My new post: if we want a system that runs entirely on renewable energy, we’ll need lots and lots of energy storage. Just how cheap would storage have to get to make 100% renewables the most economic option? New research out of @MITIDSS digs in. https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2019/8/9/20767886/renewable-energy-storage-cost-electricity?utm_campaign=drvox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter …
One company/tech I left out of today's post: @EnergyVaultInc does "gravity-based" storage, basically hauling weights up & down. What other clever new energy- storage techs/cos. are on your radar? https://energyvault.com/
Speaking of energy storage, here's a cool piece on compressed air energy storage (CAES) from @Sammy_Roth: https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2019-08-07/renewable-energy-storage-los-angeles …
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