As natural gas and coal prices hit record highs, energy storage consultant Anthony Price analyzes the technology's newfound popularity with American power utilities and the federal government.
Though I doubt the Electricity Storage Association (ESA) planned it, their choice of Santa Ana's Bowers Museum for their annual conference dinner last spring proved unwittingly inspired. As it happened, the museum was hosting an exhibition of the Terracotta Warriors of Xian, China, an "army" of molded figures dating from 210 B.C. that had been buried for nearly 2000 years. Their discovery by farmers in 1974 represents . . .