Green Energy News Electric Car Sales Record, Texas Fracking Decline, Radioactive Tuna.

Green Energy News Electric Car Sales Record, Texas Fracking Decline, Radioactive Tuna.


this is greener engineers I’m your host mr. nizar we’re covering electric cars renewable energy the environment peak oil and everything in between the Chevy Volt becomes the first plug-in car to surpass the 3000 monthly sales mark in August also August was the best-selling month ever in terms of total EV sales people are starting to realize that you can get many different plugins and barely have any fuel costs the BMW i3 plug-in was spotted in the wild showing its speed and acceleration with its lightweight chassis it appears to demonstrate great electric drive performance as would be expected from BMW it remains to be seen whether the i3 will maintain the same performance after the battery depletes like the Chevy Volt does compared to the Volt the i3’s range extender is optional and is a two cylinder motorcycle engine Fukushima radiation may be affecting us tuna the radiation may be spreading through fish that migrate between Japan and North America radioactive cesium was detected in tuna caught off the California coast the type of cesium that was detected is the kind that can only come from nuclear power plants or weapons price of oil may set new records depending what happens in Syria and the spillover effects in the Middle East Saudi Arabia is shrinking spare capacity would have to be relied on to make up for any shortfalls in Middle East oil production something you almost will never hear is that most oil-producing countries have passed their peak oil production mark including the United States in 1970 Solar is coming to 200 more walgreens stores this will bring the total solar installations on stores to about 350 based on installed solar capacity walmart leads all stores followed by costco coals and then ikea since walgreens have smaller stores they’re installed capacity put some tenth on the list barnett shale fracking gas production looks to be in decline one issue with fracking is the wells peak in product in just a couple years it’s estimated that about 1,500 new wells would have had to be drilled last year just to maintain production but only about 800 will drove the University of Texas at Austin sums up the future of barnett shale production in this graph a few years ago they predicted this decline that we’re seeing today that’s it for this week’s edition of peak oil knows please subscribe to my channel like and share this video and go to miss barren desert calm thank you you