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Course Name Energy Storage Technology
Course Code 18PR704
Program M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Year Taught 2018


Course Syllabus

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 Micro-grid 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 micro-grid and smart grid, microbial fuel cell, hydrogen fuel cell and so on.

Text Books / References

  • 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.


‘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.

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