eBook Storing Energy, 1st Edition

  • Trevor Letcher
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  • ISBN-10: 0128034491
  • ISBN-13: 9780128034491
  • DDC: 621.3126
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 590 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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Overview

This book discusses the needs of the world’s future energy and climate change policies, covering the various types of renewable energy storage in one comprehensive volume that allows readers to conveniently compare the different technologies and find the best process that suits their particularly needs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Contributors.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: The Role of Energy Storage in Low-Carbon Energy Systems.
Electrical Energy Storage Techniques Gravitational/Mechanical/Thermomechanical.
2: Pumped Hydroelectric Storage.
3: Novel Hydroelectric Storage Concepts.
4: Advanced Rail Energy Storage: Green Energy Storage for Green Energy.
5: Compressed Air Energy Storage.
6: Compressed Air Energy Storage in Underground Formations.
7: Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage.
8: A Novel Pumped Hydro Combined with Compressed Air Energy.
9: Liquid Air Energy Storage.
10: Flywheels.
Electrochemical.
11: Rechargeable Batteries with Special Reference to Lithium-Ion Batteries.
12: Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries.
Thermal.
13: Phase Change Materials.
14: Solar Ponds.
15: Sensible Thermal Energy Storage: Diurnal and Seasonal.
Chemical.
16: Hydrogen from Water Electrolysis.
17: Thermochemical Energy Storage.
18: Power-to-Gas.
19: Traditional Bulk Energy Storage—Coal and Underground Natural Gas and Oil Storage.
20: Larger Scale Hydrogen Storage.
Integration.
21: Energy Storage Integration.
22: Off-Grid Energy Storage.
International Issues and the Politics of Introducing Renewable Energy Schemes.
23: Energy Storage Worldwide.
24: Storing Energy in China—An Overview.
25: The Politics of Investing in Sustainable Energy Systems.
Subject Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Contributors.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: The Role of Energy Storage in Low-Carbon Energy Systems.
Electrical Energy Storage Techniques Gravitational/Mechanical/Thermomechanical.
2: Pumped Hydroelectric Storage.
3: Novel Hydroelectric Storage Concepts.
4: Advanced Rail Energy Storage: Green Energy Storage for Green Energy.
5: Compressed Air Energy Storage.
6: Compressed Air Energy Storage in Underground Formations.
7: Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage.
8: A Novel Pumped Hydro Combined with Compressed Air Energy.
9: Liquid Air Energy Storage.
10: Flywheels.
Electrochemical.
11: Rechargeable Batteries with Special Reference to Lithium-Ion Batteries.
12: Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries.
Thermal.
13: Phase Change Materials.
14: Solar Ponds.
15: Sensible Thermal Energy Storage: Diurnal and Seasonal.
Chemical.
16: Hydrogen from Water Electrolysis.
17: Thermochemical Energy Storage.
18: Power-to-Gas.
19: Traditional Bulk Energy Storage—Coal and Underground Natural Gas and Oil Storage.
20: Larger Scale Hydrogen Storage.
Integration.
21: Energy Storage Integration.
22: Off-Grid Energy Storage.
International Issues and the Politics of Introducing Renewable Energy Schemes.
23: Energy Storage Worldwide.
24: Storing Energy in China—An Overview.
25: The Politics of Investing in Sustainable Energy Systems.
Subject Index.