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My Goals For Renewable Energy Will Be Achieved Long Before 2050

“falling photovoltaic (PV), wind, and battery costs will cause the dramatic shift in investment, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) notes. “PV and wind are already cheaper than building new large-scale coal or gas plants,” the 2018 report says. In addition, … Continue reading

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ARMed Attack On Super-Computing

“The HPC system is comprised of 5,184 ARM-based processors — the Thunder X2 processor, built by Cavium. Each processor has 28 cores and runs at 2 GHz. Astra will deliver over 2.3 theoretical peak petaflops of performance, which should put … Continue reading

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Driving An EV … In China

Here’s a guy who tells the story why he bought an electric vehicle in China and how it works for him. He was a reluctant buyer but government regulations made it an offence to drive a car without local registration … Continue reading

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#@%$! Russia — Go Electric

“Put your own sanctions on Russia, as well as on the sketchy, corrupt, humanity-threatening work of US oil & gas companies, European oil & gas companies, Saudi Arabia, etc. Lay a smackdown on these anti-social jacktards to the greatest degree … Continue reading

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Price And Value

“Power for the Central Arizona Project currently comes from the Navajo Generating Station, the oldest coal-fired plant in the US and one of the largest. It is scheduled to be decommissioned in 2019, which will prevent large quantities of carbon … Continue reading

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Dist-Upgrading Odroid-C2

TLW’s little Odroid C2 was getting a little confused so I thought to upgrade the software. In particular FireFox was an old version and rather obnoxious at times, pausing and being unresponsive. So I checked it out and found that … Continue reading

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India Is Hot!

“Several years ago, India set what seemed like a lofty target of 175 gigawatts of wind and solar energy by March 2022. Few believed that was a practical target, but then India plowed forward and happily impressed the world. This … Continue reading

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CPG Now Works With PHP 7

Great news! I downloaded a new version of CPG and it works with PHP 7! This means I don’t need to run an old version in a virtual machine to keep CPG working. It means less maintenance for my system … Continue reading

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Saving The Planet One Gold Mine At A Time

“The opening of the new solar plant is in-keeping with B2Gold’s ongoing commitment to responsible mining and promoting green energy solutions at its five operating gold mines worldwide. The Otjikoto Solar Plant is one of the first fully-autonomous hybrid plants … Continue reading

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Trumping The Numbers

“The coal industry is being barely kept alive by plants that are getting to the end of their lifetimes. On Trump’s watch, they have only continued to close. He might be able to stem that tide for a couple of … Continue reading

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Cannabis And Us

“All eyes are on Canada this coming week as the Senate get set to finally vote on the Cannabis Act after 14 months of discussion, debate, and passing or defeating amendments. If the bill to make recreational pot legal is passed … Continue reading

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Working Together To Electrify

“This marks the nation’s single largest investment by the electric industry to eat away at Big Oil’s longtime monopoly over transportation fuels. Diverting billions of gasoline and diesel fuel dollars that would otherwise go to oil companies can help lower … Continue reading

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