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Old 07-01-2021, 10:54 PM   #341 (permalink)
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Old 07-02-2021, 02:03 AM   #342 (permalink)
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With all the complexity inherent toupgrades required by residential electric installations, I would be quite concerned about an increase to the fire hazard.
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Old 07-03-2021, 06:25 PM   #343 (permalink)
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Apparently, Canada too:
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Old 07-04-2021, 02:36 PM   #344 (permalink)
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Apparently, Canada too
It won't turn out any good, considering the (usually) extreme weather there.
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Old 07-04-2021, 03:45 PM   #345 (permalink)
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It won't turn out any good, considering the (usually) extreme weather there.
That assumes battery tech does not solve that problem by 2035. I mean, NiMh batteries don't have as much trouble with cold as certain Lithium chemestries, right? Stands to reason that currently unavailable options might solve or mitigate the problem. After all, by 2035 we will have graphene or solid state or some other day dream realized, right?
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Old 07-04-2021, 04:48 PM   #346 (permalink)
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Yeah, if they did that everyone would start moving back.
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Old 07-04-2021, 06:07 PM   #348 (permalink)
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There wasn't enough niclkle to meet the demand for Toyota to make the prius, the nickle price spoked up to $30 per pound when adjusted for inflation back in 2007.
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That assumes battery tech does not solve that problem by 2035. I mean, NiMh batteries don't have as much trouble with cold as certain Lithium chemestries, right?
Cadmium-based batteries fare even better under harsher environmental conditions, no wonder they're still are (or were about 6 years ago) the most common to be found on airliners.


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Stands to reason that currently unavailable options might solve or mitigate the problem. After all, by 2035 we will have graphene or solid state or some other day dream realized, right?
Graphene sounds good, and so do solid-state capacitors at least in theory, but I still take the all-EV approach with a grain of salt.
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Old 07-31-2021, 11:10 PM   #350 (permalink)
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