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How Solar Power, Wind and Battery Power Will Ween Us Off Fossil Fuels

According to the video above, solar power has now become the cheapest electricity in the world. Tesla has created batteries that will power whole cities. Solar and wind power plants often need to be shut down when they are producing more power than is being used.

So what’s going to happen as the size and capacity of batteries increase, while the cost to produce them drops? Extra electricity produced by solar and wind will be able to absorb the extra power, creating a surplus supply that can power cities, trains and other things.

The result, according to the Bloomberg video above, will be the slow reduction in the use of fossil fuels.

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