Energy transmission and storage


Energy transmission options are discussed, with heat, electric power or fuel as the carrier of energy. Energy storage and retrieval technologies are surveyed, covering heat capacity, latent heat and chemical transformation stores of heat, and for electricity storage pumped hydro, flywheels, compressed gas stores, battery stores and hydrogen underground stores.


Transmission of energy; Heat storage; High-quality energy storage; Hydro stores; Compressed gas stores; Hydrogen stores; Battery stores

5.1 Energy transmission

Transport of energy may, as traditionally, be in the form of transportation of fuels to the site of conversion. With regard to renewable energy resources, such transport is useful for ...

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