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Battery Brings a Sustainable Future Closer with Every Breath

A potentially transformative energy storage solution is being developed by a group led by Yet-Ming Chiang, professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Zheng Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech. Their research was published in the journal “Joule” in the article “Air-Breathing Aqueous Sulfur Flow Battery for Ultralow-Cost Long-Duration Electrical Storage.”

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Commentary

Electric Vehicles: The Swiss Army Knife of the Grid

Experts see a future where electric vehicles provide an array of grid services from moderating fluctuations of demand response to soaking up excess renewable generation.

How to Make Electric Vehicles Affordable and Accessible

When electric vehicles transform the auto-driven landscape of the United States, what will low-to-moderate-income communities do? A new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “The Future of Transportation Electrification: Utility, Industry and Consumer Perspectives,” evaluated this accelerating controversy and emerged with some solutions.
Reports

Interconnections Seam Study

Through the Interconnections Seam Study, National Renewable Energy Laboratory joined national lab, university and industry partners to identify cost-effective options for upgrading the United States electric grid to create a more integrated power system that can drive economic growth.

Virginia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
59 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
27 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
22 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Virginia support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+2 of the national average)
(est. 4,837,103 of 5,621,010 adults)

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