Batteries & Energy Storage Technology visited San Diego for NAATBatt 2014 (National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries).
I have found NAATBatt to be an agreeable conference. Maybe it's due to leaving the soggy shores of England for the sunny, warm climes of Southern California, or maybe it was just the warm optimism emanating from the more idealistic delegates who want to play their part in changing the world.
Yet despite this optimism about renewable energy storage - particularly in California - there was a faint hint of bitterness in the air. The good times . . .