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■Class discussion: Do you think these batteries could help reduce the use of fossil fuels? Why or why not? Would you like to live in a home that is off the power grid? Homeowners in some places like Hawaii are rapidly adopting solar power and using the power grid as a backup source of electricity. How are the electric utilities coping with their changing role? Could improved battery technology help the utilities adapt?
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