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Old Posted Aug 26, 2014, 7:21 AM
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hydroelectric storage of power is a great way to store mass amounts of energy, it just takes a special kind of terrain. Use the power generated by solar to pump water up to a reservoir, let it flow down into hydroelectric dam to generate the power through generators.
This is being done in a lot of places. It's obviously not the greenest way to do things, but it is fairly efficient, and I guess the key thing is that it can be used to make use of waste power.
http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2010/ph240/boysen2/
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