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Energy storage systems

Trainee Achievements

Energy storage systems

Trainees Leland Smith and Rita Blaik, under the direction of their advisor Professor Bruce Dunn and Andris Abele (UCLA Institute for Technology Advancement) are conducting a study under the California Energy Commission (CEC) on electrochemical energy storage systems that will be available in the 3 to 10 year period as defined by a California law (AB 2514), which requires electrical companies to procure new energy storage systems to serve the needs of a grid that will become increasingly reliant on alternative energy sources, such as solar and wind, which provide energy intermittently.