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Old 07-29-2018, 04:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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There was a podcast recently that I listened to which discussed this. Not really a new idea, just being done again.

http://one.npr.org/i/620288114:620349298

Apparently has efficiencies roughly as much as a chemical battery. The podcast also discusses the issue of grid balancing and why.
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