Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE6268 : Energy Storage Systems {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Paresh G Kale


• Electrochemical energy storage - Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Electrochemical Reactions. Introduction to Electrochemical Techniques, Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems (a) Advanced Rechargeable Batteries (b) Supercapacitors. Hybrid power systems: Differences/interactions between batteries and supercapacitors.
• Hydrogen storage – compressed storage, liquid state storage, solid state storage, different materials for storage – metal hydrides, high surface area materials, complex and chemical hydrides, hydrogen storage system – design and materials aspects.
• Solar thermal storage
• Pumped hydroelectric energy storage
• Flywheel energy storage

Course Objectives

  1. To learn about current and upcoming energy storage systems

Course Outcomes

The student will be able to cope up with upcoming technologies in the energy storage systems.

Essential Reading

  1. S. P. Sukhatme, - Principles of thermal collection and storage, Tata McGraw-Hil
  2. Michael Hirscher, Hand Book of Hydrogen Storage, McGraw-Hill Professional

Supplementary Reading

  1. Robert A. Huggins, Advanced Batteries : Materials Science Aspects, Springer US
  2. T. Reddy, Linden`s Handbook of Batteries, McGraw-Hill Professional