Introduction to Energy Storage Materials

Tabbi Wilberforce, James Thompson, Abdul Ghani Olabi

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Energy storage systems is one of the efficient means of ensuring that power generated from renewable sources are used judiciously especially during off peak times when demand is very low. This investigation delved into materials ideal for some energy storage systems like the lithium ion batteries, Supercapacitors and the Superconductive magnetic energy storage. Other materials for hydrogen energy storage are also captured in this investigation. The need for further investigations being carried out on these energy storage materials in spite of their immense progress made worldwide has equally been discussed thoroughly.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Smart Materials
Subtitle of host publicationEnergy Storage Materials and Energy Harvesting
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780128157336
ISBN (Print)9780128157329
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Energy storage
  • Lithium-ion batteries
  • Mechanical energy storage
  • Supercapacitors
  • Thermal energy storage


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