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MIT turns to millennia-old tech for renewable energy storage

Firebrick technology invented by Hittites in 17th century BC is being repurposed for a modern use With renewable energy sources becoming more and more advanced, storing that energy means big business. While we’ve seen technological breakthroughs enabling everything from DIY powerpacks to batteries integrated into windmills, one team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is looking to old-school innovations for next-generation energy storage techniques.
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