The Future Of Energy Storage Beyond Lithium Ion

Over the past decade, prices for solar panels and wind farms have reached all-time lows. However, the price for lithium ion batteries, the leading energy storage technology, has remained too high. So researchers are exploring other alternatives, including flow batteries, thermal batteries, and gravity-based systems. CORRECTION (March 14, 2020): At 12:53 we incorrectly identify the… Continue reading The Future Of Energy Storage Beyond Lithium Ion

Agrivoltaics: Solar Panels Bring Life to Struggling Farms | NowThis

These solar panels are breathing new life into farms struggling amid trade wars, high commodity prices, and the climate crisis. » Subscribe to NowThis: » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: This video was created in partnership with Emerson Collective For more… Continue reading Agrivoltaics: Solar Panels Bring Life to Struggling Farms | NowThis

The Rise Of Solar Power

Solar power is on the rise. You can see the evidence on rooftops and in the desert, where utility-scale solar plants are popping up. The picture is not all rosy, but if the recent past is any indication, solar power is going to help lead the transition to a carbon-free future, and it might do… Continue reading The Rise Of Solar Power