Energy Storage


Marc A. Rosen (Editor)
University of Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Series: Energy Science, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
BISAC: SCI024000

Energy storage can be utilized in a wide range of applications. The main types of applications covered by the chapters in the present volume include utility and other electrical power systems, conventional and renewable power generation, renewable energy sources, heat pumps, building heating and cooling and district energy systems. The ability of energy storage to facilitate the efficient, effective and economic operation of renewable energy systems is reinforced in this volume, with chapters focusing on using energy storage to improve solar power plants and other renewable energy applications. This book addresses both existing and potential future energy storage technologies and systems. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part I: General Concepts, Technologies and Methods for Energy Storage

Chapter 1. Energy Storage Technology
(Marc A. Rosen)

Chapter 2. Appropriate Thermodynamic Efficiency Measures for Closed Systems for Energy Storage
(Marc A. Rosen)

Part II: Hydrogen Energy Storage and Applications

Chapter 3. Magnesium Hydride (MgH2) as a Hydrogen Storage Material
(Biswajit Paik)

Chapter 4. DFT Perspective of Hydrogen Storage on Porous Materials
(N.S. Venkataramanan and Y. Kawazoe)

Chapter 5. BHx-based Compounds in Solid-state Hydrogen Storage:
From Borohydrides towards Boranes, a Decade of Intense Research
(Romain Moury, Umit B. Demirci, Fabien Sandra and Philippe Miele)

Part III: Electrical Energy Storage and Applications

Chapter 6. Emerging Energy Storage Technologies in Utility Power Systems: A Technical Insight
(Marcelo Gustavo Molina, Gastón Orlando Suvire, Leonardo Javier Ontiveros and Pedro Enrique Mercado)

Chapter 7. Water Storage as Electric Energy Storage for Renewable Energy Sources
(Jure Margeta and Zvonimir Glasnovic)

Chapter 8. Electrical Modeling of Double Layer Capacitor
(Roberto Faranda, Sonia Leva, Vincenzo Musolino and Luigi Piegari)

Chapter 9. Energy Storage in Future Power Systems: Technologies and Applications
(Claus Nygaard Rasmussen, Jacob Østergaard and K.C. Divya)

Part IV: Thermal Energy Storage and Applications

Chapter 10. Thermal Energy Storage
(Marc A. Rosen and Rakesh Kumar)

Chapter 11. Thermal Energy Storage Media Performance and System Design for a Solar Thermal Power Plant
(Sarayooth Vaivudh)

Chapter 12. Thermal Storage using Phase Change Material: Solidification Processes
(Amirhossein Mosaffa, Faramarz Talati and Marc A. Rosen)

Chapter 13. Thermal Interaction of Multiple Geothermal Storages for Ground Source Heat Pump Systems
(Seama Koohi-Fayegh and Marc A. Rosen)

Chapter 14. Ground Thermal Energy Storage for Building Heating and Cooling
(Wey H. Leong, Vlodek R. Tarnawski, Seama Koohi-Fayegh and Marc A. Rosen)

Chapter 15. Role of Thermal Energy Storage in District Energy Systems
(Behnaz Rezaie, Bale V. Reddy and Marc A. Rosen)

Part V: Thermochemical Energy Storage and Applications

Chapter 16. Thermochemical Energy Storage
(Ali Haji Abedin and Marc A. Rosen)


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