George Crabtree Interview with Yale Climate Connections: Batteries as Key to Future

by Ayesha Riaz | Aug 05, 2015
George Crabtree, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Director of Joint Center for Energy Research Storage participated in an audio interview with Yale Climate Connections.  He explains that unless a feasible option is produced to store power to use on cloudy, windless days, we will resort to other forms of energy rather than solar and wind. 

"The problem is that batteries are now about 5 times the cost of a gas plant. So no one wants to invest that much money when there's an alternative available- I'll just build a gas plant."

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