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Energy Storage and Management Study

DescriptionEnergy Storage and Management Study
ISBN
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 02, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 9730 5 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 10885

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Contents

Executive summary

1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 The role of energy storage
1.3 Project objectives

2 Stage 1: The challenge of addressing intermittency
2.2 Scottish electricity demand growth
2.3 Scotland - Generation Scenario 1
2.4 Scenario 2
2.5 Scenario 3

3 Inventory of Energy Storage Technologies
3.1 Fluid Storage
3.2 Advanced battery systems
3.3 Mechanical Systems
3.4 Electro Magnetic Systems
3.5 Hydrogen for energy storage

4 Energy Management Technologies
4.1 Electric vehicles
4.2 Peak Demand Management
4.3 Smart meters
4.4 Smart grids
4.5 Electric heating
4.6 Timescales for Development of Solutions

5 Non technical issues, supply chain and regulation of energy storage
5.1 Assessment of constraints
5.2 Scottish Supply Chain
5.3 Economic potential from energy storage to the Scottish Economy
5.4 Regulatory

6 Energy Storage Technologies applicable to Scotland
6.1 Scenario Impacts
6.2 Scope of storage to manage transmission constraints
6.3 Technology Assessment
6.4 Top Three Energy Storage Technologies
6.5 Energy Storage requirement

7 Greenhouse gas savings from energy storage

8 Conclusions
8.1 Scenario 1
8.2 Scenario 2
8.3 Scenario 3
8.4 Suitable Energy Storage
8.5 Future steps

References

Appendices

Appendix 1: Energy storage technologies applicability to Scotland
Appendix 2: Compressed Air for Renewables Event

Title

Energy Storage and Management Study

Customer

Scottish Government

Customer reference

ELL/000/077

Confidentiality, copyright and reproduction

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This report is submitted by AEA in line with our proposal to the Scottish Government dated 16 th October 2009. It may not be used for any other purposes, reproduced in whole or in part, nor passed to any organisation or person without the specific permission in writing of the Commercial Manager, AEA.

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Reference number

ED47766- Issue 4

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Author

Name

Oliver Edberg, Chris Naish

Approved by

Name

Colin McNaught

Signature

Colin McNaught signature

Date

17 th September 2010