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Storing Energy. with Special Reference to Renewable Energy Sources

  • ID: 3504104
  • Book
  • April 2016
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Energy Storage 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.

Each chapter is written by an expert working in the field and includes copious references for those wishing to study the subject further. Various systems are discussed, including mechanical/kinetic, thermal, electrochemical and other chemical, as well as other emerging technologies. Incorporating the advancements in storing energy as described in this book will help the people of the world further overcome the problems related to future energy and climate change.

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Part A: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Role of Energy Storage in Low-Carbon Energy Systems

Part B: Electrical Energy Storage Techniques Gravitational/Mechanical/Thermomechanical

Chapter 2: Pumped Hydroelectric Storage

Chapter 3: Novel Hydroelectric Storage Concepts

Chapter 4: Advanced Rail Energy Storage: Green Energy Storage for Green Energy

Chapter 5: Compressed Air Energy Storage

Chapter 6: Compressed Air Energy Storage in Underground Formations

Chapter 7: Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage

Chapter 8: A Novel Pumped Hydro Combined with Compressed Air Energy

Chapter 9: Liquid Air Energy Storage

Chapter 10: Flywheels

Part C: Electrochemical

Chapter 11: Rechargeable Batteries with Special Reference to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Chapter 12: Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

Part D: Thermal

Chapter 13: Phase Change Materials

Chapter 14: Solar Ponds

Chapter 15: Sensible Thermal Energy Storage: Diurnal and Seasonal

Part E: Chemical

Chapter 16: Hydrogen From Water Electrolysis

Chapter 17: Thermochemical Energy Storage

Chapter 18: Power-to-Gas

Chapter 19: Traditional Bulk Energy Storage-Coal and Underground Natural Gas and Oil Storage

Chapter 20: Larger Scale Hydrogen Storage

Part F: Integration

Chapter 21: Energy Storage Integration

Chapter 22: Off-Grid Energy Storage

Part G: International Issues and the Politics of Introducing Renewable Energy Schemes

Chapter 23: Energy Storage Worldwide

Chapter 24: Storing Energy in China-An Overview

Chapter 25: The Politics of Investing in Sustainable Energy Systems

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Trevor M. Letcher Emeritus Professor, School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

Professor Letcher was Professor of Chemistry, and Head of Department in South Africa (University of the Witwatersrand, Rhodes University and Natal) (1969 -2004). He has has published over 300 papers on chemical thermodynamic topics in peer reviewed journals; and 100 papers in popular science and education journals. He has edited and written 28 books ranging from Future Energy Climate Change, Storing Energy, Wind Energy, Solar Energy, Managing Global Warming and Unraveling Environmental Disasters. He has been awarded gold medals by the South African Institute of Chemistry and the South African Association for the Advancement of Science. He is currently Emeritus Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and living in the United Kingdom.
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