Energy storage offers a range of socio-economic benefits, environmental benefits, energy market support, and is an important technology for intermittently generated energy such as wind and photovoltaic. Energy storage may be accomplished in a variety of methods, including pumped hydro storage, superconducting magnetic energy storage, and the use of capacitors. Each technology has unique qualities….
We actually can’t wait until the last drop of oil or piece of coal if we want to continue our quite comfortable life. Otherwise, many goods will not only get expensive, they would simply stop being produced.
Talking about greenhouse gas emissions of coal energy, one only talks about the power plant. But did you ever think about all the other steps required to turn coal into electricity? It’s stunning!!
We have to avoid the high price of fossil fuels leads to abuse of renewable sources amongst those who can’t afford oil, gas, and coal anymore. Energy systems shall be inclusive! And renewable energy is!