Still TBD Episodes
All episodes of Still To Be Determined.
138: Smarter Lithium Mining and Next Gen BatteriesListen now
Matt talks to Teague Egan, EnergyX’s CEO, about their direct extraction lithium mining pilot project in Bolivia, and what they’re planning for a lithium metal next gen battery.
137: Homestead – Building a New Net Zero HomeListen now
Matt and Sean discuss planning for energy efficient home-building and more about Matt’s one big regret.
136: Getting Charged Up – Talking Wireless EV ChargingListen now
Matt and Sean discuss wireless EV charging and extreme reactions to technologies that challenge our life experience.
135: More Bright Ideas – New Concentrated Solar TechListen now
Matt and Sean discuss light focusing solar panels, what sets apart Stanford’s AGILE concentrated solar panels, and what Matt regrets not including in the Undecided video about the tech.
134: Hold the Salt – Breakthrough Fresh Water TechListen now
Matt and Sean discuss desalination breakthroughs that could make a big difference in developing areas and natural disasters.
133: Sand Batteries and Thermal Energy StorageListen now
Matt and Sean discuss thermal energy storage and storing heat in sand for days, weeks, or possibly months.
132: In Hot Water – Phase Change MaterialsListen now
Matt and Sean discuss hot water heaters and how phase change materials have moved from use in space into our homes.
131: Recycling SolarListen now
Matt and Sean discuss recycling solar panels–what can we learn from past efforts?
130: It’s a gas, gas, gas – CO2 BatteriesListen now
Matt and Sean discuss CO2 batteries, how fast they might be here, and how much of an impact they may have.
129: Liquid Sunshine – Storing Solar Energy in a BottleListen now
Matt and Sean discuss carrying a sunburn in a bottle… oh and it’s an energy storage solution as well. Discussing a recent scientific advance that could allow us to store solar energy directly into a liquid for up to 18 years.