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  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 23 6:00 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/sep/26/staggering-green-growth-gives-hope-for-15c-says-global-energy-head

That's the one bit of good news.
Some places in Australia now you can apparen ...
  Topic: Potassium Sorbate
jema

Replies: 14
Views: 800
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 23 10:13 am   Subject: Potassium Sorbate
Jema, what are the food items in question?
We freeze, cellar, or can most of our things with no issues.....

Chilli sauces are the immediate ones, but I'm thinking of things like Mayo and anything ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 23 1:36 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Landlords selling up is a good thing!
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 23 6:28 am   Subject: Long range EVs
We basically are living in a dystopian future.
  Topic: Potassium Sorbate
jema

Replies: 14
Views: 800
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Sep 23, 23 7:30 am   Subject: Potassium Sorbate
I'm planning a flip to the dark side!
Some of what we make goes mouldy.
The same commercial products don't and contain Potassium Sorbate.
So why not just use the stuff in quantities I control?
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 23 6:41 am   Subject: Long range EVs
looking at more speculation on the battery price trends yesterday.
The speculation is that pack prices have been falling 10% month on month for the last couple of months and that they are down at lea ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 23 1:26 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
The only positive is that the UK is one poxy country and an outlier compared to what is generally happening.
But make no mistake this isn't just fossil fuel companies profiting it will be the UK econ ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 23 9:22 am   Subject: Long range EVs
I'd disagree, given battery life is the potential weakest link I really don't think manufacturers have the incentive or scope to actually aim for anything less that the longest life time the chemistry ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 23 5:44 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Batteries continue to last longer than many fear: https://news.yahoo.com/researchers-surprising-discovery-lifespan-ev-110000330.html

There has been so much FUD generated around batteries that I dou ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 23 1:03 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
We do have something like that here Slim. There are 'dial a ride' schemes that operate near us, but I have never used one. If I am going south I do tend to use the bus; the senior bus pass means it is ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 23 6:44 am   Subject: Long range EVs
but it seems limited by potential cost right now

Loads of different sources right now are saying battery prices are tumbling. Apparently 10% down in a single month.

That looks very much like pr ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 23 6:46 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=56880

The California duck curve is interesting and shows how ideas about peak and off peak are getting dated.

I have a feeling that the battery an ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 23 1:48 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
https://www.dawn.com/news/1775651/asia-apparel-hubs-including-pakistan-face-65bn-export-hit-from-extreme-weather-study

Really poor people will be getting even poorer.

That's the other big questi ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 23 1:25 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I agree with you - instead of pushing EVs the gov should be concentrating on improving public transport.
Big fuss locally as the buses that used to transport folk to one of the cities no longer runs ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 694
Views: 195804
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 23 6:22 am   Subject: Long range EVs
There was a development of flats proposed with virtually no parking places not far from here in a small town. Travel to the south to the city is no problem, to the north it is hourly to the next town, ...
 
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