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  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 23 5:28 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I haven't been popping round much lately, but the concern over oil in wind turbines is a funny one. It's like equating the few gallons of gas, and quart or two of oil I use to cut firewood with the 10 ...
  Topic: reduce evaporation and harvest leccy
Slim

Replies: 4
Views: 1401
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 23 11:23 am   Subject: reduce evaporation and harvest leccy
It's funny that they're claiming to be the first in the US. But I suppose maybe they mean across the entire length of the canal?

Because of issues seen in India where panels were directly above the ...
  Topic: gulp, muttless house
Slim

Replies: 13
Views: 9551
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 23 1:54 pm   Subject: gulp, muttless house
I'm biased, but a 4 year old lab might be the companion sweet spot
  Topic: pans for induction hobs
Slim

Replies: 20
Views: 104279
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 23 10:20 am   Subject: pans for induction hobs
Our cast iron is happy and highly effective on the wood stove or on the induction range. The latter is certainly easy mode, and you have even more precise control than a gas range.

Most new pots an ...
  Topic: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
Slim

Replies: 14
Views: 16046
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 30, 23 10:09 am   Subject: Apricot tree - side branch become leader?
I had been taught to prune some fruit into open vase with about four leaders, ideally starting about 18" from the soil
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 23 2:01 am   Subject: Long range EVs
https://jalopnik.com/toyota-says-this-butt-plug-will-allow-it-to-build-900-m-1850929505
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 23 12:02 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
It's a few things. Tap the batteries at peak demand times, but also maintain a smaller crew to go out and fix lines after storms, instead of paying for huge crews to come in and work overtime.
There ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 23 11:43 am   Subject: Long range EVs
Sheep is one way, but there are other good systems, including vertical panels running north south to catch morning and afternoon sun, leaving more for crops and helping to level the solar production c ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 23 1:43 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I just got more than 6" of rain in less than the last 24 hours
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 23 10:48 am   Subject: Long range EVs
I actually think that large acreages will be more difficult to transition as those machines are often running near 24/7 at specific times of the year.

For smaller acreages, there's a company called ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 23 11:15 am   Subject: Long range EVs
There are a lot of electric tractors in the pipeline.

Synthetic nitrogen can be made with hydrogen, but the first scaled production is just getting started
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 23 1:30 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
Hopefully they weren't shipped back afterwards!
Insert the classic joke about trading cookie recipes instead of shipping cookies

This is maybe the high end of reasonable for common usage now, but ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 23 12:24 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
To be approving new oil drilling in 2023 is a crime against humanity
  Topic: Long range EVs
Slim

Replies: 855
Views: 267334
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 23 12:04 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
I would take the old tack of
"So glad to hear that you agree that the current funding for helping rural and lower income families to insulate and heat their homes sustainably has been inadequate. It' ...
  Topic: Potassium Sorbate
Slim

Replies: 14
Views: 13553
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 23 10:43 am   Subject: Potassium Sorbate
Biochemistry is fun. My cat occasionally lucks out with an opportunity to clean out a dinner bowl, and shows no difference between tomato sauce and very spicy curry.
Cats are much closer to us evolut ...
 
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