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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Energy Storage - AM218014
Title: Energy Storage
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Pohořelý Michael doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Farták Josef Ing. Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)
The course focuses on basic and new technologies of energy storage. Students will familiarize themselves with the issue of both electrical and thermal energy storage. The problematics of energy efficiency and modern trends in energy savings will be part of the subject as well. In the seminars, the students will be acquainted with calculations of heat losses and the economics of energy accumulation in individual energy facilities.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

Students will be able to:

1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each type of energy storage device.

2. Get an overview of modern trends in energy storage.

3. Evaluate the economic demands of individual storage systems.

4. Calculate heat transfer in building envelope.

Literature -
Last update: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc. (13.01.2021)

Burheim, O. S. Engineering Energy Storage; Academic Press: 125 London Wall, London EC2Y 5AS, United Kingdom, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-12-814100-7

Huggins, Robert A (September 1, 2010). Energy Storage. Springer. p. 60. ISBN 978-1-4419-1023-3

Godfrey Boyle:Renewable Energy,Oxford University Press,2004,0-19-926178-4

Aneke, M.; Wang, M. Energy storage technologies and real life applications – A state of the art review. Applied Energy 2016, 179, 350–377.

Alva, G.; Lin, Y.; Fang, G. An overview of thermal energy storage systems. Energy 2018, 144, 341–378.

Learning resources -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

lectures given on the subject pages

professional and special literature

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

1. History of Power Engineering and Basics of Energy Storage

2. Flywheel Energy Storage (FES) and Supercapacitor

3. Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAIS)

4. Pumped-Storage Hydroelectricity

5. Electrochemical Energy Accumulation – Secondary Cells

6. Electrochemical Energy Storage – Flow cells

7. Hydrogen Economy (e.g., Water Electrolysis, Fuel Cells), Power to Gas (P2G)

8. Thermal Energy Storage in Liquids

9. Thermal Energy Storage in Hot Rocks, Concrete, Pebbles, Building Isolations etc

10. Chemical Thermo-accumulation

11. Latent Heat Accumulation, PCM – Inorganic Substances

12. Latent Heat Accumulation, PCM – Organic Substances and Eutectics

13. Energy Efficiency

14. Fundamental Concepts of Building Envelope Heat Transfer

Entry requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)

Interest in the topic of energy storage.

Orientation in modern trends of power engineering.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (21.12.2020)