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These Next-Generation Batteries Could End Energy Poverty

How newly-designed batteries can deliver enough energy to serve rural areas.

Solar and wind power capacity have been growing at double-digit rates, but the sun sets, and the wind can be capricious. Although every year wind farms get larger and solar cells get more efficient, thanks to advances in materials such as perovskites, these renewable sources of energy still satisfy less than five percent (<3.7 percent in 2013, […]