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  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri May 24, 24 6:02 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Seen the Kia EV 3 announced yesterday
Under £30,000, over 250 miles range, sensible size,very good luggage space.
A lot of buttons as well as screens.
Frunk for the charger leads.
v2g.

Basi ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu May 23, 24 5:46 am   Subject: Long range EVs
We finally bit the bullet and bought an Ioniq 5. It's been fantastic so far, at least in terms of driving a small spaceship around rural New England.

Very nice, that one I'm keeping an eye on.

M ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue May 21, 24 5:37 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://reneweconomy.com.au/battery-storage-becomes-biggest-source-of-supply-in-evening-peak-in-one-of-worlds-biggest-grids/


The batteries stats are incredible. I have often run into Trolls claim ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 19, 24 9:13 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
https://electrek.co/2024/05/17/china-first-large-scale-sodium-ion-battery/

I think I linked to that one.
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 19, 24 12:12 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I'm thinking of doing a weekly post of the most current battery development as they happen. Here's a start.


https://www.notebookcheck.net/Sodium-ion-battery-by-ex-Tesla-engineer-can-hit-300-mile- ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat May 18, 24 10:06 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://www.carsguide.com.au/car-news/the-electric-car-breakthrough-weve-all-been-waiting-for-gwm-is-close-to-developing-solid

sketchy on the detail. But it reminds me of what I have always said, t ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu May 16, 24 5:44 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Also in winter you can't remotely start the car so that it heats and clears the windows!
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon May 13, 24 5:51 am   Subject: Long range EVs
A bit of news is Lithium Sulfur batteries being sampled to car companies.
Hard to find the energy density they are being sampled at, but I'd speculate a minimum of 350wh/kg.
That's double the densit ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 12, 24 12:51 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I didn't spot the chargers as they were at the opposite corner of the car park.
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 12, 24 6:20 am   Subject: Long range EVs
We went for an impromptu picnic at a beach yesterday and it occurred to me on route that I passed a petrol station with a queue and whilst we had enough in the tank for planned journey any inspired ch ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat May 11, 24 6:35 am   Subject: Long range EVs
It's OK. Everyone can have an

I knew there was something missing from my life.

All those f*ckwits that keep going on about coal powered electricity in China, they only need so much power cos of ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri May 10, 24 5:51 am   Subject: Long range EVs
The latest CATL claim is that they are actually producing 500wh/kg batteries in trucks.
That's essentially flight grade!
  Topic: this is a problem
jema

Replies: 46
Views: 133171
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 24 7:20 pm   Subject: this is a problem
The more I watch stuff about AI training, the more I think we are being spidered by Amazon AWS for AI training, not much else makes sense.
  Topic: Third party cookies
jema

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Views: 1025
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 24 6:00 am   Subject: Third party cookies
Basically iirc correctly when you visit here, some first party cookies are used to recall your login, where you are on posts and other stuff to help you.

Third party cookies are from advertisers on ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
jema

Replies: 1160
Views: 602205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 24 5:58 am   Subject: Long range EVs
I'm a massive advocate of batteries, I see no reason why most homes couldn't have a 10kwh sodium battery if not more.
Probably 30% of housing could be self sufficient all year round on solar and batt ...
 
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