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re: Poll: Overwhelming majority of Americans do not support banning gas powered cars - billjamin
[quote]I support banning electric cars in Louisiana.[/quote]Thats just as retarded as mandating them...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]I said you can own everything required to produce energy without external inputs. Did you read that part? Do you comprehend that part?[/quote] There is only one solution for ultimate independence and thats solar and storage. End of story. Everything else needs a functioning infrastructure....
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re: Poll: Overwhelming majority of Americans do not support banning gas powered cars - billjamin
[quote]I’m sure billigan or whatever his name is will tell us we are all wrong.[/quote] If you'r talking about me, this is yet another super shitty take. I don't support elimination of ICE or forced EV role outs. I'm also not an environmentalist and would get hung by most greenies if they knew how ...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]A 24kW with 3 PWs for 85k before incentives? That seems awfully low but idk how much the market has changed in a couple years. That seems like a great price tbh.[/quote] Feels like. You have $31k in Powerwalls, then 2.25/W for the PV? I think the national resi average is hanging around 2.80/...
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re: 3 physicists share Nobel Prize for work on quantum entanglements - billjamin
[quote]quantum entanglements[/quote] Sounds like a fancy name for a swingers party. ...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]Storing electrons is a zero sum game[/quote] :lol: good stuff...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]Too bad in this case it's the opposite as rare earth metals will only skyrocket as demand waxes[/quote] You realize no one who actually knows what they’re talking about is predicting the $/kWh of storage to actually increase right?...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]Gotta get updated my man. Tesla has increased prices multiple times over the last couple years. Retail, I believe, is now $11k for the first with the Gateway and $10k each after just for the PW.[/quote] Damn I'm shocked to see that little difference with the BGW. I'm rusty on my pricing thou...
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re: Elon Musk agrees to go ahead with $44 billion Twitter deal - billjamin
[quote]The burning question…Is it a buy now?[/quote] Looks like you can make about .20 a share if you can actually get a sale done....
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re: Elon Musk agrees to go ahead with $44 billion Twitter deal - billjamin
[quote]Some good stuff from this thread back in June[/quote] :lol: I was just thinking about that gem....
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re: Elon Musk agrees to go ahead with $44 billion Twitter deal - billjamin
[quote]Before you buy a business you go through their books,something will come out before he hands over any cash[/quote] Not when you go about it the way Elon did. Normally you would get an MOU type agreement, lock everyone up with NDAs, call in an IE and/or audit then get reports and bring th...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
How big was that? I've seen 10kW with 3 PW2s quoted at about $85k....
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]I wonder if thats because louisiana wont let tesla sell direct to customers.[/quote] That's only for their cars. Their home energy division is separate. I think there isn't a market for the products because no one will finance them and that means installers aren't sending people off to get c...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]So basically nothing will destruct these, so when we start having to put them in landfills too, they will be there forever.[/quote] It'll be a long time before any of these parts end up in land fills at any quantity. The degraded units are going to be repurposed to utility scale storage or V...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]Unfortunately not available in most Louisiana zip codes, if not all of them.[/quote] Probably aren't any authorized installers. And I don't think any of the Tesla financers (at least none I've worked with) will take any La assets....
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]That sounds like a bad arse and fun job.[/quote] It was a lot of fun. I've gotten to do some cool shite on investors dimes to test out new tech....
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]What is the originating cost of said roof and powerwall?[/quote] Roof really depends on house size, solar resource factor and consumption needs. PW is $10000 for the first and $6500 for every extra one up to 10....
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re: Report that Elon Musk will go through with the Twitter deal at $54.20 a share - billjamin
[quote]Once he’s in control and has all the data on bots, how does that affect all the prior executives and their representations to investors?[/quote] They'll be in some serious shite if that's true. But he just shot himself in the foot because the company would be worthless. ETA he would need t...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]If it’s not affordable for The average consumer, who cares?[/quote] Because first adopters pay a higher price to support development of emerging technology. That leads to innovation and competition that's brings prices down. Also, the real novelty is the solar roof. This same setup with n...
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re: Tesla solar roof in direct path of Ian no damage. Powerwall works after 10' wall of water - billjamin
[quote]so the battery pack is sealed, im not seeing anything special here[/quote] The impressive part is the battery, gateway, and inverter, basically the control system for an off-grid capable power plant, went underwater and fired right back up. ...
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