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On Mars, Air and Water Might be the Key to Power Storage - New Mars
Martian air and water might be all that’s needed to store energy on the Red Planet, according to a recent discussion on the NewMars forums. Solar power, perhaps in the form of a Solar Power Tower, is one of the strongest contenders for a system to generate energy for a pioneering Martian settlement. However, solar power systems only generate energy when the Sun is shining. This creates a need to store energy to keep the lights on at night. Read more...