Course Title: 
Energy Storage Technology
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Postgraduate (PG)
School of Engineering

'Energy Storage Technology' is a course offered in the M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus.

Introduction to energy storage for power systems: Role of energy storage systems, applications. Overview of energy storage technologies: Thermal, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrochemical, Electrical. Efficiency of energy storage systems. Electrical energy storage: Batteries, Super capacitors, Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES), charging methodologies, SoC, SoH estimation techniques. Hydrogen production and storage, fuel cells. Mobile storage system: electric vehicle, G2V, V2G.Hybrid Energy storage systems: configurations and applications. Storage for renewable energy systems: Solar energy, Wind energy, Pumped hydro energy, fuel cells. Energy storage in Microgrid and Smart grid. Energy Management with storage systems, Battery SCADA, Increase of energy conversion efficiencies by introducing energy storage. Laboratory experiments: Simulation of energy storage systems and its management, smart park, Electric Vehicle charging facility, HESS in microgrid and smart grid, microbial fuel cell, hydrogen fuel cell and so on.

  • A.G.Ter-Gazarian, “Energy Storage for Power Systems”, Second Edition, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Publication, UK, (ISBN - 978-1-84919-219-4), 2011.
  • Francisco Díaz-González, Andreas Sumper, Oriol Gomis-Bellmunt,” Energy Storage in Power Systems” Wiley Publication, ISBN: 978-1-118-97130-7, Mar 2016.
  • A. R. Pendse, “Energy Storage Science and Technology”, SBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, (ISBN - 13:9789380090122), 2011.
  • Electric Power Research Institute (USA), “Electricity Energy Storage Technology Options: A White Paper Primer on Applications, Costs, and Benefits” (1020676), December 2010.
  • Paul Denholm, Erik Ela, Brendan Kirby and Michael Milligan, “The Role of Energy Storage with Renewable Electricity Generation”, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - A National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy - Technical Report NREL/ TP6A2-47187, January 2010.