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Energy storage : a nontechnical guide

Author: Richard Baxter
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : PennWell, ©2006.
Series: PennWell nontechnical series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Storage and the electric power industry -- Storage in other energy markets -- Electricity storage technologies -- Applications -- Renewable energy and storage -- Our new energy future.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baxter, Richard.
Energy storage.
Tulsa, Okla. : PennWell, ©2006
(OCoLC)606487740
Online version:
Baxter, Richard.
Energy storage.
Tulsa, Okla. : PennWell, ©2006
(OCoLC)607762327
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Baxter
ISBN: 159370027X 9781593700270
OCLC Number: 62322260
Description: xiv, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Storage and the electric power industry --
Misperceptions and realities --
Wholesale power --
Transmission and distribution --
Retail --
2. Storage in other energy markets --
Petroleum market --
Coal market --
Natural gas market --
Lessons learned --
3. Electricity storage technologies --
System components --
Pumped-hydroelectric storage (PHS) --
Compressed air energy storage (CAES) --
Flow batteries --
Sodium sulfur battery --
Lead-acid battery --
Nickel cadmium battery --
Flywheels --
Electrochemical capacitors --
Superconducting magnetic energy storage --
Thermal energy storage --
4. Applications --
Key design issues --
Wholesale power --
Transmission and distribution --
Retail market --
5. Renewable energy and storage --
Resource utilization challenges --
Remote power --
Island grid --
Grid connected --
6. Our new energy future --
The road to here --
User's goals for storage technologies --
A road map for the future.
Series Title: PennWell nontechnical series.
Responsibility: by Richard Baxter.
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