Lect17 -- Solar

Can either run from batteries bank of 12 gives

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Unformatted text preview: of solar must confront energy storage techniques Methods of storage (all have challenges): •  conventional batteries (lead-acid; cheapest option) •  exotic batteries (need development) •  hydrogen fuel (could power fleet of cars, but inefficient) •  global electricity grid (always sunny somewhere) •  pumped water storage (not much capacity) What if I put solar in my own home? Can either run from batteries (bank of 12 gives roughly one day’s worth) or stay on grid usually design off-grid system for ~3 days no-sun In CA (and 37 other states), they d...
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