The app has several interactive screens including building a solar panel, constructing an energy system, Li Ion battery, flow battery, smart grid, and exploring potential Washington energy sources. The energy system simulator shows how generation, storage and distribution work together to make a complete energy system. The app is ideal for a touchscreen computer.
For a full screen version go to http://cei.washington.edu/educationspace/touch2.html
On the Energy System Simulator:
- What can you do to keep the lights on all night?
- Which changes in energy supply can be predicted?
- What does energy storage do for the system?