- May 18, 2016
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Based on their preliminary tests, the scientists project that a single TEGS-MPV storage tank would be able to store enough power that a community of 100,000 homes could rely solely on renewable energy sources and not face interruptions when the sun goes down or the wind stops blowing.
And for those of you that think they know a lick spittle about the Science, here's the paper.
Well, this is an interesting concept. Converting to heat, and using photovoltaics to generate energy. Still in the early stages, but the concept is sound.
It's a lot cheaper than hydropumps, and lithium batteries.
I'm surprised to be reading about this, this year. From what I hear tell from the denier duo here on DP, we are decades from inventing anything nearly so efficient...