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Solar Thermal Energy Storage

  • H. P. Garg
  • S. C. Mullick
  • A. K. Bhargava

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 1-81
  3. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 82-153
  4. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 154-291
  5. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 292-427
  6. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 428-494
  7. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 495-546
  8. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 547-590
  9. H. P. Garg, S. C. Mullick, A. K. Bhargava
    Pages 591-608
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 609-642

About this book

Introduction

Energy Storage not only plays an important role in conservinq the energy but also improves the performance and reliability of a wide range of energy systems. Energy storagp. leads to saving of premium fuels and makes the system morA cost effective by reducing the wastage of energy. In most systems there is a mismatch between the energy supply and energy demand. The energy storage can even out this imbalance and thereby help in savings of capital costs. Enerqy storage is all the more important where the enerqy source is intermittent such as Solar Energy. The use of jntermittent energy sources is likely to grow. If more and more solar energy is to be used for domestic and industrial applications then energy storage is very crucial. If no storage is used in solar energy systems then the major part of the energy demand will be met by the back-up or auxiliary energy and therefore the so called annual solar load fract]on will be very low. In case of solar energy, both short term and long term energy storage systems can be used whjch can adjust the phase difference between solar energy supply and energy demand and can match seasonal demands to the solar availability respectively. Thermal energy storage can lead to capital cost savings, fuel savjngs, and fuel substitution in many application areas. Developing an optimum thermal storaqe system is as important an area of research as developinq an alternative source of energy.

Keywords

Solar Pond energy storage heat transfer hydrogen materials

Authors and affiliations

  • H. P. Garg
    • 1
  • S. C. Mullick
    • 1
  • A. K. Bhargava
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre of Energy StudiesIndian Institute of TechnologyNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Physics Department, Ramjas CollegeDelhi UniversityDelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-5301-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8841-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-5301-7
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