“A next-generation smart grid without energy storage is like a  computer without a hard drive: severely limited”

Katie Fehrenbacher, GigaOm

From Micro Medical Batteries to EV's and the Grid

Everything is Connected

Humans rely on primarily two things to control their environment:  information and energy.  Shrinking transistors and the rise of microprocessors have given us immense control over the first; however, the bottleneck has been cheap scaleable and portable storage for sensors, cars, consumer electronics and the grid.