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Turtle n Peeps

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Yosemite Sam1 wrote:

Reisender wrote:

I’ve read a couple interesting articles on workplace charging. Utilities are promoting it in areas with reasonable solar output. A covered solar parking area can provide all the power needed for the average daily commute.

BC hydro has a good write up on their website re total increase in grid load. If every personal vehicle in BC was to miraculously become electtic overnight the total increased grid load would be 19 percent. This is a hydro rich province. Pretty much all our power comes from hydro here and capacity continues to grow. There is some solar growth here but not lots.


New buildings in California put include garage with roofs of solar benefitting employees with charging stations and added sun protection to their cars when previous practice is just open asphalt or concrete.

Tesla is offering solar panels on the roof of your house as a package since they also own Solar City.


Oh like the Giga factory roof here?

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Oh waite, that's not the real roof. Here is the real roof! Hey, where is the complete solar roof like the fake picture?

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https://insideevs.com/news/335972/teslas-tilburg-site-has-massive-solar-roof/

Solar covers some 43,000 square meters and is estimated to generate up to 3 MW of electricity.


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Yes lots of buildings including WM in the gigafactory area with no solar. And WM loves solar much of which was installed by Tesla. I think it must be lack of incentives or unfavorable net metering in this area.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tesla+Gigafactory

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They all have s sweetheart deal with the local utilities. It was part of the package of incentives to build in that area.

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pianotuna wrote:

https://insideevs.com/news/335972/teslas-tilburg-site-has-massive-solar-roof/

Solar covers some 43,000 square meters and is estimated to generate up to 3 MW of electricity.


I was all over Europe for nearly a month until last week.

Solar panels are everywhere and turbines in several sites.

They might leaf frog us in renewables as energy source because for them renewables is not political.

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Yes lots of buildings including WM in the gigafactory area with no solar. And WM loves solar much of which was installed by Tesla. I think it must be lack of incentives or unfavorable net metering in this area.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tesla+Gigafactory

Design rendering and reality does not make anything fake except for the empty argument with no real point.


Gigafactory is scalable. Recently, only 30% of space is being used. It is meant to be a factory of the future where all support facilities are also housed in one roof for efficient supply chain and scalable economies of scale.

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They all have s sweetheart deal with the local utilities. It was part of the package of incentives to build in that area.


If you are talking of Nevada, the new administration just passed a bill to make the state source 50% of it's energy needs from renewables by 2030.

And new incentives for installing solar.

The windy Washoe Valley is ideal for wind farm (shown in design rendering in Tesla Gigafactory).

@Turtle n Peeps, design rendering is what the architect and owner envision as the FINAL look at the project once completed. Gigafactory is still a work-in-progress when the photo was taken and it will be for sometime as it is built and expanded as needed. (scalable)

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Bezos just announced right now that they will be 10 years ahead of Paris Climate goals accord. They will be 100% renewables by 2030; 80% by 2024.

And they will be buying Rivian EVs for their delivery trucks.

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If you are talking of Nevada, the new administration just passed a bill to make the state source 50% of it's energy needs from renewables by 2030.



LOL. Once the bills start rolling in for attempting to accomplish such a thing that is orchestrated by government, and then they start hitting up the people footing the bills through taxes for the funds, the new administration will become the outgoing administration at the next opportunity.

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Bert Ackerman wrote:

Yosemite Sam1 wrote:



If you are talking of Nevada, the new administration just passed a bill to make the state source 50% of it's energy needs from renewables by 2030.



LOL. Once the bills start rolling in for attempting to accomplish such a thing that is orchestrated by government, and then they start hitting up the people footing the bills through taxes for the funds, the new administration will become the outgoing administration at the next opportunity.


Nevada, just like California, has a surplus. It can't also have deficit because state laws mandate that state operate on balanced-budget principles. Therefore, it can't pass a law where programs will be unfunded (or on deficit spending) on an un-enacted new tax bill.

But I'm curious, how do you intend the kick out the current Nevada democratic administration from out of Florida?

* This post was edited 09/19/19 11:41am by Yosemite Sam1 *

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