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Title: Overview of energy storage technologies and a short-term storage application for wind turbines
Authors: Christodoulides, Paul 
Marouchos, Christos 
Kalogirou, Soteris A. 
Florides, Georgios A. 
Lazari, Lazaros 
Argyrou, Maria 
Keywords: Energy storage
Grid
Renewable energy sources
Supercapacitors
Wind turbine
Issue Date: Jan-2016
Publisher: International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers
Source: 26th Annual International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE 2016; Rhodes; Greece; 26 June 2016 through 1 July 2016
Abstract: The spreading of renewables has become stronger due to the increased air pollution. On the other hand, the penetration of renewable energy technologies causes major problems to the stability of the grid. Along with the fluctuations of the renewable energy technologies production, storage is important for power and voltage smoothing. Thus, storage technologies have gained an increased attention considering the distributed generation. This paper presents an up to date comprehensive overview of energy storage technologies. It incorporates characteristics and functionalities of each storage technology, as well as their advantages and drawbacks compared with other storage technologies. A demonstration of a short-term energy storage application in a gridconnected small wind turbine is given. The circuit is operated at the maximum power point (MPP), succeeding its connection and synchronization with the low-voltage grid. It also utilizes the energy generated by the wind turbine when a fault appears for a short period of time, through the supercapacitor.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9269
ISBN: 978-188065388-3
Rights: © Copyright 2016 by the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE).
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