The Grand Challenge of Biofuels

(Dartmouth) – A robust second-generation biofuels industry based on inedible cellulosic biomass available as wood, grass, and various wastes was widely expected to be in place by now. Anticipated benefits include climate change mitigation... Read more →

How Energy Storage Works

(Union of Concerned Scientists) – The electricity grid is a complex system in which power supply and demand must be equal at any given moment. Constant adjustments to the supply are needed for predictable changes in demand, such as the... Read more →

Gravity – The Solution to Energy Storage?

(Grantham Institute) – Lithium-ion batteries seem to be used everywhere – from tablets and smart phones, to electric vehicles, to large-scale stationary storage systems like Tesla’s mega-battery in South Australia. Key to this success... Read more →
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