The article points out that traditional small-scale climate control was achieved by living in houses with thick, dense walls that collected the heat of the day and radiated that heat in the cool of the nights. The same effect is being achieved on a larger scale by start-ups storing the heat (energy) generated by wind and solar power in sand, liquefied salt, rocks, and more. (Read the article for details.)
Natural batteries are meant to enable countries to take advantage of prodigious supplies coming from wind turbines and solar panels, when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing.— Washington Post, August 24, 2023 at 6:30 a.m. EDT
Kewl! Mother may survive us, after all.