The train goes up, the train goes down: a simple new way to store energy 1. The train carries big rocks uphill, consuming electricity. 2. Then the train carries big rocks downhill, generating electricity. 3. That's it. The energy stored by going uphill is released by going downhill.
Brazilian FUKUSHIMA - Rio Doce Disaster - not in the news at all..... By Felipe Pinheiro "Dear friends around the world. I don’t know if you are aware about the huge disaster that occurred last week in Brazil, easily compared with Chernobyl vs Fukushima... http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/nov/22/anger-rises-as-brazilian-mine-disaster-threatens-river-and-sea-with-toxic-mud
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Crews from Southern California Gas Company and outside experts work on a relief well at the Aliso Canyon gas field above the Porter Ranch section of northwest Los Angeles, California. Photo by in this December 9, 2015 Dean Musgrove/REUTERS
Over the past five years, the solar industry has doubled. There are now more people working in the solar industry than there are at oil rigs and gas fields. 35,000 jobs have been added in 2015, which is 20% more than the previous year. However, oil and gas corporations have cut back at least 17,000 jobs due to the plummeting of energy prices.