Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Battery Problem Approach?

One of the biggest problems with alternative energy approaches (especially solar and wind) is how to store energy produced at one time but needed at another time.  This is what batteries do, so the problem is often called the “battery problem”.  The batteries available today don't scale up to the very large sizes needed, and they're not very durable.

Here's a new approach to the problem, from MIT labs...

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