The biggest problem with solar and wind energy is that we’re not always home to use that energy until we come home at night. But by then, the sun’s gone and the wind has died down. It’s a “time shift” problem. When we need the day’s energy, it’s gone by nightfall.
But technology is coming to the rescue. Battery technology is advancing by leaps and bounds and a car company that became famous for its electric car says they’re going to build batteries that residents can use to store their solar and wind energy gathered all day, to run their homes and apartments all evening and overnight. Click here for more.