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Kerry Rippy

Kerry Rippy

Kerry Rippy is a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

COMMENTARY
A solar farm in Oxford, Maine

Commentary: Energy storage technologies that can help get us to 100 percent renewable electricity

By: - August 27, 2021

In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that the U.S. Department of Energy projects that renewable energy will be the fastest-growing U.S. energy source through 2050. However, it’s still relatively expensive to store energy. And since renewable energy generation isn’t available all the time […]