)

The Independent 07 Mar 2021
... into a sea of glimmering solar panels ... With the ability to produce up to five megawatts of electricity, the solar panels can provide enough energy to power at least 1,400 flats year-round.

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