“The only thing keeping wind power from becoming the best source of sustainable energy is the storage problem”? Well that has been solved, massive batteries made of cheap materials were invented by Professor Donald Sadoway and his students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V7rSaqKKas
Thin film solar voltaic panels will be the most versatile, and will disrupt the petroleum industry's grip on our lives to some degree. But our energy use will need to be downsized.