Home      About      Contact      Submit an Item      
Passive    PV    Homes    Commercial    Wind    Projects    DIY    Resources    Tools    Materials    
Watch Solar Impulse Unveiling Thumbnail

Solar Impulse Unveiling Video


Watch San Diego Cool PV Keissl Interview Thumbnail

San Diego Cool PV Kleissl Interview Video


Watch Randwick Timelapse Solar Installation Thumbnail

Randwick Timelapse Solar Installation Video


  

 

 

 

Resource

Liquid Metal Battery TED Talk

What's the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage -- so we can have power on tap even when the sun's not out and the wind's not blowing. In this accessible, inspiring talk, Donald Sadoway of MIT takes to the blackboard to show us the future of large-scale batteries that store renewable energy. As he says: "We need to think about the problem differently. We need to think big. We need to think cheap." Donald Sadoway is working on a battery miracle -- an inexpensive, incredibly efficient, three-layered battery using “liquid metal."

A spin-off company continues to work on development of the liquid metal battery: Liquid Metal Battery Corporation.