Chapter 17

Applications of batteries for grid-scale energy storage

A.M. Vassallo    University of Sydney, Darlington, NSW, Australia

Abstract

This chapter aims to provide a concise overview on the use of stationary batteries as grid-connected energy storage systems. Topics that will be covered include the need for energy storage in electric grids, the types of battery systems, and their integration, location, regulatory, and economic issues.

Keywords

Electricity grids

Renewables

Loads

Losses

Batteries

Peak shaving

17.1 Introduction

This chapter aims to provide a concise overview on the use of stationary batteries as grid-connected energy storage systems. Grid-connected battery systems can be any battery system that can be charged and discharged ...

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