Moore’s law and renewable energy

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Moore’s law and renewable energy

Wind and solar plus battery storage are key to decarbonizing today’s energy systems, but the technology trio faces challenges. Bill Spindle & Milo McBride Today, wind and solar can seem unstoppable, especially when imagined in tandem with batteries. In the U.S., they comprise two-thirds of newly installed energy. In the European Union, they have surpassed fossil fuel generation altogether to become the region’s primary energy sources. But these gains have come by harvesting low-hanging fruit –– building in the easiest and cheapest locations for permitting, construction and operating.  As upstarts…

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