I hope I’ve convinced you that some form of energy storage is required. Before we dig deeper into exactly how to store this energy, let’s first calculate how much energy we need to store. Here is where we left off, with 5610.3 + 3208.5 TWh being supplied by unreliable sources.
We’ve done a lot of work to reduce our carbon emissions, let’s take a step back to see how far we’ve come. This is the 2019 US energy system: And this…
The price of solar power, unlike wind, has dropped significantly in the past decade and can now be as low as 6 cents / kWh of electricity, about half…
“Get an electric car” is common advice for people who want to reduce their carbon footprint. If the whole country does this, let’s see how far that gets…
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Replacing coal-fire plants with wind
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A quick summary of where we left off last time: To reduce greenhouse gas emissions we need to first focus on our energy system, which contributes over…
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Laying out a plan for climate change where the numbers actually add up.
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