While it’s hard to compete with solar and wind on cost and scale, there are plenty of stranger sources of electricity we could be tapping into, from trains, to sand, to power from urine.
In this episode of Huh? Science Explained, science journalist Petra Stock takes a tour of some of out of the box ideas that exist for generating, and storing, energy.
Huh? Science Explained is a LiSTNR podcast.
Originally published by Cosmos as Strange powers: Weird ways of generating and storing electricity
Petra Stock has a degree in environmental engineering and a Masters in Journalism from University of Melbourne. She has previously worked as a climate and energy analyst.
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