Ecology, Energy, Economy

Danger! Centalized Electrical Grid

Hackers gained access and threatened the integrity of the U.S. power grid. (U.S. Electrical Grid Attacked by Hackers)
This kind of vulnerability raises continued concerns about having an electrical infrastructure that is centralized. Researchers at MIT have developed an energy technique that would allow every household to produce its own energy. The process is [...]

Turning Water Into Energy

‘Major discovery’ from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution
Scientists mimic essence of plants’ energy storage system
n a revolutionary leap that could transform solar power from a marginal, boutique alternative into a mainstream energy source, MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power: storing energy for use when the sun doesn’t shine.
Daniel Nocera [...]

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