Saturday, November 22, 2014

So What Is New And Green



The greenest thing I saw this week was a video of a 2008 Hummer H2 being sent through a scrap shredder.  One does not see too many Hummers on the road anymore.  They were a vestige of when the Terminator was the Governator.    The Hummer had a curb weight of 6614 pounds with the 6.2 liter engine.  The Governator had a thermodynamic IQ 6.2 below plankton.  He still believes that a fuel cell will make the Hummer H2 attain 100 MPG.

The second greenest thing I saw this week was inside EVs article on the new Mini that was shown at the 2014 LA Auto Show.   Cool car that is small and the Anti Hummer.


The car is a Super Legger  Ahhhh and was also shown in Paris.  What a beauty.


The least greenest thing I saw this week was the announcement by Matt Ross the chief marketing officer of Bloom Energy in the New Zealand Herald when talking of the Delaware Bloomdoggle.
“Ross said the Delaware site had been operational for more than two years and was half-way through a maintenance cycle requiring replacement of fuel stacks, leading to anticipated loss of performance.”


I emailed the NZ Herald reporter and told him that the Bloom coffins on average are far less old than two years.  The site only reached full capacity in January of 2014 and more than half of the coffins were less than 1.5 years old.  I did some math and the weight average age of the 30 mw of Bloom Coffins in Delaware is 9.2 months.


Mr. Ross who is the CMO of Bloomdoggle Inc. certainly knows how to compare oranges to apples and rocks.  In his fantasy world that he accused NBC of being hodge podge from different time periods he should learn that more than two years is not the gestation period of the humans who are being subjected to high carbon emissions and solid waste with sulfur from his coffins he so aptly “markets” with government handout and high level cronyism.   Actually Mr. Ross has a cushy job.  He has Kleiner Perkins, Al Gore, John Doerr, and Collin Powell doing all the heavy lifting to gain Bloom customers while taxpayers and ratepayers subsidize his selling price.   In his case the CMO stands for Cushy Misleading Orator.  

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