Can the World Run On Batteries?
It takes over 700 pounds of coal to power a single light bulb for a year. Compare that to the typical wind turbine, which has been calculated at just over two hours of work. But is the switch from coal to wind, gas to batteries actually feasible? Experts discuss the future of the grid, examining the disruptive innovations, governmental reforms and economic incentives (and disincentives) powering our changing energy system.