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Better Batteries Might Hold Enough To Power Your Neighborhood

One of the nation’s leading researchers who’s trying to make batteries better is James Tour and his colleagues at Rice University. “Everybody’s investing billions. If you say millions they scoff at you,” Tour told News 88.7. Tour says there are three categories of things that need better batteries: portable electronic devices, electric vehicles, and a use […]

The ‘Secret’ to Unlocking Renewable Energy in Texas? Battery Storage

Texas may be rich in fossil fuels like oil and gas, but it’s also awash in clean, renewable energy. Well, at least it could be. With the most renewable energy potential in the United States, Texas is a formidable candidate to up their renewable energy usage. Wind power now supplies 8 percent of energy to the grid […]

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