02/10/2017 - Course: Principles of Energy Storage

Celebrated in Madrid (Spain) from 2nd to 6th October 2017 coordinated by Mirian Bravo Taranilla (CIEMAT) and directed by Marcos Lafoz (CIEMAT). This course review the different existing technologies, their present situation and their particular applications, either from a theoretical and a practical approach with demonstrations at the laboratory and examples with a simulation tool for a better understanding of their fundamentals and operation, which provides a distinguishing character to the course. Grid connection schemes and potential effects in it are also analysed. Furthermore, the course is also complemented with an introduction to environmental and safety issues. Main factors, which affect their development and implementation such as regulatory, market and environmental aspects, will be finally considered.