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Grand Challenge 1 How We Plug In (9:09)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video


  1. 01:21 What are some of the benefits of using more electricity?
  2. 02:34 Where does Los Angeles’ power come from?
  3. 04:44 What are the Innovation Pathways for How We Plug In, aside from renewable energy?
  4. 06:38 What are two obstacles that currently keep us from using renewable power sources more? Provide an example of each.
  5. 08:06 What are two ways we can address the intermittency challenges of renewable power sources? Do we currently have the technology to put these methods into action?