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Title Investigation on Storage Technologies for Intermittent Renewable Energies: Storage Technology Report ST6 Flywheel
Abstract This report was one of the deliverable reports in a project funded by the European Community under the 5th Framework Programme, Contract number ENK5-CT-2000-20336. The project name was INVESTIRE-NETWORK, Investigation on storage Technologies for Intermittent Renewable energies: Evaluation and recommended R&D strategy. This was one of nine storage technology reports in the project. The report is about Flywheel Storage Technology, and covers technical characteristics including components and materials, data and performance characteristics, and status; economic issues including costs of capital, installation, operating and maintenance; environmental issues including hazardous materials, emissions, safety aspects and disposal; application to renewable energy systems including existing applications and assessment of potential future applications; and recommendations including needs for research and development. Annexes include terms and abbreviations; links to manufacturers, developers and information sources; a summary of technical characteristics of commercial products; and references to technical papers.
Organisation CCLRC , EID , EID-ERU
Keywords Energy storage , Flywheel
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Language English (EN)
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Report 2003. INVESTIRE-WPST6-final-publishable.pdf 2003