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Alternative Energy in Power Electronics by Muhammad H. Rashid

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Chapter 6

Energy Storage

Sheldon S. Williamson; Pablo A. Cassani    Power Electronics and Energy Research (PEER) Group, P. D. Ziogas Power Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Srdjan Lukic    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Benjamin Blunier    Universite de Technologie de Belfort-Montbeliard, Belfort Cedex, France

Abstract

This chapter explores the electrical characteristics and modeling techniques of major types of renewable energy systems and competent energy storage devices, namely batteries, fuel cells, PV cells, ultracapacitors, and flywheels. Due to their high specific energy and the potential ...

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