Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
This whole thing reminds me of all the
cure for cancer on the horizon" news that I have been seeing for 40 years. I wouldn't get too excited.
Now that we have a technology to store unlimited amounts of energy in a
Stable form, we do not actually have an energy crisis.
We need to build lots of solar homes, but now with a method of storage,
all the excess power can be stored and used when needed.
(our natural gas grid, and fuel supply infrastructure can hold and enormous amount of supply)
And it can be carbon neutral.
Fueling the Fleet, Navy Looks to the Seas - U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
On the plus side, the infrastructure is already in place for distribution.
“When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.” - P. J. O’Rourke
“Socialism is great until you run out of someone elses money” Margaret Thatcher
About time; we need to be able to de-salinate ocean water and transport to any State of the Union, with better aqueducts and roads.