Speeding the Energy Transition
May 3, 2021

Earth Day is Elon Musk to the Moon Day | Clean Power Hour Ep.41

Earth Day is Elon Musk to the Moon Day | Clean Power Hour Ep.41

Today on the Clean Power Hour Ep.41:
Elon Musk Beats Bezos to the Moon 
Solar Powered Robot Helicopter Flies on Mars
Solar Powered Greenhouses Sprouting Asparagus in France
HVDC Powerline Crossing North Sea - How about the Earth? 
Electricity Utilities Pushing for 80% Emissions Cut by 2030

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**HVDC powerline completed that connects German wind and Norweigen hydroelectric power, pictures inside building cool
“'623 km long; 1,400 MW capacity at ± 525 kV; Offshore: 516 km submarine cable; Onshore: 54 km underground cable (Büsum - Wilster/Schleswig-Holstein) and 53 km overhead line (Vollesfjord - Tonstad/NO)'’
https://www.tennet.eu/news/detail/nordlink-the-green-cable-between-germany-and-norway-is-now-fully-in-operation/
Global grid:
https://spectrum.ieee.org/energy/the-smarter-grid/lets-build-a-global-power-grid

**Video of the flight of the ingenuity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMnOo2zcjXA

**NASA chooses SpaceX to take us to the moon again… Artemis in Elon style 
https://youtu.be/y-sA3R4MWjA
Musk beats Bezos for Artemis moon lander 
https://youtu.be/wyM8cs4zh0Y

**Utilities pushing for 80% emissions cut by 80%
https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/power-companies-urge-biden-implement-policies-cut-emissions-80-by-2030-2021-04-17/

**French photovoltaic greenhouse delivers 3.1 GWh and 4 tons/hectare of asparagus in one year
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2021/04/01/french-photovoltaic-greenhouse-delivers-3-1-gwh-and-4-tons-hectare-of-asparagus-in-one-year/

Trina Vertex pitch deck, notice image at end of shipping container perfectly filled
https://commercialsolarguy.com/2020/05/29/solar-panel-innovation-is-much-more-than-efficiency/

Pennsylvania solar lease article
https://commercialsolarguy.com/2021/04/09/solar-farm-land-lease-rates-pennsylvania-qa/

Largest off grid Solar n Storage 30 MW by Baywa Re https://www.miningglobal.com/sustainability-1/b2gold-commissions-worlds-largest-grid-solar-plant

The Story of DE Shaw and Ranger Power in Michigan; Yahoo Finance: D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Completes Financing of 79-Megawatt Assembly Solar III Project.
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/d-e-shaw-renewable-investments-120000506.html

Cool wind turbine installation time lapse video
https://twitter.com/hcanercan/status/1383341236845629441

Wind power cost projections 
https://twitter.com/SolarInMASS/status/1383006043597205505

A white, so white, it actually extracts heat from a structure,
https://phys.org/news/2021-04-whitest-hereand-coolest-literally.html

Robotic solar panel installer, old video, but still shows some weird potentials. Reminds me of the 5B product from last week’s show.
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/akhil-subash-007_automation-solar-ugcPost-6788167314241032192-yHQX/

US’ first battery powered train, replaces diesel trains that run on non electrified tracks
https://electrek.co/2021/04/20/egeb-long-island-rail-road-tests-uss-first-battery-powered-trains/

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