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Elon Musk : The Story Of How He Became A Multi-Millionaire Entrepreneur in his 20’s

1,443,085 views•Jul 17, 2012
PandoDaily
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Sarah Lacy talked to Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and SpaceX during PandoMonthly and went into detail on what other entreprenuers should do while raising venture capital, why he isn’t going to be doing another Internet startup, his thoughts on CleanTech, the launch of SpaceX, and finally, his plans for the future.

Interviews

Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! | SXSW 2018

1,473,821 views•Mar 11, 2018
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From space travel to deep earth boring, Elon Musk shares his opinions on AI, Mars, and business. He explores his early years as an entrepreneur that led to creating some of the most cutting-edge companies on the planet, in the planet and beyond. Oh, and there is a great little ditty at the end.

Talking Tech with Elon Musk!

8,125,140 views•Aug 17, 2018
Marques Brownlee
10.3M subscribers
Talking Tesla, tech and the future with Elon Musk.

Elon Musk says Australia’s energy emergency is easily fixable – Part one | 60 Minutes Australia

2,112,274 views•Oct 29, 2017
60 Minutes Australia
1.5M subscribers

It’s been a miserable few weeks for Malcolm Turnbull’s government, stalled by myriad cock-ups and controversies. But the greatest challenge it faces continues to be Australia’s crisis over energy supply and cost. Who hasn’t been shocked by a recent electricity or gas bill? And who isn’t infuriated that power prices have risen so sharply? In a country as abundant with resources as ours it defies logic that there are now some Australians who can’t even pay for the electricity or gas to cook a simple meal. While federal – and state – politicians scramble to act, Elon Musk, the American billionaire with the brilliant mind, says he wants to help. In an exclusive interview with Liz Hayes, Musk says Australia’s energy emergency is easily fixable, and his construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery at Jamestown in South Australia is proof.
Reporter: Liz Hayes
Producer: Grace Tobin

The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

10,815,519 views•May 3, 2017
TED
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Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED’s Head Curator, Chris Anderson.

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One-on-one with Elon Musk

260,455 views•Oct 31, 2014
AeroAstroMIT
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MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics Department Head Jaime Peraire interviews SpaceX and Tesla CEO/founder Elon Musk, October 24, 2014, as the final session of the AeroAstro 1914-2014 Centennial Symposium.

PandoMonthly: Fireside Chat With Elon Musk

2013

The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity … | Elon Musk

2,221,671 views•Mar 19, 2013
TED
16.1M subscribers

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include a mass-marketed electric car, a solar energy leasing company and a fully reusable rocket.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.

UPdates

Tesla Time News – Giga Texas!

81,034 views•Feb 10, 2020
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Welcome back for episode 179 of Tesla Time News!!!! Stay tuned for Tesla Time News every Monday! Please consider supporting us on Patreon. We have some pledge rewards you may be interested in, so go check that out. Now You Know! #Tesla #NowYouKnow #ElonMusk

AUTO

The Entire History of Tesla in Two Minutes

Tesla Factory Tour with Elon Musk!

7,212,902 views•Aug 20, 2018
Marques Brownlee
10.3M subscribers
Walking and talking through the Tesla factory

Tesla and Elon Musk – the future of electric cars | DW Documentary

212,703 views•Mar 10, 2019
DW Documentary
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Tesla, Elon Musk’s electric car manufacturing company, initially appeared to leave the rest of the car industry behind. But competition has become tougher.

In the running to establish electric vehicles, Tesla initially appeared to have left the rest of the car industry in the dust. But things have gotten tougher for Elon Musk’s crown jewel company. The race to dominate the market for the car of the future has entered a critical phase.

Tesla has set new standards in the automotive industry. For years, its CEO was as celebrated as any rock star. But both the boss and his company are coming under increased fire from critics. Employees have claimed working conditions at production facilities are chaotic and often questionable. Production on the Tesla assembly lines has often been brought to a standstill. Meanwhile, losses are growing, while Musk’s reputation has also become somewhat dented and scratched. Meanwhile, other major car brands are working at top speed to bump Tesla from its pole position, with Porsche leading the pack. Little is known about the German carmaker’s new electric Taycan model, but this documentary reveals just how dangerous a new electric Porsche could be for Tesla. And major carmakers have another trump card to play. They have decades of experience in the mass production of cars, while Tesla is still a newcomer to the field. The film also shows how much German technology is hidden in Tesla models, and how both Musk and new Chinese competition are betting on German expertise. The race to dominate the market for electric cars is far from over.
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Truck & Semi Truck

  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Truck Reveal Will Coincide With ‘Blade Runner’ Date
    Bill Roberson EDITORS’ PICK62,729 viewsNov 7, 2019, 10:01am forbes.com
    “..Musk has called the still-not-officially-named pickup the “Cybertruck” and the “Blade Runner truck” at points in the past, and the reveal date cleaves nicely with the iconic film, which is set in Los Angeles, in November of 2019.

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    Tesla changed the release dates for the most and least expensive versions of the Cybertruck by a year
    Mark Matousek Dec 6, 2019, 10:09 AM businessinsider.com
    “…It said production for the three-motor, all-wheel-drive Cybertruck, which starts at $69,900, would begin in 2021, a year earlier than Tesla first announced.
    The single-motor, rear-wheel-drive Cybertruck, which starts at $39,900, will enter production in late 2022, a year later than its original timeline, Tesla said…”

    -Semi Truck

    Tesla Semi Will Make Billions

    117,678 views•Feb 7, 2020
    Solving The Money Problem
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    I believe the Tesla Semi will add billions of dollars in revenue. In this video explain why. Get 2 Free Stocks on WeBull when you deposit $100 (valued up to $1400):

    Here’s Everything We Know About the Tesla Semi
    September 05, 2019 by John O’Dell trucks.com
    Tesla Semi: new update on test program, improvements, and timeline for electric truck
    Fred Lambert
    @FredericLambert – Jan. 10th 2020 7:29 pm ET electrek.co
    “..It confirmed that Tesla was delaying the production of the electric truck to 2020.

    Later, Tesla added that it is planning Tesla Semi electric truck production to start ‘with limited volumes’ in 2020…”

    Energy Storage Batteries

    Tesla Working On Goodenough’s Glass/Solid-State Battery?

    210,691 views•Nov 8, 2019

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    My moonshot/conspiracy theory that Tesla has been secretly working with John Goodenough, to commercialize his next generation solid-state lithium-ion glass electrolyte battery. The timeline of the research paper, clues about Tesla testing solid state batteries, and the move into cell production make me think something is up. Am I crazy? Let me know what you think in the comments below about the future of Tesla’s battery strategy!!

    Maxwell Technologies Ultracapacitors and Supercapacitors maxwell.com

    Tesla’s Quest for Better Batteries

    Why Tesla is building city-sized batteries

    1,501,271 views•Aug 14, 2018
    Verge Science
    952K subscribers
    We talked to the co-founder of Tesla, JB Straubel, about why giant batteries are crucial to the future of power grids everywhere. Batteries are becoming more useful at powering bigger things like bikes, cars, and soon, entire cities. We explore some of the zanier forms of energy storage already in use around the country.

    Solar

    Tesla Solar Will Make Billions

    165,925 views•Jan 26, 2020

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    Tesla Solar is coming off its its lows as Elon Musk has announced initiatives to boost solar deployments. Tesla’s Solar Panels, Commercial Solar, and new Solarglass Roof will be the drivers of the energy generation business going forward. Tesla is beginning to scale the Solar Roof by ramping to 1000 units per week, which could generate billions of dollars for Tesla.

    WE GOT A TESLA SOLAR ROOF : First impressions and what you need to know!

    509,517 views•Jan 25, 2020
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    THANKS SO MUCH WATCHING! I AM GOING TO POST A Q&A VIDEO IN THE COMING WEEKS ANSWERING SOME OF THE MANY QUESTIONS I’VE RECEIVED. THE SYSTEM WILL ALSO BE UP AND RUNNING BY THEN, SO I WILL BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE HOW IT WORKS AND REPORT BACK ON THE kW LEVELS WE ARE GENERATING.

    Tesla Solar and the Scam Solar Panel Business

    287,997 views•Aug 19, 2019
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    Tesla just shocked the solar business & it’s important to watch out for the many scams in the solar business. Learn the real ways of making money with real estate & psychology – use code [WedgeLife] for **29% OFF** https://metkevin.com/program

    Investments

    Let’s Talk Cathy Wood Tesla Stock $7,000 – $15,000 – $22,000 Price Targets

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    •Feb 12, 2020
    Financial Education 2
    49.5K subscribers
    Today we chat about the big price targets for tesla stock by Ark Invest Cathy Wood and co. Cathy wood is a big believer and investor in Tesla stock. They have some ambitious price target on Tesla the next 4 years. I want to share my opinion on the subject. LMK what price you think Tesla stock will be in 4 years!

    Elon Musk’s Plan For $10,000 Tesla Stock

    2,161 views•Feb 5, 2020

    Stock Market Investing
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    Elon Musk’s Plan For $10,000 Tesla Stock. Tesla Stock Analysis-How Much Is Tesla Stock Worth?Will Tesla Stock Crash or is Tesla undervalued? Will Teslas Robotaxis boost Teslas financials? Elon Musk Claims that robot taxis will make owners $300,000 over their life time ($30,000 annually) in profit.

    How much is Tesla stock worth based on its financial numbers and figures? Is Tesla Stock overvalued or undervalued? What are analysts predictions for Tesla stock and price targets? Should we buy Tesla at current prices or wait for even lower?

    Tesla expects to launch the first robotaxis as part of broader vision for an autonomous ride-sharing network in 2020, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s Autonomy Day.

    “I feel very confident predicting that there will be autonomous robotaxis from Tesla next year — not in all jurisdictions because we won’t have regulatory approval everywhere” Musk said without detailing what regulations he was referring to. He added that he is confident the company will have regulatory approval somewhere next year.

    Tesla will enable owners to add their properly equipped vehicles to its own ride-sharing app, which will have a similar business model to Uber or Airbnb . Tesla will take 25 percent to 30 percent of the revenue from those rides, Musk said. In places where there aren’t enough people to share their cars, Tesla would provide a dedicated fleet of robotaxis.

    Musk has talked about the Tesla Network and ambitions to allow owners to place their vehicles on the ride-hailing app since 2016.

    All new Tesla vehicles are now produced with its custom full self-driving computer chip, a detail that Musk revealed during the event Monday. That chip fulfills the hardware requirements for full self-driving, according to Musk, who boasted that it was the best in the world. (Tesla vehicles are equipped with a suite of sensors such as forward-facing radar and cameras. It does not have lidar, or light detection and ranging radar, a sensor that most AV developers say is critical, but that Musk argues is a fool’s errand and “doomed.”)

    The remaining step is the software, which Musk says will be “feature complete” and at a reliability level that we would consider that no one needs to pay attention, by the middle of next year.

    “From our standpoint, if you fast forward a year, maybe a year and three months, but next year for sure, we’ll have over a million robotaxis on the road,” Musk said. “The fleet wakes up with an over the air update; that’s all it takes.”

    Musk also noted at numerous times that the full self-driving and the robotaxi fleet will require regulatory approval.

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    TESLA STOCK DROPS $152! WHAT’S NEXT?

    48,142 views•Feb 5, 2020
    Financial Education
    394K subscribers
    I am going to share with you my price prediction for Tesla stock over the next 5 years… As you might know… Tesla stock fell $152 per share today! Tesla stock was down a whopping 17%! On the back of no news for Tesla..

    Wall Street’s biggest Tesla bull thinks automaker can hit $15K in 2024

    65,581 views•Feb 5, 2020
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    Ark Invest’s Cathie Woods defends her Tesla to $4,000 call

    Misc

    Cathie Woods – Investing in disruptive innovation | SingularityU ExFin South Africa Summit

    51,098 views•Jul 23, 2019

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    We learnt from investment expert Catherine Wood, Founder and CEO at ARK Invest, as she discussed Investing in disruptive innovation at the Exponential Finance Summit.

    Digital Wallet Providers will be worth $700 Billion by 2023. How are you harnessing this potential?

    SPACE X

    How to Invest in SpaceX Stock? There’s Just 1 Way Rich Smith
    (TMFDitty)
    Updated: Feb 12, 2018 at 7:25PMfool.com
    SpaceX is not public, and may never IPO — but you can still own a piece of it.

    “..It’s true. Thanks to Google’s 2015 investment in SpaceX, Google parent Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) now owns a 7.5% stake in SpaceX. As a result, it is now possible to invest in SpaceX — by investing in its part-owner, Alphabet. (As a bonus, you also own a whole lot of Google, YouTube, the Android operating system, and a nascent self-driving car project besides.)..”
    How to Buy SpaceX Stock
    August 13, 2019 warriortrading.com
    “…Therefore, anyone with interest in possessing SpaceX, albeit indirectly, can only do so through purchasing shares of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. Because Google’s parent firm partly owns SpaceX, in theory, having a portion of Google stock is a way to indirectly grab a piece of SpaceX…”

    Elon Musk & NASA Discuss Successful In Flight Abort Test

    166,154 views•Jan 19, 2020
    Space Videos
    139K subscribers
    Elon Musk from SpaceX as well as mission managers and astronauts from NASA discuss todays successful in flight abort test.

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    Boring Company

    Elon Musk and Gayle King test drive his new Boring Company tunnel

    4,442,198 views•Dec 19, 2018
    CBS This Morning
    1.18M subscribers
    From electric cars to spacecraft, tech titan Elon Musk is widely known as an industry disrupter. Tuesday night in Los Angeles, Musk unveiled the very first tunnel in what he hopes will become a network of underground highways. The test tunnel runs between the headquarters of Musk’s SpaceX company and a parking lot behind a shuttered business a little over a mile away. “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King takes a ride through the new tunnel and talks to Musk about what inspired him to build it.

    Comedy

    Tesla – Pretend to Save the Environment While Looking Rich

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  • Now You Know: What is this “Space Force” ?

    Air Force tries to set record straight on what the Space Force is really about
    by Sandra Erwin — September 18, 2019 spacenews.com
    “..A major concern is a misconception that the Space Force will set national space policy and will lead in what historically have been civilian efforts like space exploration and economic exploitation of space, Thompson said. “There’s a discussion about this grand vision that the Space Force is going to orchestrate economics, and civil and all kinds of other sectors of the economy to take us to the moon and Mars,” he added. “That’s not the way the American system works.”

    The Space Force will be much smaller than the other military services, but will have the same basic responsibility to “organize, train and equip” forces so they can be ready to respond during a crisis. For example, U.S. Space Command or another military combatant command would need space operators to help defend satellites if they are targeted by enemy lasers or anti-satellite missiles….”

    The Future of Trump’s Space Force

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    An expert panel discussed the President’s proposal to create a so-called “space force” as a sixth, new branch of defense. Panelists included former Pentagon officials who discussed the current state and structure of the nation’s extraterrestrial capabilities and the advantages and disadvantages of creating a separate space-focused branch. After panelists spoke, they took questions from the audience.
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    Does the United States Need a Space Force?
    Will the world’s next big conflict be in outer space? And if so, what would a “Space Force” do?
    heritage.org/
    ‘…But the truth is, Trump’s Space Force is no laughing matter. Did you know that our most powerful adversaries already have a Space Force?

    In 2015, Russia actually combined their Space Force that manages their satellites and associated tracking and control networks with their Air Force and aerospace and missile defense force to create what they now call their Russian Aerospace Forces. That same year China engaged in a massive reorganization of their military which saw the creation of the PLA Strategic Support Force bringing their electronic network, cyber and space warfare forces together into a single service. Shockingly they both also have some basic abilities that we do not…”

    Why We Need a Space Force October 3, 2018 csis.org
    “..First, let’s get a few misconceptions out of the way. The Space Force has nothing to do with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), astronauts, protecting the planet from asteroids, or fighting aliens. This is about how we organize, train, and equip our existing space forces to protect U.S. national security interests here on Earth. And President Trump did not come up with the idea of creating an independent military department for space. The role of space within the military has been debated for more than two decades in various forms. ..”

    Why Would We Need a U.S. Space Force, Anyway?
    An expert discussion about a new military branch becomes a master class on why things need to changes
    By Joe Pappalardo Jun 19, 2018 popularmechanics.com
    “..American forces must “gain and maintain space superiority” as a condition for fighting, he said. This echoes the way the USAF first gains control of the airspace above before engaging in a ground campaign.

    ..

    These threats, Loverro said, are already here. If a war broke out in the Pacific, commanders would have a hard time communicating with troops. “We have a SATCOM jamming threat today,” Loverro told Congress. “We have nothing on books until 2027 to solve that problem.”

    …”

    Trump just revealed the logo for the Space Force, and it looks like the ‘Star Trek’ symbol PUBLISHED FRI, JAN 24 20205:25 PM ESTUPDATED FRI, JAN 24 20206:13 PM EST
    Amanda Macias
    @AMANDA_M_MACIAS cnbc.com
    “..The Pentagon and White House did not immediately respond to CNBC’s query as to why the Space Force and “Star Trek” logos — both with blue globes, white stars, and swooshed rings around a sleek space ship — looked similar. The Space Force logo also resembles the symbol for the Air Force Space Command…”


    WHAT WILL THE SPACE FORCE ACTUALLY DO? TRUMP BOASTS NEW MILITARY BRANCH WILL ALLOW U.S. TO ‘CONTROL THE ULTIMATE HIGH GROUND’ BY JASON MURDOCK ON 12/21/19 AT 6:05 AM EST newsweek.com
    ‘..Officials said the Space Force was needed as U.S. adversaries had “turned space into a warfighting domain” and troops need to be organized and trained to address future threats.

    “With the establishment of the Space Force we elevate the ‘organize, train and equip’ function consistent with the criticality of the space domain,” Gen. Jay Raymond, commander of U.S. Space Command, said in a statement published Friday. He added: “The Space Force will deliver the capabilities U.S. Space Command needs to control and exploit space for national advantage.”..”

    When Does Space Force Recruiting Begin?

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    Deep Thought: Is “Renewable Energy” the answer to the “polluted” fossil fuels (e.g oil) crisis?

    Transition to a world without oil
    TEDGlobal 2009 · 16:40 · Filmed Jul 2009
    22 subtitle languages ted.com
    “Rob Hopkins reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem — the Transition response, where we prepare ourselves for life without oil and sacrifice our luxuries to build systems and communities that are completely independent of fossil fuels. “>

    Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy Resources By Eric McLamb, September 6, 2011 ecology.com
    “..The sun also provides enough energy that can be stored for use long after the sun sets and even during extended cloudy periods. But making it available is much easier said than done. It would be cost prohibitive to make solar energy mainstream for major world consumption in the near future. The technology is pretty much ready for many business and consumer applications, but it would be way too expensive to replace the current energy infrastructure used for fossil fuel energy. Still, according to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, solar power could provide energy for more than one billion people by 2020 and 26 percent of global energy needs by 2040…”

    Alternative Energy vs. Fossil Fuels , from youtube.com

    Alternative Sources of “Green” Energy

    -Community Models

    Burlington is first U.S. city to hit 100 percent renewable energy pbs.org
    “..Vermont’s largest city just became the first in the U.S. to use 100 percent renewable energy, in a move that they say could serve as a model for the rest of the country.

    Burlington’s switch to renewable energy will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save $20 million over the next 20 years and keep energy prices stable, according to Ken Nolan, manager of power resources for Burlington Electric…”

    -Wind

    Pros & Cons of Wind Energy windustry.org
    “In the U.S., the greatest source of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions is the power sector, at about 38%. The largest source of power is coal, which, even though it produces less than 40% of the power, produces over 70% of the power sector’s greenhouse gas emissions. (20% of the greenhouse gas emissions are from natural gas-fired power plants.) Although wind turbines have become familiar in much of the U.S., wind power still (2013) only accounts for about 4% of the power sector.

    The potential for wind energy is immense, and experts suggest wind power can easily supply more than 20% of U.S. and world electricity. The advantages and disadvantages of wind energy are detailed here to help you decide what the future of wind should be in the United States.
    ..”

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Wind Energy First published June 19th, 2013 by James Bratley. Last updated September 10th, 2016. clean-energy-ideas.com
    “There are many advantages and disadvantages of wind energy, most of which will be discussed in this article. We’ll take a look at the pros and cons of wind turbines to determine whether the controversy surrounding this clean and renewable energy technology is justified…”
    EES-4 Understanding Why Wind and Ground Solar Energy Cannot Replace Fossil Fuels

    -Solar Panels

    Solar Created More Jobs in 2016 Than Oil, Gas and Coal Combined


    “Published on Feb 9, 2017

    Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020

    Help support The Real News by making a donation today: http://therealnews.com/donate”
    A Road Not Taken


    “Uploaded on Jul 7, 2010

    http://facebook.com/ScienceReason … In 1979, Jimmy Carter, in a visionary move, installed solar panels on the roof of the White House. This symbolic installation was taken down in 1986 during the Reagan presidency. In 1991, Unity College, an environmentally-minded centre of learning in Maine acquired the panels and later installed them on their cafeteria roof.

    In “A Road not Taken”, Swiss artists Christina Hemauer and Roman Keller travel back in time and, following the route the solar panels took, interview those involved in the decisions regarding these panels as well as those involved in the oil crisis of the time. They also look closely at the way this initial installation presaged our own era.

    ..”
    Obama puts $15M into solar power
    By Laura Barron-Lopez – 04/17/14 10:03 AM EDT thehill.com

    How Green Are Those Solar Panels, Really? By Christina Nunez, National Geographic PUBLISHED November 11, 2014 news.nationalgeographic.com
    As the industry grows, so does concern over the environmental impact.
    “..Fabricating the panels requires caustic chemicals such as sodium hydroxide and hydrofluoric acid, and the process uses water as well as electricity, the production of which emits greenhouse gases. It also creates waste. These problems could undercut solar’s ability to fight climate change and reduce environmental toxics…

    Right now, solar panel recycling suffers from a chicken-or-egg problem: There aren’t enough places to recycle old solar panels, and there aren’t enough defunct solar panels to make recycling them economically attractive….

    The silicon used to make the vast majority of today’s photovoltaic cells is abundant, but a “silicon-based solar cell requires a lot of energy input in its manufacturing process,” said Northwestern’s You. The source of that energy, which is often coal, he added, determines how large the cell’s carbon footprint is…”

    =>Roads

    France Solar Roads Could Power 8% of Country


    “Published on Feb 2, 2016

    The French government has announced plans to install solar panels on 621 miles of road over the next five years as part of the “Positive Energy” initiative. The goal of the project is to supply electricity to 5 million people, or about 8 percent of the country. The “Wattway” photovoltaic solar panels that will be used in the project were jointly developed by the French road construction company Colas and the National Institute for Solar Energy and were unveiled last October. We look at the major step forward for green energy on the Lip News with Jo Ankier and Elliot Hill.

    http://inhabitat.com/france-to-pave-1…

    ..”
    Solar Road Panels Offer Asphalt Alternative By Sören Harder .spiegel.de
    “..The idea is as simple as it is ingenious. Wherever roads are laid, solar panels could go instead. They would generate electricity, which would in turn be fed into the grid. Thus, oil is conserved twice: Electric cars could be charged with the energy produced by the panels, and the panels would replace the use of asphalt, the production of which requires petroleum…
    The Brusaws’ work was impressive enough that this spring, they are launching a pilot project, for which the state awarded them $750,000. In their hometown of Sandpoint, Idaho, near the Canadian border, the couple has built their first parking lot made from solar panels…
    There’s just one catch: Currently the solar road panels cost about three times as much as conventional roads, the Brusaws say. But over time, they add, the technology could begin to actually turn a profit. It sounds almost too good to be true. “

    First AMAZING Solar Roadway UNVEILED!


    “Published on Oct 11, 2016

    The words failure of epic proportion are thrown around a lot these days….. however Solar Roadways grand unveiling may have just raised the bar on what that actually means.

    We were promised roads that would generate power, be computer controlled, modular, replaceable, with programmable lights that would function as road markings that would be visible during the day.

    What was delivered was a ‘road’ that couldnt be driven
    DIDNT GENERATE ANY POWER
    had LED lights on that just cycled
    LED that were not visible even when the STREET LIGHTS WERE STILL ON, let alone in full daylight!
    and of course 75% of them died within a week of instillation.

    You too can now watch the brilliance of the REALITY of solar freakin roadways live!
    http://www.cityofsandpoint.com/visiti…

    You would have thought such a failure to achieve anything would have dampened their bold claims…. but not at all, they are now claiming the road will recharge your electric car while you are actually driving……sigh…. and they STILL get wall to wall favorable media coverage!


    Could Solar Panels Replace Concrete Or Asphalt Roads? Quora , Contributor Jun 5, 2014 @ 11:54 AM forbes.com
    “Yes, they could. The basic engineering of Solar Roadways seems robust and fairly well thought through. Could they do so economically? It’s very difficult to see how…

    Solar Roadways make them a lot more expensive — 10 to 40 times more expensive depending on assumptions — and in theory create the ability to avoid some costs and make some other costs more viable, but a lot of the additional value seems pretty flimsy. They will be unable to overcome this massive cost increase through generating electricity.

    For example, they want to replace painting road markings — which would degrade the light hitting the solar panels — with LED road markings. Well, this just adds a lot of cost and heat, won’t necessarily be particularly visible during the day and will put LEDs and their wiring between the panels and the sunlight too. Ditto magically moving lane markings allowing shifts in traffic patterns will likewise be an expensive technical solution to some paint which needs to be restored every year or two and maybe some overhead signage…

    So what’s the problem with snowplows? Well, they have heavy metal blades that scrape across the road. And the road in this case is a bumpy glass surface, because a slick surface would become a sheet of ice in the rain, so it needs to be textured. And the snowplow blade is going to be blasting across these bumps at 30-50 miles per hour scraping them off and shattering them. Oh, and leaving a lot of snow packed into the cracks between the bumps, degrading the effectiveness yet again. Salt, gravel and other substances will likely be required as well, which is fun when you have a bunch of glass panels with cracks between them allowing salty water in among the solar panels, LEDs, wires and heating coils…”
    U.S.’s First Public Solar Road Will Roll Out On Route 66 by Barbara Eldredge@barbaraeldredge Jun 21, 2016, 9:35am EDT curbed.com

    Solar streets are finally having their moment in the sun
    “..Missouri’s transportation department is set to launch their own crowdfunding campaign to support their energy experiment, and expects the hexagonal solar panels to be fully installed and operational by the end of the year…”

    Is Solar Energy Sustainable? 4 Problems to Solve Before the Solar Revolution Joel Lee June 12, 2015 8 minutes makeuseof.com
    “…Seriously, we could run out of fossil fuels by 2060.

    Solar energy is our best hope, but the development of said technology over the past few decades has been lackluster. How long before solar energy lives up to its promises? What’s taking so long? Will the energy revolution arrive in time?…

    Alternative Energy: Pros and Cons

    -Biomass

    Advantages and Disadvantages Of Biomass Energy conserve-energy-future.com
    “..Now these biomass fuel products are harvested and mass-produced and used in everything from engines to power plants. … Carbon dioxide released by fossil fuel are released into the atmosphere and are harmful to the environment. 3. Abundant and Renewable: Biomass products are abundant and renewable…”

    Biomass Energy Pros and Cons You Absolutely Have to Know


    Published on Sep 7, 2016

    “Biomass Energy Pros and Cons You Absolutely Have to Know
    Advantages and disadvantages of biomass – Bioenergy bioenergy.org
    “..Disadvantages
    Cost

    The initial cost of a biomass boiler is higher than a regular gas or oil boiler.
    Space

    Biomass boiler systems are generally larger than gas or oil boilers and require a separate storage area for fuel so therefore a large amount of space is required.

    ..”

    -Hydro Power
    *NOT sustainable?

    Ontario puts stop on renewable energy projects amid hydro rates uproar September 27 2016 6:32pm globalnews.ca

    With Kathleen Wynne’s government tanking in the polls, and consumers angry over soaring hydro rates in rural Ontario, the province is cancelling its latest round of costly renewable energy projects. As Shirlee Engel reports, it’s still won’t make much of a dent in hydro bills…”

    Costa Rica Running on 100% “Renewable” Energy…or Are They? – David Pakman Show September 12, 2016 trofire.com
    “Costa Rica has been running on 100% “renewable” energy, but is it truly renewable?”

    -Overall

    Wyoming proposal would require utilities to use fossil fuels
    Mead Gruver, Associated Press Wed, Jan 25 2:36 PM PST yahoo.com
    “..The legislators’ push to punish renewable energy use “clearly picks a preferred energy source regardless of cost. This may not only cost ratepayers and consumers in Wyoming, but it could harm our potential to attract new industry,” Godby said.

    The bill would penalize utility-scale solar and wind because those producers are less able to respond quickly to fluctuating demand for power. Natural gas power plants can fire up quickly when millions of people turn on their air conditioners during a heat wave.

    But the wind does not blow all the time and solar energy installations cannot produce electricity at night, making them less versatile than fossil fuels that can be burned whenever electricity is needed…”

    Conservation

    (we need to “save” )

    Renewable energy: can it ever replace fossil fuels, or do other sources have to be explored?


    “..Uploaded on May 4, 2010

    For more information, transcripts and to join the discussion, visit: http://www.commentvisions.com/2008/05…

    Renewable energy has been both praised and derided as an alternative source of power over the past two decades. To its detractors it is inefficient, unreliable and economically unsound. To its advocates it is free, clean, and unlimited in its potential. With global reliance on dwindling oil reserves an international political priority, attention continues to focus on renewable energy and its applications…”

    “..change our energy behavior of energy consumption..increase efficiency in one end and other save…increase renewable energy”

    Greed of Oil Industry?

    Alternate Energy Sources


    Uploaded on Jul 18, 2009

    “There is abundance of energy on earth, but these corporations and their profit based systems wont allow anyone to produce cheap energy. Because all the profit goes to these oil selling companies.

    Deep Thought: Is “Renewable Energy” the answer to the “polluted” fossil fuels (e.g oil) crisis?

    Please feel free to share any additional information, suggestions, comments, etc…

    Good News Education
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    Got any UFO-Alien sighting stories?

    I used to just ignore any stories relating to UFO’s in the past as I thought they were just “fake” and just part of science-fiction. The past year, I started to be more open-minded to it as a close-friend was so into astronomy’s mysteries. One day, I ran into this book called “”Is Something Out there” by Dale White Scholastic Book Services @1968″. I decided to read it while waiting for a “friend” to finish with her dental appointment at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities). I was so fascinated of the many stories of personal encounters with UFO’s that I couldn’t help put the book down. I decided to search some of these stories (see New Hampshire) and shared it on my personal “search about life” website..

    http://science.goodnewseverybody.com/astronomy.html

    I then remembered talking to some friends (Christians) who had some personal encounters themselves. I decided to do this blog this evening as a way to collect all these stories from people (very close) that I know personally enough to build the credibility. Here are just some:

    *Initials are just made up to keep the person anonymous because too many people that experience these are afraid of ridicule

    R.R. shared about her husband sharing how he saw an U.F.O. out in the farm fields late in the evening.

    M.O. shared in September of this year about how he encountered a U.F.O. with a friend at a very young age. It was an amazing experience for him, which he and this friend all grown-up still share about this unique one-time experience in the state he grew-up in south of Minnesota.

    B.B. shared in September about how he went camping in southern Minnesota and saw this red light from a U.F.O.

    J.P. shared this evening about how he saw a U.F.O. with a green light that would stay still and then zoom quickly in the state of Alabama.

    more..http://science.goodnewseverybody.com/astronomy.html