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Michel Gelobter discusses the future of energy, with Salim Ismail, Executive Director of Singularity University.

“i worry about lack of imagination”

What’s the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage — so we can have power on tap even when the sun’s not out and the wind’s not blowing. In this accessible, inspiring talk, Donald Sadoway takes to the blackboard to show us the future of large-scale batteries that store renewable energy. As he says: “We need to think about the problem differently. We need to think big. We need to think cheap.”


Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director at venture capital firm Draper Fischer Jurvetson, discusses innovation and disruption in the energy sector. Steve previously invested in companies such as Hotmail and Tradex, and sits on the board of numerous companies including Tesla motors and SpaceX. Filmed during the March 2010 Executive Program at Singularity University, NASA Ames, Silicon Valley.

For me one of the greatest people currently living on our planet, pure role model. I hope, when I grow up, I can look more like him.