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Can We Store Energy From the Sun and Wind?

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Renewable energy use is on the rise, but the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. Green energy producers are looking for ways to generate a constant supply for a power hungry utility grid, and Utah’s unique geology may just provide the perfect tool.

The “Wind Farm” north of Milford, Utah

(EXPLORE Utah Science) Renewable energy use is on the rise, but the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow.  Green energy producers are looking for ways to generate a constant supply for a power hungry utility grid, and Utah’s unique geology may just provide the perfect tool.  Ross Chambless of Explore Utah Science reports:

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