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Module Title LM Energy Storage
SchoolChemical Engineering
Department Chemical Engineering
Module Code 04 32458
Module Lead Professor Robert Steinberger-Wilckens, Dr. Grant Wilson
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-18 hours
Tutorial-4 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-4 hours
Guided independent study-74 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This module covers the integration of energy storage solutions within a whole energy system, and a detail of the practical considerations at a local level.
In addition, some of the wider implications for energy storage are explored e.g. Potential of pumped hydro storage in the UK
Recycling/re-use of batteries, Hybrid/distributed solutions,
EVs – use as stationary storage, storage at charge points
Solar + storage in the home

Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Explain operating principles, characteristics, and classifications of energy storage solutions and their integration within a whole energy system.
  • Calculate/analyse energy capacities and other parameters of various energy storage technologies, e.g. battery, compressed air, pumped hydro, etc.
Assessment 32458-01 : Coursework : Coursework (80%)
32458-03 : Individual assessment : Coursework (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 20% Group exercise (online), 80% coursework (submitted on Canvas). Reassessment: 100% coursework.
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