Dec 5, 2020
Think back to your high school chemistry class. Recall that atoms of chemical elements--hydrogen and oxygen, for example--can be combined into molecules of compounds, such as water. The atoms in these compounds are held together by an electrical charge. Suppose certain compounds could be harnessed for their capability to store massive amounts of electricity? And suppose, further, that such a system could be harnessed to benefit farming, power grids, water conservation and more? Vincent Amanor-Boadu, a professor of agribusiness, economics, and management with Kansas State University, is part of a team that's investigating this idea. He'll explain how this idea, if brought to life, could breathe new life into rural communities in Kansas, and elsewhere.