Storage Issues Limit Renewable Energy Sources

Can renewable energy save the world from climate change, and do so at a reasonable cost?  A report by Geoffrey Heal on VOX  says we can replace some fossil fuel power with renewable power without a major cost increase, but we cannot hope to replace a major fraction of our fossil power with intermittent power sources such as wind and solar energy unless we can develop energy storage technologies.

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One response to “Storage Issues Limit Renewable Energy Sources

  1. Solar, probably not. But wind may be a different story. Take a look at my post here:

    http://wastedenergy.wordpress.com/2010/02/28/wind-power-is-it-base-loading/

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