Consider the scope of pumped hydro storage needed to store and release 12 PJ of energy per

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Consider the scope of pumped hydro storage needed to store and release 12 PJ of energy per day. Compare to the total US hydro power output. If the full 12 PJ were stored using local modest-sized UPH reservoirs of volume 20000 m3 at a depth of 100 m, how many such reservoirs would be needed?

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The Physics of Energy

ISBN: 978-1107016651

1st edition

Authors: Robert L. Jaffe, Washington Taylor

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