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Title: Batteries for Large Scale Energy Storage

Abstract

In recent years, with the deployment of renewable energy sources, advances in electrified transportation, and development in smart grids, the markets for large-scale stationary energy storage have grown rapidly. Electrochemical energy storage methods are strong candidate solutions due to their high energy density, flexibility, and scalability. This review provides an overview of mature and emerging technologies for secondary and redox flow batteries. New developments in the chemistry of secondary and flow batteries as well as regenerative fuel cells are also considered. Advantages and disadvantages of current and prospective electrochemical energy storage options are discussed. The most promising technologies in the short term are high-temperature sodium batteries with β”-alumina electrolyte, lithium-ion batteries, and flow batteries. Regenerative fuel cells and lithium metal batteries with high energy density require further research to become practical.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC); Center for Electrocatalysis, Transport Phenomena and Materials for Innovative Energy Storage (CETM)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1065540
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001055
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 1; Related Information: CETM partners with General Electric Global Research (lead); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Stanford University; Yale University; Journal ID: ISSN 1947-5438
Publisher:
Annual Reviews
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), energy storage (including batteries and capacitors), hydrogen and fuel cells, charge transport, membrane, synthesis (novel materials)

Citation Formats

Soloveichik, Grigorii L. Batteries for Large Scale Energy Storage. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-061010-114116.
Soloveichik, Grigorii L. Batteries for Large Scale Energy Storage. United States. doi:10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-061010-114116.
Soloveichik, Grigorii L. Fri . "Batteries for Large Scale Energy Storage". United States. doi:10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-061010-114116.
@article{osti_1065540,
title = {Batteries for Large Scale Energy Storage},
author = {Soloveichik, Grigorii L.},
abstractNote = {In recent years, with the deployment of renewable energy sources, advances in electrified transportation, and development in smart grids, the markets for large-scale stationary energy storage have grown rapidly. Electrochemical energy storage methods are strong candidate solutions due to their high energy density, flexibility, and scalability. This review provides an overview of mature and emerging technologies for secondary and redox flow batteries. New developments in the chemistry of secondary and flow batteries as well as regenerative fuel cells are also considered. Advantages and disadvantages of current and prospective electrochemical energy storage options are discussed. The most promising technologies in the short term are high-temperature sodium batteries with β”-alumina electrolyte, lithium-ion batteries, and flow batteries. Regenerative fuel cells and lithium metal batteries with high energy density require further research to become practical.},
doi = {10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-061010-114116},
journal = {Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering},
issn = {1947-5438},
number = 1,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {7}
}