Category: Large Energy Storage Systems handbook

LDCs

In general, LDCs continue to utilize most of their market area storage for seasonal baseload and peaking service. The key objectives for LDCs in eval­uating the use of storage are supply security, peak-day coverage, and cost minimization. Ownership of the storage gas, proximity to points of con­sumption, and minimization of pipeline demand charges impact the […]

Liquid Natural Gas

Liquid natural gas (LNG) facilities provide delivery capacity during peak periods when market demand exceeds pipeline deliverability (Figure 8.5). LNG storage tanks possess a number of advantages over underground stor­age. Natural gas as a liquid at approximately -163°C (-260°F) occupies about FIGURE 8.5 Gas storage field surface facilities. 1/600 of the space of underground storage […]