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Title: Technical Feasibility of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Utilizing a Porous Rock Reservoir

Abstract

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) conducted a project to explore the viability of underground compressed air energy storage (CAES) technology. CAES uses low-cost, off-peak electricity to compress air into a storage system in an underground space such as a rock formation or salt cavern. When electricity is needed, the air is withdrawn and used to drive a generator for electricity production.

Authors:
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  1. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Worley Parsons, MHA Petroleum Consultants, Irani Engineering, Vox Planning, CH2M Hill, Hal Moore Energy Consulting Services, Bluewater Energy Solutions, Day Carter Murphy LLP, King Island Gas Storage, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, San Joaquin County, The City of Lodi
OSTI Identifier:
1434251
Report Number(s):
DOE-PGE-00198-1
DOE Contract Number:  
OE0000198
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; CAES; Compressed Air Energy Storage; Energy Storage; Electric Power Generation

Citation Formats

Medeiros, Michael, Booth, Robert, Fairchild, James, Imperato, Doug, Stinson, Charles, Ausburn, Mark, Tietze, Mike, Irani, Saeed, Burzlaff, Alan, Moore, Hal, Day, James, Jordan, Ben, Holsey, Trent, Davy, Doug, and Plourde, Kevin. Technical Feasibility of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Utilizing a Porous Rock Reservoir. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1434251.
Medeiros, Michael, Booth, Robert, Fairchild, James, Imperato, Doug, Stinson, Charles, Ausburn, Mark, Tietze, Mike, Irani, Saeed, Burzlaff, Alan, Moore, Hal, Day, James, Jordan, Ben, Holsey, Trent, Davy, Doug, & Plourde, Kevin. Technical Feasibility of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Utilizing a Porous Rock Reservoir. United States. doi:10.2172/1434251.
Medeiros, Michael, Booth, Robert, Fairchild, James, Imperato, Doug, Stinson, Charles, Ausburn, Mark, Tietze, Mike, Irani, Saeed, Burzlaff, Alan, Moore, Hal, Day, James, Jordan, Ben, Holsey, Trent, Davy, Doug, and Plourde, Kevin. Thu . "Technical Feasibility of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Utilizing a Porous Rock Reservoir". United States. doi:10.2172/1434251. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1434251.
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title = {Technical Feasibility of Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) Utilizing a Porous Rock Reservoir},
author = {Medeiros, Michael and Booth, Robert and Fairchild, James and Imperato, Doug and Stinson, Charles and Ausburn, Mark and Tietze, Mike and Irani, Saeed and Burzlaff, Alan and Moore, Hal and Day, James and Jordan, Ben and Holsey, Trent and Davy, Doug and Plourde, Kevin},
abstractNote = {Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) conducted a project to explore the viability of underground compressed air energy storage (CAES) technology. CAES uses low-cost, off-peak electricity to compress air into a storage system in an underground space such as a rock formation or salt cavern. When electricity is needed, the air is withdrawn and used to drive a generator for electricity production.},
doi = {10.2172/1434251},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {3}
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