Thom talks about the huge investment that China is making in various forms of clean energy and the millions of jobs that they will create. As fossil fuels become more obsolete, will we regret not doing the same?
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Slides for this presentation are available here: http://extremecomputingtraining.anl.gov/atpesc/sessions/next-generation-energy-storage-beyond-lithium-ion/
Presented at the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Summer 2015.
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On the windswept tarmac of the former Alameda Naval Air Station, an inventive group of scientists and engineers are test-flying a kite-like tethered wing that may someday help revolutionize clean energy. QUEST explores the potential of wind energy and new airborne wind turbines designed to harness the stronger and more consistent winds found at higher altitudes.
Some people thought we were crazy when we put a giant wind turbine on top of a floating spar structure and towed it out to sea. But it turned out to be the future, and the future is now. This year we made a giant leap forward as we installed and started producing electricity from the world’s first floating wind farm. The 30 MW Hywind Scotland pilot park will demonstrate the feasibility of future commercial floating wind farms that could be more than four times the size. This will further increase the global market potential for offshore wind energy, contributing to realising Statoil’s ambition of profitable growth in renewable energy and other low-carbon solutions. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.statoil.com
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After joining Makani Power a few years ago Damon Vander Lind has been integral in developing their power-generating flying wings. Through this talk Damon takes us through the design process of the concept and shares his vision of wind power in the future.
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Kicking off the TED2013 conference, Jennifer Granholm asks a very American question with worldwide implications: How do we make more jobs? Her big idea: Invest in new alternative energy sources. And her big challenge: Can it be done with or without our broken Congress?
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