Energy storage methods

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Energy storage methods by Mind Map: Energy storage methods

1. Thermal

1.1. Latent heat storage systems

1.2. Sensible heat storage systems

1.2.1. Short term storage

1.2.1.1. Hot water

1.2.1.2. Steam

1.2.1.3. Fluids & solids

1.2.2. Long term storage

1.2.2.1. Hot water

1.2.2.2. Gravel - water

1.2.2.3. Borehole - storage

1.2.2.4. Aquifer

1.2.2.5. Hybrid - storage

2. Electrical / Electro magnetical

2.1. Capacitors

2.2. Superconducting magnetic storage

3. Chemical

3.1. Electro chemical

3.1.1. Lead-acid batteries

3.1.2. Batteries based on nickel

3.1.3. Li-Io batteries

3.1.4. High-temperature batteries

3.1.5. Redox-Flow batteries

3.1.6. Hybrid-Flow batteries

3.1.7. Metal-air batteries

3.1.8. Hydrogen

3.2. Fuels

3.3. Thermo-chemical

3.3.1. Storage based on sorption

3.3.2. Storage based on reversible chemical bond

4. Mechanical

4.1. Compressed-air storage (CAES)

4.2. Pumped hyrdo-electric storage

4.3. Flywheel energy storage systems (FESS)