"Batteries from Dirt" technology

coolwirecoolwire Registered Users Posts: 2
Here is a link to developments by an MIT materials scientist that has already led to creation of a Cambridge, MA company to perfect "Batteries from Dirt":

http://theenergycollective.com/jessejenkins/2142871/future-energy-will-cheap-dirt-batteries-transform-grid

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  • OldManOldMan Registered Users Posts: 117 ✭✭✭
    coolwire said:
    Here is a link to developments by an MIT materials scientist that has already led to creation of a Cambridge, MA company to perfect "Batteries from Dirt":

    http://theenergycollective.com/jessejenkins/2142871/future-energy-will-cheap-dirt-batteries-transform-grid
    I'll be very dead by the time this happens. Great for younger folk, meaningless for me.
  • EstragonEstragon Registered Users Posts: 3,262 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Maybe AWS will have an app so we can upload ourselves to the cloud so we can see how things turn out.

    Might be nice if they had lots of cheap batteries to keep the servers running :smile:
    Off-grid.  
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    Night system ~1kw panels into 1xMNClassic150 700ah 12v bank morningstar 300w inverter
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