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Alex P

Green, climate change, and bio-environmental impact  - 
 
pollution is killing us all early on
 
The World Health Organization (WHO) explains that 92% of world's population lives in areas with pollution above safe WHO limits. A University of Rochester Chart Explains How Air Pollution Leads to Alzheimer, Autism, Low IQ, Parkinson, Memory Loss, Stroke, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosishttps://www.urmc.rochester.edu/labs/elder-lab/projects/air_pollution_and_alzheimers_disease

Smog lowers IQ and raises risk of autoimmune diseases, Alzheimer, Parkinson, Memory Loss, Brain Inflammationhttp://news.umt.edu/2015/02/021015alzh.php (University of Montana study, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2015;43(3):1039-58. ► http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25147109).

Smog associated with neuroinflammation, an altered innate immune response, disruption of the blood-brain barrier, ultrafine particulate deposition, and accumulation of amyloid beta-42 and alpha-synuclein in children and young adults.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3794301/ (free full paper, Toxicol Pathol. 2008 Feb;36(2):289-310)

Early Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease pathology in urban childrenhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3581281/ - free full paper thanks to US National Library of Medicine (Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:161687)

Air pollution exposures are linked to cognitive and olfaction deficits, oxidative stress, neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration including frontal hyperphosphorylated tau and diffuse amyloid plaques in children and young adults.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18349428 ► Toxicol Pathol. 2008 Feb;36(2):289-310

Air Pollution and Dementia ► free full paper ► http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3622279/. (Arch Intern Med. 2012 Feb 13; 172(3): 219–227.)*

Air Pollution and Multiple Sclerosishttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4436546/ (free full paper)

Brain Health and Air Pollutionhttp://www.vox.com/2016/2/23/11094686/air-pollution-dementia

Car, Ships and coal smog also leads to lower IQhttp://goo.gl/alNQIk and autismhttp://goo.gl/66nqwr.

Lead exposure (air) and Alzheimer linkhttp://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822119 (American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) 2014 Annual Meeting. Abstract NR-13. Presented March 15, 2014.)

Air Pollution and Impaired Memoryhttp://www.npr.org/2012/02/17/147047547/air-pollution-ups-risk-of-stroke-impaired-memory

Particulate Matter, Ozone lead to more Alzheimerhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25310992 (J Alzheimers Dis. 2015;44(2):573-84. )

Alzheimer Disease caused by Oxidative Stress from Air Pollutionhttp://www.hindawi.com/journals/jeph/2012/472751/ (Journal of Environmental and Public Health, Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 472751)

OTHER CATASTROPHIC EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION

Effects of particulate matter (generated by coal fired plants, cars, etc) on human health are much stronger as particles get below 2.5 microns and penetrate the lungs. Particles between 0.3 and 1 enter the lung air sacs, those between 1 and 2 microns enter the lung bronchi - and these particles can be HEAVY METALS (Arsenic, Mercury from Coal Fired Plants, etc). Coal and car smog kills millions of people each year ► http://goo.gl/jDj0hI and leads to lower IQ ► http://goo.gl/alNQIk and autism ► http://goo.gl/66nqwr, not just Alzheimer, asthma, lung cancer, heart disease. Also, http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2007/08/pollution-causes-40-percent-deaths-worldwide-study-finds explains that 40% of deaths are due to pollution. Smog kills billions earlier than their normal time. Coal fired plants generate most human emissions of mercury and arsenic in the air.

In 2011 only 3.5% of 15 year olds in the Los Angeles Metro area had significant lung deficits, compared to 8% of 15 year olds in 1998. This is a result of ever tightening air regulations in California, which benefit public health (air pollution was shown to cause autism, heart disease, asthma, lung cancer, etc). With 40% of US electric cars in California, if the electric car trend continues, California will have the cleanest air in the nation one day. Car smog gets into the lungs and lodges up there, effectively destroying the lungs and preventing lung growth in children.

http://hsnewsbeat.uw.edu/story/study-shows-how-air-pollution-fosters-heart-disease is a Washington University study showing what has been known for decades: car pollution as 2.5 micron particulate matter leads to heart disease. For example if you look at city-data.com and type your city, then Ctrl F to find "PM2.5" you will see the 2013 levels of ParticulateMatter2.5 which are Mountain View 11.3 (Google headquarters), New York 9.03, San Francisco 10.2, Sacramento 9.85, Redding, CA 6.07, Miami (Florida) 6.55, Houston 12.3, Seattle 9.29, Washington DC 11.4, Boston 9.07, Pittsburgh 9.71, Chicago 10.8, 17.7 in Beverly Hills, 17.4 in Santa Monica, 15.9 in Gardena, Manhattan Beach 16.4, Torrance 15.5, San Diego 11.2, Carlsbad 10, Malibu 9.40, Santa Barbara 9.65, Los Angeles 18.9, San Luis Obispo 7.11, I.e. LA area has high values compared to Northern California, San Diego and most of the big US cities.

The US average is 9.4. Beijing often reaches 250 (sometimes even 1000, 100 times above US average) - 10 times the 25 World Health Organization limit for safety. The 2013 Beijing average was 90.

There is no better "driving" karma than driving an electric car, especially if you drive more than 300 miles a month. Or some kind of plug in hybrid at least, short distances electric, longer gas. If one cannot drive electric for whatever reason, solar panels or going vegan can offset more than an electric car driven a lot. Solar panels a lot more than going vegan, if a big system in a sunny area.


For a detailed explanation of tremendous service to humanity done when you install solar panels or buy your next car electric, see https://plus.google.com/+AlexP/posts/Svx8uZ8Hk7A. You not only save the world, but your money too, since electricity is much cheaper than gasoline. :)

A few German politicians started talking about banning oil cars.https://plus.google.com/+AlexP/posts/EPxdxyHkrtL

Norway already plans to ban oil cars in 2025, they just need to pass the bill in Parliament. More than 20% of new cars sold in Norway are electric these days, Norway having the most electric cars per capita in the world.https://plus.google.com/+AlexP/posts/DNpT9MaiVYj.

Austria is thinking about banning them in 2020https://plus.google.com/+AlexP/posts/i3h5LMojLi1.

Holland wants gasoline and diesel cars banned in 2025https://plus.google.com/+AlexP/posts/Svx8uZ8Hk7A.
A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits.
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Island nations' leading role in renewable energy

"Far from being the powerless victims that they are often portrayed, island nations are actively fighting as foot soldiers in this war. These small states are showcasing solutions by pioneering ambitious programmes to transform their energy supply. In the Pacific, Tokelau reached 100 percent renewable energy back in 2012 and the neighbouring Tuvalu and the Cook Islands are due to become fully powered by renewables before 2020." | via Al Jazeera #Islands #RenewableEnergy #ClimateAction

Read more at: ow.ly/11j1304utpi
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Ottawa gets green with solar energy project, Crown says between 10,000-12,000 Sask. homes will run on solar power within 5 years and solar power proposals are on the rise in Calgary as the province pushes for renewable energy. These are the stories from Canada.
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Design of #SolarEnergy system in #FoodManufacturing environment #PowerManagement #SolarRooftop

Author: John P.T. Mo

Publisher: Cogent Engineering

Global climate change has driven many manufacturing organizations to consider renewable energy as an alternative source of power for their operations. However, the instability and unpredictability of renewable energy has made it difficult to design an optimal solution. This is particularly critical for food manufacturing which is constrained by timing and seasonable fluctuations. This paper describes a feasibility study of offsetting grid supplied power by local generation using a roof top photovoltaic system. The study shows that the company can significantly reduce their carbon emitting energy usage by a 100 kW photovoltaic solar system that helps to reduce the annual electricity consumption by 39%. The system sizing methodology has taken into account the load profile of the food manufacturing plant and seasonal solar energy availability with the constrain to consume all solar power immediately.

Photo: System diagram of the Solar Energy System (Credit: John P.T. Mo)

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Author: John P.T. Mo Publisher: Cogent Engineering Abstract Global climate change has driven many manufacturing organizations to consider renewable energy as an alternative source of power for their operations. However, the instability and unpredictability of renewable energy has made it difficult to design an optimal solution. This is particularly critical for food manufacturing which is constrained by timing and seasonable fluctuations. This pa...
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Energy storage (heat storage, batteries, fuel cells, etc.)  - 
 
2,600 used #batteries merged to form a large #ElectricityStorage Facility in #Hamburg #Germany

The electricity storage facility consists of 2,600 battery modules from over 100 electric vehicles. It has a power rating of two megawatts (MW) and a storage capacity of 2,800 kilowatt-hours (kWh). This is enough to supply electricity to an average two-person household for seven months. However, the stored energy is not intended for general supply, but instead is sold on the primary control reserve market by Vattenfall, along with power from other flexibly controllable facilities. The storage facility delivers primary control reserve power necessary to keep the 50 Hz grid frequency stable. Primary control reserve power must be available within a few seconds.

The joint project provides a useful second life for batteries previously fitted in BMW electric vehicles which have reached the end of their life cycle in the vehicle. After the used batteries have been tested and wired up, they are merged into the electricity storage facility where they constitute an important resource of the new energy landscape in stationary deployment.

Photo: A second life for used electric vehicle batteries (Credit: Vattenfall)

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22 September 2016 - Hamburg/Munich/Stuttgart What should be done with still-usable batteries at the end of their life cycle in electric vehicles? The Battery 2nd Life project organized by Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch merges them into a large storage facility in Hamburg, Germany, to keep the electricity grid stable. Storage stabilizes the electricity grid within seconds Electromobility and electricity storage are two core elements of the new energy l...
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Hungarian invention. I-WIND wind turbines for clean energy day and night. Please contact the following email address: info@iwinds.eu
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Iain Robertson

General Discussion  - 
 
|26 September 2016| UK Companies committed to meeting the UK's climate targets are being supplied with Energy Labels which confirm the source and carbon content of their clean electricity. SmartestEnergy, the UK's leading purchaser of electricity from renewables generators, has given 500 companies - including the University of London - the labels in a move designed to boost the renewables industry. SmartestEnergy Chief Executive Offic...
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#Cooling buildings with #solar #heat: Reducing the #electricity requirement for #cooling and #air #conditioning
In some Mediterranean countries, more than half of the electricity produced is used for air conditioning in #summer. Solar-based methods can particularly lower the electricity needs at peak load times and thus reduce #costs. +Fraunhofer ISE +ZAE Bayern

The cooling or air conditioning of buildings with solar heat has a particular appeal because the heat demand and supply are usually consistent with each another. Cold stores in southern climates and...
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Why are oil and gas companies putting money into renewable energy?


To avoid extinction, smart fossil fuel companies are putting more R&D into renewable energy.
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Now power your devices anytime...anywhere...
The main challenge of modern adventurers is to keep portable electronic gadgets sufficiently powered at remote stay. Generating power from Mother Nature in the form of wind or sun is the preferred option for many, with a...
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|27 September 2016| Scotland The most powerful wind turbines in the world will be used at Scotland's innovative European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Vattenfall's pioneering 92.4 MW EOWDC project, also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, will use bespoke MHI Vestas turbines capable of powering up to 8.4 MW. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind CEO Jens Tommerup said: “MHI Vestas is shaping the future of the offshore wind market ...
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Jie Yang

Solar  - 
 
A recent study shows that solar PV panels coupled with lead-acid batteries can strongly increase electricity self-sufficiency
Nowadays, more and more people use solar PV panels and energy storage systems at home to support household electricity use. This is in line with other efforts (e.g., wind energy, electric cars, etc.) to protect the environment and achieve sustainable development. It is expected that in the near future, houses will be self-sufficient and can …
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Iain Robertson

General Discussion  - 
 
|27 September 2016| Europe Adopting innovative approaches is key to Europe realising its renewables ambitions, according to a new report by WindEurope. The ‘Making Transition Work’ report spells out specific policy directions Europe's key stakeholders must take to ensure the continent meets its climate and energy goals. It calls for more ambitious targets, to achieve 30% of renewables in final energy consumption by 2030 and more innov...
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On August 11 a bid of US$0.46/W was put forward to build 500MW of solar power in China (a roughly calculated levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) at $0.019/kWh). This past week we saw a bid of $0.0…
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Governance, industry, and business  - 
 
Analysis of a Hybrid Solar-Assisted Trigeneration System #SolarPower #NaturalGas #ThermalPower #EnergyStorage

Authors: Elisa Marrasso, Carlo Roselli, Maurizio Sasso and Francesco Tariello

Journal Title: Energies

Publisher: MDPI AG

A hybrid solar-assisted trigeneration system is analyzed in this paper. The system is composed of a 20 m2 solar field of evacuated tube collectors, a natural gas fired micro combined heat and power system delivering 12.5 kW of thermal power, an absorption heat pump (AHP) with a nominal cooling power of 17.6 kW, two storage tanks (hot and cold) and an electric auxiliary heater (AH). The plant satisfies the energy demand of an office building located in Naples (Southern Italy). The electric energy of the cogenerator is used to meet the load and auxiliaries electric demand; the interactions with the grid are considered in cases of excess or over requests. This hybrid solution is interesting for buildings located in cities or historical centers with limited usable roof surface to install a conventional solar heating and cooling (SHC) system able to achieve high solar fraction (SF). The results of dynamic simulation show that a tilt angle of 30° maximizes the SF of the system on annual basis achieving about 53.5%. The influence on the performance of proposed system of the hot water storage tank (HST) characteristics (volume, insulation) is also studied. It is highlighted that the SF improves when better insulated and bigger HSTs are considered. A maximum SF of about 58.2% is obtained with a 2000 L storage, whereas the lower thermal losses take place with a better insulated 1000 L tank.

Illustration Photo: Solar Rooftop (Public Domain from Pixabay.com)


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Authors: Elisa Marrasso, Carlo Roselli, Maurizio Sasso and Francesco Tariello Journal Title: Energies Publisher: MDPI AG Abstract A hybrid solar-assisted trigeneration system is analyzed in this paper. The system is composed of a 20 m2 solar field of evacuated tube collectors, a natural gas fired micro combined heat and power system delivering 12.5 kW of thermal power, an absorption heat pump (AHP) with a nominal cooling power of 17.6 kW, two sto...
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#SolarPV Poised to Boom in #Africa Thanks to Declining Costs #SolarEnergy

The business case for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa is stronger than ever thanks to rapidly declining technology costs, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Markets, estimates that installed costs for power generated by utility-scale solar PV projects in Africa have decreased as much as 61 per cent since 2012. Today, installed costs for these projects are as low as USD 1.30 per watt in Africa, compared to the global average of USD 1.80 per watt.

Mini-grids utilising solar PV and off-grid solar home systems also provide higher quality energy services at the same or lower costs than the alternatives, finds the report. Stand-alone solar PV mini-grids have installed costs in Africa as low as USD 1.90 per watt for systems larger than 200 kW. Solar home systems – which have tripled in Africa between 2010 and 2014 – provide the annual electricity needs of off-grid households for as little as USD 56 per year, less than what they currently pay for poor quality energy services.

Illustration Photo:Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda (Credit: James Anderson/Flickr Commons CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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Falling technology costs make solar PV one of the cheapest ways to meet power needs and increase energy access on the continent Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 22 Sept. 2016 – The business case for solar photovoltaics (PV) in Africa is stronger than ever thanks to rapidly declining technology costs, according to a new report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Solar PV in Africa: Costs and Markets, estimates that installed cos...
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Redaksi Tinuku

Structure tech (in building power systems, infrastructure)  - 
 
Art-eco design Greenhost Boutique Hotel without material waste since construction http://www.tinuku.com/2016/09/22.html
Tinuku ~ Greenhost Boutique Hotel design implementing green building concepts sought as much as possible environment friendly. Hotel also de...
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Briar Haven

Commercial  - 
 
Inhabitat: Elon Musk plans to unveil solar roof and Powerwall 2.0 on October 28. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwltuvlS4
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says October 28 is the date of the planned launch for the Tesla/SolarCity solar roof and integrated Powerwall 2.0.
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