The Most Important Problem in Renewable Energy — R-Squared Energy TV Ep. 22

In this week’s episode of R-Squared Energy TV, I answer a question about the artificial leaf being worked on by Daniel Nocera at MIT. I discuss the strengths and weaknesses of various storage schemes, and explain why I believe storage is the most important problem in renewable energy.

In the video I discuss the low energy density of batteries relative to liquid fuels. Below is a graphic I pulled off of the Wikipedia entry for Energy Density that illustrates this:

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