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Old 01-15-2019, 12:48 AM   #4527 (permalink)
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You can prolly get the Chevy and the house for what the bus would go for nowadays.

If you have money Tesla can sell you all three pieces, the roof, the car and the Powerwall.

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Some time back the subject drifted to energy storage. I don't recall if I mentioned it at the time, but I was thinking that a valid use case for Elon Musk's Hyperloop woul be for energy storage. So here's what I'd characterize as a hubless flywheel, the Terraloop;

It turns out [11:40] that the Coriolis effect isn't an engineering hurdle.
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