The Current Status of Energy Storage Systems


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The Current Status of Energy Storage Systems
The Current Status of Energy Storage SystemsAmong the currently available energy storage technologies, pumped-hydro counted in 2010 for 99% of the worldwide installed capacity, followed by compressed air storage. The ESS per market share in 2010 were: Hydroelectric: 127 GWel Compressed air storage: 440 MWel Sodium-sulfur batteries: 316 MWel Lead-acid batteries: around 35 MWel Nickel-cadmium batteries: 27 MWel
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Gabriele Zini: Green Electrical Energy Storage: Science and Finance for Total Fossil Fuel Substitution. The Current Status of Energy Storage Systems, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2016), AccessEngineering Export