Research and analysis

Eight great technologies: Energy storage

The fourth in a series of reports investigating ‘eight great technologies' as identified by UK government.

Documents

Eight great technologies: energy storage infographic

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Eight great technologies: energy storage

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Eight great technologies: energy storage search strategy

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Eight great technologies: energy storage analysable patent data

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Details

This report produced by the Informatics team provides a review of patent data relating to energy storage focussing on small modular nuclear reactors, energy storage for vehicles, fuel cells, nanotech for batteries, super capacitors, flow batteries and smart grids.

The search strategy file provides outline details of the search performed in the worldwide patent databases. The resulting patents were then extracted and used to perform the analysis contained in the main report.

The CSV file provides a list of the raw publication numbers of the patents analysed in the main report and has been provided to allow researchers to undertake further analysis if they wish.

Published 23 June 2014