Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Swiss startup Energy Vault is stacking concrete blocks to store energy

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Swiss startup Energy Vault is stacking concrete blocks to store energy

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Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways to store excess…