A system for a sustinable future
Energy storage is a system for storing energy, making it available when it is needed. Storage systems can be mechanical (e.g. flywheel, water pumping) or chemical (e.g. hydrogen), but the most widely used is certainly the electrochemical storage system, commonly called a ‘battery’.
Batteries must operate within certain temperature limits and in a non-contaminated environment to function properly. If these operating conditions are not met, the battery will progressively deteriorate and may even malfunction, with the risk of fire.
The application areas for energy storage using batteries are:
- electrical consumer appliances
- electric mobility
- grid support and isolated systems
- Smart grid and micro grid