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How Dubai is pioneering solar for the world
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How Dubai is pioneering solar for the world

Dubai built the world’s largest single-site solar plant - and it’s just getting started. Subscribe to Freethink on YouTube ► https://freeth.ink/youtube-subscribe Up next, How this city builds like “SimCity” ► https://youtu.be/-Og4qvTNxaM Dubai is a city long known for producing and exporting oil. But now, it is focusing on green energy. Currently, 12% of Dubai's energy comes from clean sources. The city is working toward 25% by 2030 and 75%by 2050. Some of the research in Dubai focuses on how to design superior solar panels — for instance, ones that are able to withstand the intense desert heat. Watch on Freethink.com ► https://www.freethink.com/technology/dubai-single-site-solar-plant This video was created in partnership with Dubai Future Foundation. See how they’re shaping the future: https://www.dubaifuture.ae/ ◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡ Watch our original series: ► Hard Reset: https://freeth.ink/youtube-hard-reset ► Just Might Work: https://freeth.ink/youtube-just-might-work ► Challengers: https://freeth.ink/youtube-challengers ◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠ About Freethink No politics, no gossip, no cynics. At Freethink, we believe the daily news should inspire people to build a better world. While most media is fueled by toxic politics and negativity, we focus on solutions: the smartest people, the biggest ideas, and the most ground breaking technology shaping our future. ◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡ Enjoy Freethink on your favorite platforms: ► Daily editorial features: http://www.freethink.com​ ► Solutions-based stories, straight to your inbox: https://www.freethink.com/subscribe ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freethinkmedia​ ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freethink​ ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/freethinkmedia​ ► Join the Freethink forum: http://www.facebook.com/groups/freethinkforum
How the CO2 battery could be the future of energy storage?
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How the CO2 battery could be the future of energy storage?

How the CO2 battery could be the future of energy storage. Get Surfshark VPN at https://surfshark.deals/undecided and enter promo code UNDECIDED for 83% off and 3 extra months for free! Carbon dioxide is infamous for being the major culprit of climate change, but what if this global warming villain could turn into a green energy hero? Believe it or not, carbon dioxide may be a key component in developing a new green energy battery that can be quickly deployed around the world. If you think I’m just gas-bagging you, you’ll definitely want to check this out. Could giant bladders of CO2 solve our energy storage problem? Let’s see if we can come to a decision on this. Watch How Graphene Could Solve Our Concrete Problem https://youtu.be/Sew_2qPq5qI?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi4dFnLD9622FK77atWtQVv7 Video script and citations: https://undecidedmf.com/renewable-energy/energy-storage/7316/ Follow-up podcast: Video version - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4-aWB84Bupf5hxGqrwYqLA Audio version - http://bit.ly/stilltbdfm Join the Undecided Discord server: https://geni.us/undecided-discord 👋 Support Undecided on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/mattferrell ⚙️ Gear & Products I Like Tesla and smart home gear: https://kit.co/undecidedmf Great sustainable products for your home: https://geni.us/buildwithrise Undecided Amazon store front: https://geni.us/undecidedAmazon Fun, nerdy t-shirts: http://bit.ly/UndecidedShirts Abstract Ocean Tesla Accessories: 15% Discount - Code: "Undecided" http://bit.ly/UndecidedAO Jeda Tesla Wireless Charger/USB Hub: http://bit.ly/UndecidedJeda Tesla Referral Code: Get 1,000 free supercharging miles or a discount on Tesla Solar & Powerwalls https://ts.la/matthew84515 Visit my Energysage Portal: Research solar panels and get quotes for free! http://www.energysage.com/p/undecided/ Or find community solar near you: https://communitysolar.energysage.com/?rc=p-undecided 👉 Follow Me Twitter https://twitter.com/mattferrell https://twitter.com/undecidedMF Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mattferrell https://www.instagram.com/undecidedmf Facebook https://www.facebook.com/undecidedMF/ Website https://undecidedmf.com 📺 YouTube Tools I Recommend Audio file(s) provided by Epidemic Sound http://bit.ly/UndecidedEpidemic TubeBuddy https://www.tubebuddy.com/undecided VidIQ https://vidiq.com/undecided I may earn a small commission for my endorsement or recommendation to products or services linked above, but I wouldn't put them here if I didn't like them. Your purchase helps support the channel and the videos I produce. Thank you.
The future of high energy density batteries | Hard Reset
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The future of high energy density batteries | Hard Reset

Picture an entire city charged by batteries. This new battery design may unlock a new era of energy. Subscribe to Freethink on YouTube ► https://freeth.ink/youtube-subscribe Watch the Hard Reset playlist ► https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXthoedLVIdLvnNgiCshQvqKdS7T_qeGY Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory are trying to build the perfect battery. Lithium-ion batteries are the gold standard, but there is much progress to be made. For example, one improvement would be to create solid-state batteries in order to eliminate the need for the flammable electrolyte that is inside lithium-ion batteries. Solid-state batteries also could have three times the energy density of lithium-ion batteries, which might allow things like electric flight. Watch on Freethink.com ► https://www.freethink.com/series/hard-reset/high-energy-density-batteries ◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠ Enjoy more of our stories on battery tech: The future of energy starts with rebuilding the battery ► https://www.freethink.com/series/hard-reset/battery-lifespan An accidental discovery could change the world ► https://www.freethink.com/environment/lithium-sulfur-battery This battery may solve renewables’ energy storage problem ► https://www.freethink.com/entrepreneurship-innovation/flow-battery ◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡ Watch our original series: ► Hard Reset: https://freeth.ink/youtube-hard-reset ► Just Might Work: https://freeth.ink/youtube-just-might-work ► Challengers: https://freeth.ink/youtube-challengers ◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠◠ About Freethink No politics, no gossip, no cynics. At Freethink, we believe the daily news should inspire people to build a better world. While most media is fueled by toxic politics and negativity, we focus on solutions: the smartest people, the biggest ideas, and the most ground breaking technology shaping our future. ◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡◡ Enjoy Freethink on your favorite platforms: ► Daily editorial features: http://www.freethink.com​ ► Solutions-based stories, straight to your inbox: https://www.freethink.com/subscribe ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freethinkmedia​ ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freethink​ ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/freethinkmedia​ ► Join the Freethink forum: http://www.facebook.com/groups/freethinkforum
Solar 3.0: This New Technology Could Change Everything
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Solar 3.0: This New Technology Could Change Everything

Perovskite solar cells might revolutionize how humans generate energy from sunlight. https://brilliant.org/ElectricFuture First 200 people get 20% off annual premium subscription. In this video we'll explore the world's fastest improving new solar technology, and provide an exclusive peek inside the lab of a team working on this breakthrough material. Imagine an inexpensive solution of perovskite crystals that can make a photovoltaic cell so thin, that just half a cup of liquid would be enough to power a house. A solar panel so lightweight, that it can be balanced atop a soap bubble. That is known as the holy grail of solar energy. So when will we see perovskite solar panels used for a solar power system for your home? Maybe sooner than you expect. Currently, only 2% of global electricity comes from solar power. And 90% of that, comes from crystalline silicon-based solar panels, the dominant material technology. While abundant, silicon has downsides related to efficiency, manufacturing complexity, and pollution that prevent it from being an absolute no brainer. Emerging thin films like perovskites present a bright future. Imagine solar cars like a solar tesla, solar yachts, or a solar plane. Solar cell technologies can be classified into two categories, wafer-based or thin-film cells. Perovskites are the leading contender in emerging thin films. Topics covered in this video include applications, perovskite crystal structure, working principle of perovskite solar cells, efficiency limits, multi-junction solar cells, shockley-queisser limit, how solar works, solar simulator, band gap, manufacturing, vapor deposition, how solar panels are made, and the future of solar power. •✓ Thanks: http://www.swiftsolar.com https://www.youtube.com/animagraffs
Can renewable energy turn Australia into a global superpower? | 60 Minutes Australia
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