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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

How does large-scale power storage work?

September 10th, 2010

Episode 741 of 1070 episodes

Wind farms and solar power plants are promising sources of renewable energy, but they're not as reliable as conventional power sources. In this episode, Marshall explains how large-scale storage technologies could make solar and wind power more viable.

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