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Podcast Episode 80: Democratizing Energy Storage

Feb 11, 2020

Episode 80: Democratizing Energy Storage

Episode 80Peter and Dan discuss entrepreneurial breakthrough stories specifically in the energy industry. They talk about the importance of timing in launching a new venture and why the 2020’s will be the decade of exponential energy.

 

 



In this episode:

  • Peter mentions a company “Energy Vault” that is specializing in gravitational energy storage. Its primary product is a gravity battery that utilizes a multi-headed crane to store energy in a stacked tower of heavy blocks made from concrete.
  • Dan mentions that energy is becoming exponential, because as more and more energy is available, human aspirations for using energy increases.
  • Peter discusses another company “Heliogen” that is using concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius, transforming sunlight to create and replace fuels.

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Peter H. Diamandis

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