Still TBD Episodes
All episodes of Still To Be Determined.
148: Old Tech May Be Our Future – Zinc BatteriesListen now
Matt and Sean talk about zinc batteries and why old tech doesn’t always stay old. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “137 Year Old…
147: The Future of UndecidedListen now
Matt and Sean talk about where Undecided is headed, and how it’s going to get there.
146: Discovering Covering Canals – Solar Panels + WaterListen now
Matt and Sean talk about what you get when you mix solar and calm water. There’s a lot of similarities between solar panels over water and solar panels over crops (agrivoltaics). There’s also a lot we can learn about solar from countries like India.
145: Put Those Cans To Use – Aluminum Ion BatteriesListen now
On today’s episode of Still To Be Determined we’re turning our beer cans into batteries … well … we’re talking about aluminum ion batteries and how they might be the successor to the lithium ion battery.
144: Gone Fusion – Exciting Fusion Energy StartupsListen now
Matt and Sean discuss start-ups’ fusion energy plans, their timetable, and their potential. We also talk to Helion Energy’s CEO, David Kirtley about their technology.
143: Unity Homes – Matt’s Factory Built Net Zero HomeListen now
Matt and Sean discuss Unity Homes’ approach to sustainable homebuilding (including Matt’s home!).
142: Passive (House) Aggressively – Net Zero at ScaleListen now
Matt and Sean discuss large-scale passive buildings and the different technologies available today to make it happen. Everything from regenerative braking on elevators, to solar panels plus battery energy storage, to ERVs and air tight construction.
141: More Small Ideas – Nanotechnology at WorkListen now
Matt and Sean discuss nanotechnology advancements driving battery breakthroughs from companies like EnergyX. Their metal organic frameworks are revolutionizing lithium mining, and potentially lithium batteries as well.
140: Baby Got Mach – Supersonic Net Zero AirplanesListen now
Matt and Sean discuss supersonic air travel and Matt’s real feelings about biofuels and Boom’s prospects.
139: Battery Breakthrough GiveawayListen now
Matt and Sean discuss missteps in battery development around a breakthrough formula for vanadium redox flow battery.