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PRGR606 Energy Storage

[2 cr.]

In this course various energy technologies will be presented and discussed in terms of their principle of operation, system components, energy density, maintenance, and cost. The different technologies that will be addressed for electrical energy storage are: batteries, compressed air, fly-wheel storage, pumped hydro-power, super-capacitors, and superconducting magnetic energy storage. Thermal and thermo-chemical energy storage technologies will also be covered.