The limits of energy storage technology | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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This obviously brilliant atomic scientist wrote a long and well researched article on the potential energy densities of energy storage v. hydrocarbon. He points out that there is much more energy per volume in hydrocarbon fuels then there can be in batteries or other forms of advanced storage. “The maximum theoretical potential of advanced lithium-ion […]

Storage Technology of Renewable and Green Energy Act of 2009

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U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has proposed legislation to provide tax incentives for energy storage. This is a first – providing energy storage with incentives similar to renewable energy, demand response and energy efficiency. Press Release:“In an effort to increase infrastructure supporting renewable fuels, the STORAGE Act provides investment tax credits for energy storage facilities […]