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

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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. New market research study “Utility Energy Storage Market Guide” designed by Energy Business Reports has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

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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 study “Utility Energy Storage Market Guide” designed 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
http://marketpublishers.com/report/industry/energy/utility_energy_storage_market_guide.html

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
Overview
Developments in Recent Times
Advanced Energy Storage Systems
Popular Storage Methods
Introduction to Grid Energy Storage
Overview
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
Batteries
Overview
Lead-Acid Batteries
Overview
Construction
Applications of Lead Acid Batteries
Sulfation
Stratification
Safety Issues
Lithium-Ion Batteries
Overview
Construction
Formats
Safety Issues
Metal-Air Batteries
Overview
Sodium-Sulfur Batteries
Overview
Construction
Safety Issues
Vanadium-Redox Flow Batteries
Overview
Operation
Applications & Installations
Zinc-Bromide Flow Batteries
Overview
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
Installations
Compressed Air Energy Storage
Overview
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
Installations
Flywheels
Overview
History of Flywheels
Flywheel Energy Storage
Flywheels in Utility Energy Storage
Key Players
Active Power
Beacon Power Corporation
Pentadyne Power
Installations
Hydrogen
Overview
Hydrogen and Energy Storage
Key Players
Argonne National Laboratory
Hydrogenics Corporation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Installations
Outlook
Pumped Hydroelectric Storage
Overview
Pumped Hydroelectric Storage & Energy Storage
Potential Technologies
Installations
Outlook
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage
Overview
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
Installations
Outlook
Thermal Energy Storage
Overview
Economics of Thermal Energy Storage
Key Players
Calmac
Ice Energy
SkyFuel
SolarReserve
Installations
Outlook
Ultracapacitors
Overview
History of Ultracapacitors
Ultracapacitors & Energy Storage
Comparing Ultracapacitors to Batteries
Key Players
Maxwell Technologies
Vehicle-to-Grid
Overview
Versions of V2G
V2G & Energy Storage
Key Players
EEtrex
V2Green Systems
University of Delaware
Installations
Skepticism
Outlook
Technology Comparison
Overview
Performance Comparisons
Ratings
Size & Weight
Capital Costs
Efficiency and Cycle Life
Per-Cycle Cost
Applications and Benefits
Overview
Financial Benefits
Arbitrage
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
Overview
Installation Economics
Monetizing Storage Benefits

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