[permaculture] Invasion of the flying robots - CNN.com - improved off grid power equipment for the future...

Lawrence F. London, Jr. venaurafarm at bellsouth.net
Sun Mar 4 21:58:00 EST 2012


On 3/4/2012 8:59 PM, Bob Waldrop wrote:
> Imagine what the military can (actualy, IS already) doing with this
> technology.

Are they spying on us? Do you mind?

I thought it newsworthy to Xpost about better battery technology able to 
store adequate electricity for home use between times of sun and/or 
wind. Pretty important as without that you will need to run a stationary 
or portable power supply, i.e a generator.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lawrence London
> Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2012 7:29 PM
> To: permaculture
> Subject: [permaculture] Invasion of the flying robots - CNN.com - improved
> off grid power equipment for the future...
>
> Invasion of the flying robots - CNN.com
> http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/04/opinion/ted-kumar-flying-robots/index.html?hpt=hp_t3
>
> "But an MIT professor, Donald Sadoway, offered reason to hope that the
> use of non-carbon-emitting solar and wind power could become much more
> widespread through a new battery technology he and his students are
> developing to store power for use at times when the wind stops and the
> sun sets. Sadoway, whose work has attracted an investment from Bill
> Gates, said successful use of his "liquid metal battery" could reduce
> the need for new fossil-fuel burning power plants."


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