Chapter 24

Storing Energy in China—An Overview

Haisheng Chen
Yujie Xu
Chang Liu
Fengjuan He
Shan Hu    Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Abstract

The research and development of electrical energy storage technologies for stationary applications in China is reviewed. Particular attention is paid to pumped hydroelectric storage, compressed air, flywheel, lead–acid battery, sodium–sulfur battery, lithium-ion battery, and flow battery energy storage. Research and development into electrical energy storage has experienced fast and fruitful development over the past (10–15) years in China, and by all accounts electrical energy storage has a bright future in China.

Keywords

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