Liquid air energy storage – Operation and performance of the first pilot plant in the world

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Liquid air energy storage – Operation and performance of the first pilot plant in the world. / Sciacovelli, Adriano; Smith, Daniel; Navarro, Helena; Li, Yongliang; Ding, Yulong.

ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. ed. / Andrej Kitanovski; Alojz Poredos. University of Ljubljana, 2016. (ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems).

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Harvard

Sciacovelli, A, Smith, D, Navarro, H, Li, Y & Ding, Y 2016, Liquid air energy storage – Operation and performance of the first pilot plant in the world. in A Kitanovski & A Poredos (eds), ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, University of Ljubljana, 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, ECOS 2016, Portoroz, Slovenia, 19/06/16.

APA

Sciacovelli, A., Smith, D., Navarro, H., Li, Y., & Ding, Y. (2016). Liquid air energy storage – Operation and performance of the first pilot plant in the world. In A. Kitanovski, & A. Poredos (Eds.), ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems). University of Ljubljana.

Vancouver

Sciacovelli A, Smith D, Navarro H, Li Y, Ding Y. Liquid air energy storage – Operation and performance of the first pilot plant in the world. In Kitanovski A, Poredos A, editors, ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. University of Ljubljana. 2016. (ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems).

Author

Sciacovelli, Adriano ; Smith, Daniel ; Navarro, Helena ; Li, Yongliang ; Ding, Yulong. / Liquid air energy storage – Operation and performance of the first pilot plant in the world. ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. editor / Andrej Kitanovski ; Alojz Poredos. University of Ljubljana, 2016. (ECOS 2016 - Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems).

Bibtex

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