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Global Market for Utility Energy Storage Reviewed in Up-to-Date Study Recently Published at MarketPublishers.com

25 Nov 2011 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – Eight technologies make up the core of the utility energy storage industry today. They are batteries, compressed air storage, flywheels, hydrogen, superconducting magnetic energy storage, thermal energy storage, ultracapacitors, and vehicle-to-grid. All these segments are projected to compete head-to-head in the market. The total electric utility energy storage market is also forecast to reach $2.5 billion by 2015.

New market research studyUtility Energy Storage Market Guidedesigned by Energy Business Reports has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Report Details:

Title: Utility Energy Storage Market Guide
Published: November, 2011
Pages: 143
Price: US$ 1,250

The study examines the state-of-the-art for energy storage technology and discusses how the marketplace will likely evolve. Applicability and benefits are assessed for each storage technology, key players are profiled, and existing installations are identified. The report provides an elaborate comparison of competing technologies, match-uping by that the product categories with specific applications. Market forecasts are covered in detailed in the study.

Report Contents:

Executive Summary
Overview of Electric Power Generation and Distribution System
Understanding Energy Storage
  Developments in Recent Times
  Advanced Energy Storage Systems
  Popular Storage Methods
Introduction to Grid Energy Storage
  Economics of Grid Energy Storage
  Leveling the Load
  Managing the Energy Demand
  Portability Options
  Reliability of Energy Storage Options
  Global Utility Energy Storage Market Forecast
  Storage Systems Used by Utilities
  Role of the Smart Grid
  Market Drivers
  Load Management
  Peak Demand
  Demand Growth
  Power Quality and Reliability
  Spinning Reserve
  Renewable Power Integration
  Wind Power Grid Integration
  Tax Credits
Lead-Acid Batteries
  Applications of Lead Acid Batteries
  Safety Issues
Lithium-Ion Batteries
  Safety Issues
Metal-Air Batteries
Sodium-Sulfur Batteries
  Safety Issues
Vanadium-Redox Flow Batteries
  Applications & Installations
Zinc-Bromide Flow Batteries
  Key Players in Battery Storage
  Lead-Acid Batteries
  Lithium-Ion Batteries
  Metal-Air Batteries
  Sodium-Sulfur Batteries
  Vanadium-Redox Flow Batteries
  Zinc-Bromide Flow Batteries
Compressed Air Energy Storage
  History of CAES
  Types of CAES
  Types of Systems
  Hybrid Systems
  Existing Hybrid Systems
  Future Hybrid Systems
  Lake or Ocean Storage
  CAES Systems in Energy Storage
  Comparing CAES with Batteries
  Safety Issues
  Key Players
  Energy Storage and Power LLC
  General Compression
  Haddington Ventures
  PB Energy Storage Services
  Ridge Energy Storage & Grid Services
  History of Flywheels
  Flywheel Energy Storage
  Flywheels in Utility Energy Storage
  Key Players
  Active Power
  Beacon Power Corporation
  Pentadyne Power
  Hydrogen and Energy Storage
  Key Players
  Argonne National Laboratory
  Hydrogenics Corporation
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pumped Hydroelectric Storage
  Pumped Hydroelectric Storage & Energy Storage
  Potential Technologies
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage
  SMES & Energy Storage
  Advantages of SMES
  Current Uses
  Solenoid versus Toroid
  Low-Temperature versus High-Temperature Superconductors
  Economics of SMES
  Challenges Facing SMES
  Key Players
  American Superconductor Corporation
  Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute
Thermal Energy Storage
  Economics of Thermal Energy Storage
  Key Players
  Ice Energy
  History of Ultracapacitors
  Ultracapacitors & Energy Storage
  Comparing Ultracapacitors to Batteries
  Key Players
  Maxwell Technologies
  Versions of V2G
  V2G & Energy Storage
  Key Players
  V2Green Systems
  University of Delaware
Technology Comparison
Performance Comparisons
  Size & Weight
  Capital Costs
  Efficiency and Cycle Life
  Per-Cycle Cost
Applications and Benefits
  Financial Benefits
  Reduced Cost for Transmission and Distribution Losses
  Reduced Financial Losses from Improved Electric Reliability
  Reduced Financial Losses from Improved Onsite Power Quality
  Reduced Need for Generation Capacity
  Renewables Value Enhancement
  Power Generation Support
  Enhanced Power Quality
  Frequency Regulation
  Load Following
  Renewables Support
  Transmission and Distribution Support
  Asset Utilization
  Avoided Congestion Charges
  Deferred Upgrade Investment
  Increased Load-Carrying Capacity
  Life Extension
  Substation Upgrade Deferral
  End-User Benefits
  Demand Charge Reduction
  Time-of-Use Energy Cost Reduction
Risk Assessment
  Installation Economics
  Monetizing Storage Benefits

More new market research reports by the publisher can be found at Energy Business Reports page.



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