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Electricity Storage Lightning in a bottle

Storing electricity in huge quantities, in a giant battery or by some other method, is cost prohibitive today. Yet solving this challenge would forever change our energy world, turning intermittent sources like wind and solar into on-demand sources, making electric cars more affordable and better performing, and reshaping our electricity use across the system. We’ve been working on better storage technology for more than a century, but progress has been slow.