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by Rishirishi
02 Jun 2020 03:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Choosing a Representative Government
Replies: 6
Views: 543

Re: Choosing a Representative Government

I do not think the greatest challenge is system design. I think the main problem revolves arround self interest by almost all. It starts with the electorate selling their ballot ticket for a bottle of wiskey and continues to the Government officials, Businesses and even the Press. Yes, the press, th...
by Rishirishi
26 May 2020 03:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1616
Views: 270365

Re: India's Power Sector

e latest auction for 400 MW of solar power, including storage, has been won by ReNew Power with a levelised tariff of Rs 3.52/unit over 15 years Does this mean that it is cheaper to build new solar parks, then running the current coal plants ? Billions must have been invested in coal, not to forget...
by Rishirishi
25 May 2020 06:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

Electric Cars are first hitting luxury car Market, which is cars above USD 35000. Around 13% of world car market is luxury. Economic argument of Luxury market is different than economic cars. The projection is that by 2030 around 8% of vehicles in the world will be electric. Hence alongwith Electri...
by Rishirishi
22 May 2020 06:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 175
Views: 20403

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

Wow Yamuna this clean, that too in Varanasi . It is fantastic. Pollution can be controlled. Strict western type of environment control could lead to increase of price of consumer goods by 5-10%. But isint it fair that people pay the price to manufacture things in a safe manner? Modhi had a great pla...
by Rishirishi
22 May 2020 03:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4273
Views: 1010372

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Look here, we all want Indian products to succeed. It may even make sense to accept a lower quality/capability in the interest of becoming self sufficient. India will however be doing itself a disfavour if it loses ability rectify mistakes.
by Rishirishi
20 May 2020 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4273
Views: 1010372

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Indian Air Force shelves three acquisition projects worth over Rs 8,000 crore to support Make in India and due to high cost https://www.opindia.com/2020/05/indian-air-force-shelves-acquisition-projects-support-make-in-india-jaguar-hawk-pilatus-hal-and-due-to-high-cost/ 19 May 2020 The IAF seems to ...
by Rishirishi
18 May 2020 04:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012065

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Gurus here, what is your view on the set of reforms unleashed during the last couple of weeks. I believe they address a few structural issues, can someone please provide deeper insight into the impact of these reforms. One annoying last question, had CovID not happened what could have been the time...
by Rishirishi
15 May 2020 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610537

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

BD has oil. It is also strategically placed. India would have integrated BD into the Union but for the threat of nukes from Pakis (chinese actually). World is not about dominating others, but creating a good life for its citizens. Don't think any Indian would benefit from BD anexation. An anexation...
by Rishirishi
15 May 2020 04:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 316
Views: 90772

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Auto represents 35% of Indian manufacturing and 7% of GDP. This might fall sharply, if the 100% battery EV become competative. EV's require very few components, few repair parts and with significant lower break down. If the article below is correct, this may happen very soon. Tesla's secret batterie...
by Rishirishi
15 May 2020 04:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/auto/news/teslas-secret-batteries-aim-to-rework-the-math-for-electric-cars-and-the-grid/articleshow/75738654.cms Is this the end of Petrol and Diesel cars ? The cost of CATL's cobalt-free lithium iron phosphate battery packs has fallen below $80 per kilowatt-hour...
by Rishirishi
11 May 2020 04:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1027
Views: 193326

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

The Indian Mil Establishment's views on 'Objectives' totally discounts the effect on public morale. Pakis understand this better, their primary objective is to convince the average paki in the streets that they can strike India and the 'meek indians' wont dare to react. They dont care about the dea...
by Rishirishi
11 May 2020 04:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1027
Views: 193326

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

Philip wrote:It scuttled away to hide off Gwadar fearing being sunk by the IN's
ASW assets!


Does this mean that IN had the whereabouts of the rest of PN fleet?
by Rishirishi
07 May 2020 03:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Rishirishi, Anyone who points out the facts, then you claim they are part of the auto or oil lobbies. Facts bear out a different story. Pure EV car sale in India in FY2019 was less than 1500 units, in FY2018 it was 3400. Overall cars sales were low, but EV sales fell further. The reason is they are...
by Rishirishi
07 May 2020 02:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

You also seem to represent a lobby of sort. I know this is how you work. The idea is to plant doubt and ridicule the opponent. The ICE lobby together with the oil lobby is working overtime to delay the EV. Please back up your bullshit. Instructions not clear What would you like me to backup - the f...
by Rishirishi
07 May 2020 02:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Rishirishi you have been warned for repeatedly accusing other posters of being lobbyists. Address their arguments without ad hominem attacks. My posts were backed with facts. Please feel free to check. But some people here claim that i cant count and started with derogatory language. And their argu...
by Rishirishi
07 May 2020 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610537

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Gerard wrote:


Seems very professional soldiers. Calm as hell and very accurate.
by Rishirishi
04 May 2020 04:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610537

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Top leadership of the country is squarely responsible for the stupid restrictions leading to unnecessary deaths of security personnel. Everybody wants to be a Mahatma in this country, sacrificing others' lives. Fighting insurgency is hard, and will cause loss of life. In the past, the civilaion sta...
by Rishirishi
01 May 2020 21:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

By 2025 the 100% battery EV will be limited in selection as most cars will be parallel PHEVs due to better price, performance and range. By 2030, hydrogen or maybe even propane or CNG fuel cells will start coming on-line. Personal cars represent status and personal freedom everywhere in the world a...
by Rishirishi
01 May 2020 21:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012065

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Russia (multiple times in the 1990s) and Brazil (multiple times between the 1980s and late 2000s) have had multiple domestic and external debt defaults. India has never had one. What's more, India has no history of hyperinflation and near economic collapse. What we have is a chronically high struct...
by Rishirishi
01 May 2020 03:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Umm, expesiver? Transmission? not sure you understand what you are talking about. How about resale - do you want a 8 year old Li-Ion battery in your phone let alone your car? How about actual studies (not gut feel) that clearly show that they are cause far more ecological impact to make than a regu...
by Rishirishi
01 May 2020 02:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5042
Views: 1012065

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bond_credit_rating Definitions of ratings. Kind of agree with India's BBB- An obligor has ADEQUATE capacity to meet its financial commitments. However, adverse economic conditions or changing circumstances are more likely to lead to a weakened capacity of the obligor t...
by Rishirishi
01 May 2020 01:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

All different types of EVs are expensive today. They will come down in cost, but it will take 3-5 years. Right now, EVs of all kinds are limited in production and sales. Spending $40K+ on any vehicle is a lot of money for the middle class. Given high unemployment and low economic growth due the Cor...
by Rishirishi
30 Apr 2020 14:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 27
Views: 2441

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

TED talk Dr Gosh on air polution. Clean air is possible, but only if citizens demand it.



https://www.ted.com/talks/arunabha_ghosh_5_steps_for_clean_air_in_india
by Rishirishi
29 Apr 2020 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1027
Views: 193326

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

I stand corrected. Which AIP systems have been proven in war? Which submarines have been proven in war ? WW2 proved the value of subs. It was perhaps the most feared German weapon and sunk up to 3000 allied ships. Even today, subs are one of the greatest fears of even a carrier group. It can singel...
by Rishirishi
28 Apr 2020 22:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 175
Views: 20403

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

My key takeaway from that Yamuna video - when the guy says "the air is clean, no foul smell anymore, the water is clean. There is no need to clean the Yamuna, if people just stop dumping into it, the river will clean itself." So all that expensive technology to clean up the river might no...
by Rishirishi
28 Apr 2020 22:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Rishirishi, I don't work or get paid by oil lobby. As usual you're reasoning and logic are are far from reality and fill these threads full of garbage and side track any useful discussions. You can't do simple math and look at the numbers. I am going to call you out for your b******t. You have not ...
by Rishirishi
28 Apr 2020 14:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

EV is not Hybrid. It is pure Electric. Gasoline is going to be replaced in cars, trucks, buses bikes etc. It will come fast. Wrong. An EV is one that is powered by electric motors. See the other thread instead of spreading your diarrhea everywhere including this one about oil and natural gas. Gasol...
by Rishirishi
27 Apr 2020 05:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 27
Views: 2441

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

Rishirishi - I won't be voting in your poll, because I currently don't live in India, so I don't think it would be fair. But my choice would be between 4 & 5. Maybe like 4.9893. I don't agree with wording such as "ban on plastic packaging" because I think plastics have their place, ne...
by Rishirishi
27 Apr 2020 05:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

I don't know if information about this company has been posted before: Gegadyne Energy - the start up is based out of Mumbai with a bunch of young PhDs trying to tackle the so called holy grail of battery technology: Getting a battery with a similar or more energy density than Li-ion batteries but ...
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 21:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

The problem in all 100% battery solutions is the very long charge time and start up infrastructure costs. That is the owner must install an electric service panel with higher current and/or another phase, or they must invest in the solar panel setup. All of this adds to initial costs. I suggest we ...
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 27
Views: 2441

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

The question here will get responses on the higher side. Well their is a hidden bias since someone visiting this page is more likely to be in favour of clean environment.


That could be the case, or it could not. But then most sensible people will prioritize lungs over money.
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 21:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 27
Views: 2441

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

Pollution is a much simpler solution as shown by covid lockdown.


Exactly!!
I am just hoping the lockdown will open peoples eyes. When 50% of the children have permanent damage to their lungs, the issue must not be ignored.
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 04:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

You have added your own text, that is not a part of the link. Just fake.

PHEV are plug ins and EV are 100% electric. You know this very well. From my post above it should be clear that Toyota and VW both are betting heavy on 100% Electric vehicles.
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 03:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 27
Views: 2441

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_pollution_in_Delhi Air pollution in India is estimated to kill about 2 million people every year; it is the fifth largest killer in India. India has the world's highest death rate from chronic respiratory diseases and asthma, according to the WHO. In Delhi, poor qu...
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 02:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Pollution in Indian cities.
Replies: 27
Views: 2441

Re: Pollution in Indian cities.

I voted for 5, but then I don't think we can get to 5 right away for India. We have to start with 2 and then gradually make it more stringent as the economy adjusts. Will take time but needs strong leadership. There is a popular belief that the common man will suffer from environmental protection. ...
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 02:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

100% electric does NOT equal 100% battery. Try to understand that, but I doubt you can. Hybrids are EVs. Toyota, VW and others will release lots of pug-in hybrid EVs at low cost that will get nearly 100 MPG for cars the size of the Camry and Passat. This is getting beyond stupid. How can a vehicle ...
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 02:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

EV is not Hybrid. It is pure Electric. Gasoline is going to be replaced in cars, trucks, buses bikes etc. It will come fast.
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 01:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Electric vehicle and power storage
Replies: 112
Views: 14302

Re: Electric vehicle and power storage

EV (100% electric) plans for the largest car companies. Really nice summary. https://www.businessinsider.com/promises-carmakers-have-made-about-their-future-electric-vehicles-2020-1?r=US&IR=T#nissan-8 Last year, Volkswagen said it will spend more than $30 billion developing EVs by 2023. The man...
by Rishirishi
26 Apr 2020 01:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1590
Views: 259356

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Toyota https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/toyota-electric-vehicle-development-accelerated/ Toyota is a company that got a very early start on the whole gasoline-electric hybrid boom, made tons of money and then kept on iterating and improving that idea. As a result, its hybrid vehicles are some of t...

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