By Clifford D. Simak
This award-winning technological know-how fiction vintage explores a far-future global inhabited through clever canine who cross down the stories in their human forefathers.
millions of years have handed considering that humankind deserted the city—first for the geographical region, then for the celebrities, and eventually for oblivion—leaving their so much unswerving animal partners on my own in the world. Granted the facility of speech centuries previous through the respected Bruce Webster, the clever, pacifist canines are the final keepers of human background, elevating their puppies with bedtime tales, handed down via generations, of the misplaced “websters” who gave them loads yet won't ever go back. due to Jenkins, an ageless carrier robotic, the canines dwell in a global of concord and peace. yet they now face critical threats from their very own and different dimensions, possibly the main harmful of all being the reawakened remnants of a warlike race known as “Man.”
within the Golden Age of Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein, Clifford D. Simak’s writing blazed as brightly as anyone’s within the technology fiction firmament. Winner of the overseas myth Award, City is a powerful literary city full of an fabulous array of interlinked tales and structures—at as soon as dystopian, transcendent, compassionate, and visionary.
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Generation priority: hydro, nuclear, coal, PV and Wind, Battery, LNG, biomass, oil, EV 2. Capacity factor of coal-fired power can be lowered to zero for more renewable energy penetration 3. Battery(EV): 10% (30%) SOC 95% 4. Charge speed < 30%SOC/h, discharge speed < 50%SOC/h Resource availability 1. Renewable energy penetration physical potential 2. Fossil fuel demand Max. supply capability 3. Facilities and resource can be imported from overseas Capacity factor loadfollowing CO2 emission 1.
1 Scenario Design As shown in Fig. 6, there are three nuclear power development cases in the supply side, and five electric device combinations in demand side. 2 Results The electricity mix, excess electricity and CO2 emission of all scenarios are shown in Figs. 7, 8 and 9 respectively. If the “N1” is selected, even renewable is developed as much as possible; Japan will have to use LNG to supply more than 30% its electricity, and thus face CO2 emission/climate change pressure. On the other hand, in case of the “N3”, much more excess electricity happens and the people in the country have to face more potential dangers of nuclear power.