U.S. DOE Energy Storage Handbook

The 2020 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Storage Handbook (ESHB) is for readers interested in the fundamental concepts and applications of grid-level energy storage systems (ESSs). The ESHB provides high-level technical discussions of current technologies, industry standards, processes, best practices, guidance, challenges, lessons learned, and projections about energy storage as an emerging and enabling technology. Projects and applications span the gamut of the electricity delivery system: generation, transmission, and distribution.

The ESHB is a peer-reviewed document, comprised of 25 chapters with approximately 60 contributing authors. The ESHB is divided into three distinct sections: Energy Storage Technologies, Engineering Storage Systems, and Applications and Markets.

NOTE: The development of the Handbook is ongoing and chapters will be posted on this page as they are finalized.

ChapterTitleAuthors
1IntroductionDr. Imre Gyuk
Part I – Technologies
2Lead-Acid and Advanced Lead-Acid Battery TechnologiesChris Searles
3Lithium-ion BatteriesYuliya Preger, Loraine Torres-Castro, Jim McDowell
4Sodium-Based Battery TechnologiesErik D. Spoerke, Martha M. Gross, Leo J. Small, Stephen J. Percival
5Rechargeable Zinc BatteriesMatthew Lim, Tim Lambert
6Redox Flow BatteriesLeo Small, Cy Fujimoto, Travis Anderson, Harry Pratt
7FlywheelsDon Bender
8Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES)Stephen Bauer
9Pumped Hydroelectric Storage (PHS)Budi Gunawan
10SupercapacitorsHengzhao Yang
11Hydrogen Energy StorageAlexander Headley, Susan Schoenung
12Thermal Energy Storage TechnologiesClifford K. Ho, Andrea Ambrosini
Part II – Engineering Storage Systems
13Power Conversion SystemsJacob Mueller, Stan Atcitty, Mike Ropp
14Integrating Energy Storage – Grid Interconnection StandardsHoward Passell, Charlie Vartanian, Will McNamara, Jeremy Twitchell, Sam Ojetola, Pramod Kulkarni
15Energy Storage Management SystemsTu Nguyen, David Rosewater, Rodrigo Trevizan, Felipe Wilches-Bernal, Ray Byrne
16Energy Storage Performance TestingDavid Rosewater, David Schoenwald
17Safety of Electrochemical Energy Storage DevicesJoshua Lamb, John Hewson, Yuliya Preger, Loraine Torres-Castro, David Rosewater, Randy Shurtz, Andrew Kurzawski, Reed Wittman, Chris Searles
18Physical Security and Cybersecurity of Energy Storage SystemsJay Johnson, Rodrigo Trevizan, Jeffrey Hoaglund, Tu Nguyen
19Stability Analysis of Energy Storage Integration in Power SystemsUjjwol Tamrakar, Hyungjin Choi, Reinaldo Tonkoski
20ProcurementTodd Olinsky-Paul, Dan Borneo, Susan Schoenung
21CommissioningSusan Schoenung, Dan Borneo, Ben Schenkman
22Energy Storage Deployment and Lessons LearnedBen Schenkman, Dan Borneo, Susan Schoenung
Part III – Applications and Markets
23Applications and Grid ServicesTu Nguyen, Raymond Byrne, Rodrigo Trevizan, Alvaro Bastos, Felipe Wilches-Bernal, Ricky Concepcion, Reinaldo Tonkoski, Alexander Headley
24Energy Storage Policy & AnalysisWill McNamara
25Energy Storage System PricingRichard Baxter, Ray Byrne
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