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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Energy Storage - M218014
Title: Akumulace energií
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2022
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: 16 / 16 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
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.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Juklíčková Hana Ing. (29.01.2018)
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: Juklíčková Hana Ing. (29.01.2018)

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 - Czech
Last update: Farták Josef Ing. Ph.D. (11.09.2023)


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


Mahon, H.; O'Connor, D.; Friedrich, D.; Hughes, B. A review of thermal energy storage technologies for seasonal loops. Energy 2022, 239, 122207.

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.

CZ knihy:

Obnovitelné zdroje energie a možnosti jejich uplatnění v České republice,ČEZ a.s.,978-80-239-8823-9

Alternativní zdroje energie,Fakulta strojní,vydavatelství ČVUT,2003,80-01-02802-X

Cihelka J.: Solární tepelná technika, Nakl. T.Malina, Praha, 1994,80-900759-5-9


MAREŠ J., LIBRA M., POULEK V.: Akumulace elektrické energie[online], poslední změna 20.3.2012. Dostupné z:

Marin S. Halper, James C. Ellenbogen (March 2006). Supercapacitors: A Brief Overview (PDF) (Technical report). MITRE Nanosystems Group. Retrieved January 20, 2014

Mastný Petr et all: Obnovitelné zdroje elektrické energie

Learning resources -
Last update: Juklíčková Hana Ing. (29.01.2018)

lectures given on the subject pages

professional and special literature

Syllabus -
Last update: Juklíčková Hana Ing. (29.01.2018)

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: Juklíčková Hana Ing. (29.01.2018)

Interest in the topic of energy storage.

Orientation in modern trends of power engineering.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Juklíčková Hana Ing. (29.01.2018)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Farták Josef Ing. Ph.D. (11.09.2023)

To complete the course, the student will prepare an independent project on the topic of energy storage, which will then be discussed orally with the teacher.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
1 / 4 28 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Oral examination 100