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Accession Number DE2012-1046264
Title FY2011 Annual Report for NREL Energy Storage Projects.
Publication Date Apr 2012
Media Count 94p
Personal Author A. Dillon A. Pesaran C. Ban D. Long G. H. Kim J. Gonder J. Ireland J. Neubauer K. Smith K. J. Lee M. Keyser S. Santhanagopalan
Abstract This report describes the work of NREL's Energy Storage group for FY2011. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) supports energy storage R&D under the Vehicle Technologies Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE Energy Storage program's charter is to develop battery technologies that will enable large market penetration of electric drive vehicles. These vehicles could have a significant impact on the nation's goal of reducing dependence on imported oil and gaseous pollutant emissions. DOE has established several program activities to address and overcome the barriers limiting the penetration of electric drive battery technologies: cost, performance, safety, and life. These programs are: (1) Advanced Battery Development (through the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC)); (2) Testing, Design and Analysis (TDA); (3) Applied Battery Research (ABR); and (4) Focused Fundamental Research, or Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT). In FY11, DOE funded NREL to make technical contributions to all of these R&D activities. This report summarizes NREL's R&D projects in FY11 in support of the USABC, TDA, ABR, and BATT program elements. In addition, we continued the enhancement of NREL's battery testing facilities funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009.
Keywords Design
Electric batteries
Electric powered vehicles
Energy storage systems
National Renewable Energy Laborator
Research and development

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 97O - Miscellaneous Energy Conversion & Storage
97G - Policies, Regulations & Studies
85H - Road Transportation
Corporate Author National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number DE-AC36-08GO28308

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