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Electricity and Heat Storages
Strom- und Wärmespeicher

Course 0000001535 in WS 2016/7

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Energy Systems (Prof. Spliethoff)
Dates Mon, 10:00–11:30, MW 1250
Mon, 10:00–11:30, MW 1250

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks This course provides an detailed overview of established and innovative storage technologies for electricity and heat. The technical foundations, the functional principle as well as applications and limitations of various storage technologies are discussed. Furthermore, simplified methods for appraising the technologies are presented. Initially, the importance of energy storages for achieving climate change objectives is discussed. Based on this the demand of storage capacity is derived. Subsequently, concepts of electricity storages (e.g. Hydro Pumped Storages, Compressed Air Energy Storage, Batteries,…) are presented, evaluated and compared with each other. Since heat storages increased in significance during the last decade, the second part of this course deals with this technology focusing high-temperature heat storages for industrial applications as well as applications in power plants. Therefore, the fundamentals of storing heat and the related thermodynamic and constructive issues are discussed. Based on this the application of heat storages in selected processes such as solar thermal power plants, coal or gas fired power plants or compressed air energy storages are analyzed.
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