(Bloomberg) – According to Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp., it's time for wind and sun to pass on their subsidies to new technologies that they need more, to make manufacturers and developers more efficient and more efficient Reduce costs. Now they can probably survive without them, Gates said in an interview with Bloomberg Television.
US states such as New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts consider fossil-fueled offshore wind farms in the Atlantic Ocean crucial However, the cost of constructing offshore wind farms is still almost twice as high as on land, and energy storage is the key to ensuring that wind and solar installations can deliver electricity even when the sun goes down and the breeze subsides, but even large batteries remain expensive.
"The progress in sun and win D are very helpful, "said Gates. "But the sun does not shine 24 hours a day."
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