DaveinOlyWA
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Re: Charge at night! - 25 TWh of Wind Power Idled in 2010

Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:44 am

All this makes me think that not having TOU here might be a mistake. It would not change my charging habits since 90% of my home charging isdone between 10-3 am which is needed since i leave the house at 4 am and earlier frequently, but cut the rates 50% for late night rates and iamwilling to bet it will chaange some habits
2011 SL; 44,598 mi, 87% SOH. 2013 S; 44,840 mi, 91% SOH. 2016 S30; 29,413 mi, 99% SOH. 2018 S; 25,185 mi, SOH 92.23%. 2019 S Plus; 412 mi, 99.72% SOH
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Re: Charge at night! - 25 TWh of Wind Power Idled in 2010

Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:08 am

JeremyW wrote:I predict in the future spring time will be when EVers will go on road trips. ;)
Right around Memorial Day, when the gas prices are the highest! Let's do it!
Reddy
2011 SL; 9 bar, 45.80 AHr; 45,000 mi; rcv'd Aug 18, 2011
Long: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... al#p226115"
Cold: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... 60#p243033"

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Re: Charge at night! - 25 TWh of Wind Power Idled in 2010

Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:39 pm

Back OT, there was only 1 TWh excess RE in Germany, a small country with a higher RE concentration than the US. Here is a quote from Andy's other thread:
SolarFuel’s chief customer officer, Stephan Rieke, says that the amount of excess renewable energy in Germany grew, in two years, from 150 gigawatt-hours per year to 1,000 gigawatt-hours per year. “That’s electricity that we could use for nothing,” he says. The amount is expected to continue to grow as Germany pursues ambitious goals to cut greenhouse-gas emissions 80 percent by 2050 using largely renewable energy (see “The Great German Energy Experiment”).
http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... 70#p272999
http://www.technologyreview.com/news/51 ... lar-power/
Reddy
2011 SL; 9 bar, 45.80 AHr; 45,000 mi; rcv'd Aug 18, 2011
Long: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... al#p226115"
Cold: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... 60#p243033"

Reddy
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Re: Charge at night! - 25 TWh of Wind Power Idled in 2010

Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:33 pm

Ok folks spring is officially here in the PNW. The winds have started howling. Get out there and consume some of this nice renewable energy. I've shown this link before, but today is another good example of the high correlation with wind power production (green) and net interchange or export from the region (purple). So, even if you're in CA, you can be assured that right now more of your power is from wind. Also, the 2nd link shows a cool US wind map. It's windy almost everywhere in the US.
http://transmission.bpa.gov/Business/Op ... ltwg3.aspx
http://hint.fm/wind/
Reddy
2011 SL; 9 bar, 45.80 AHr; 45,000 mi; rcv'd Aug 18, 2011
Long: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... al#p226115"
Cold: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.p ... 60#p243033"

DaveinOlyWA
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Re: Charge at night! - 25 TWh of Wind Power Idled in 2010

Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:12 pm

Your revival of this thread wouldnt have anything to dowith do these 30 mph gusts we are getting right now?
2011 SL; 44,598 mi, 87% SOH. 2013 S; 44,840 mi, 91% SOH. 2016 S30; 29,413 mi, 99% SOH. 2018 S; 25,185 mi, SOH 92.23%. 2019 S Plus; 412 mi, 99.72% SOH
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