08191362 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 855 patents.

In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air via use of a compressed-gas reservoir for maintaining a connector between cylinder assemblies at an intermediate pressure, thereby reducing the volume of dead space in the connector and increasing efficiency of the energy storage and recovery.

Title
Systems and methods for reducing dead volume in compressed-gas energy storage systems
Application Number
13/80914
Publication Number
8191362 (B2)
Application Date
April 6, 2011
Publication Date
June 5, 2012
Inventor
Benjamin Cameron
Hanover
NH, US
John McCormick
Norwich
VT, US
Benjamin Bollinger
Windsor
VT, US
Troy O McBride
Norwich
VT, US
Agent
Bingham McCutchen
Assignee
SustainX
NH, US
IPC
F02C 6/16
B60T 1/10
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