Energy Storage

Technology Map Detailed Contents May 2015

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Batteries
    • Overview
    • Primary Batteries
    • Lead-Acid Batteries
    • Nickel-Cadmium and Nickel-Metal-Hydride Batteries
    • Lithium-Based Batteries
    • Sodium-Based Batteries
    • Zinc-Based Batteries
    • Other Chemistries
  • Flow Batteries
    • Vanadium Redox
    • Zinc Bromine
    • Other Flow Batteries
  • Pumped-Storage Hydropower
  • Compressed-Air Energy Storage
  • Ultracapacitors
  • Flywheels
  • Superconducting Magnetic-Energy Storage
  • Hydrogen and other Chemical-Energy Storage
    • Electricity-to-Hydrogen Conversion
    • Hydrogen Storage
    • Hydrogen Uses
    • Other Chemical-Energy Storage
  • Thermal-Energy Storage
    • Sensible Heat
    • Latent Heat
    • Thermochemical and Sorption Processes
  • Other Technologies

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
    • Stationary Power
    • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Portable Power
  • General Constraints
    • Stationary Power
    • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Portable Power
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Stationary Power
    • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Portable Power
  • Competing Technologies
    • Stationary Power
    • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Portable Power
  • Required Resources
    • Stationary Power
    • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Portable Power
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Stationary Power
    • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Portable Power

Areas to Monitor

  • Advanced Battery Systems
    • Dry-Polymer Electrolytes
    • Nano-structured and Alternative Electrodes
    • Solid-State and Printed Batteries
  • Charging Speed and Infrastructure
  • Cost of Commercial Technologies
  • Customer Expectations
  • Efficiency
    • Energy-Efficient Buildings
    • Vehicle Efficiency
  • Grid Integration/ Smarter Grids
  • New Business Models
  • Power and Fuel Distribution
  • Power Management
  • Raw-Materials Availability
  • Regulations
    • Stationary Storage Incentives and Regulations
    • Transport-Safety Regulations
    • Vehicle Incentives and Regulations
  • R&D Funding
  • Renewables Adoption
  • Wearables and Implantable Applications

Implications of Commercialization

  • Outcome A: Clean-Energy Transition
  • Outcome B: Battery Breakthrough
  • Outcome C: Incremental Advancement

Opportunities

  • Stationary-Energy Storage
    • Stationary Applications Overview
    • Industry Structure
    • Utility-Scale Energy Storage
    • Distributed Energy Storage
    • Industrial- and Thermal-Energy Storage
  • Propulsion and Transportation
    • Powertrain Applications Overview
    • Auxiliary Applications Overview
    • Industry Structure
    • Light-Duty Road Vehicles
    • Heavy-Duty Road and Off-Road Vehicles
    • Small Mobile Equipment
    • Other Propulsion and Transportation Types
  • Portable Power
    • Portable Energy-Storage Applications Overview
    • Industry Structure
    • Portable Electronics
    • Professional Equipment
    • Portable Off-Grid and Backup Energy Storage
    • Micropower

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