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Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage in Power Grids

Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage in Power Grids

Edited by Mohd. Hasan Ali

Energy storage is key to integrating renewable power. Superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) systems store power in the magnetic field in a superconducting coil. Once the coil is charged, the current will not stop and the energy can in theory be stored indefinitely. This technology avoids the need for lithium for batteries. The round-trip efficiency can be greater than 95%, but energy is needed for the cooling of the superconducting coil, and the material is expensive. So far, SMES systems are primarily used for improving power quality through short time storage, but further applications are being researched.

This concise treatise for researchers, including PhD students, involved with energy storage research at universities and in industry, experts at utilities and grid operators, as well as advanced students provides a hands-on overview of SMES technology. Chapters cover principles, control, power quality and transient stability enhancement, load frequency control, dynamic performance, use of AI with SMES, and cybersecurity case studies underpin the coverage.

About the Editors

Mohd. Hasan Ali is an associate professor and leads the Electric Power and Energy Systems Laboratory of the University of Memphis, USA. He held research positions in Canada, Japan, and South Korea. His research interests include energy storage, renewable energy, and cyber security. He has published over 205 publications. He serves as editor of journals including IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy and IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution and is a senior member of the IEEE PES.



Item Subjects:
Energy Engineering

Publication Year: 2023

Pages: 300

ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-500-0

Format: HBK

Editors: Mohd. Hasan Ali

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