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Troy O McBride, Benjamin Bollinger, Michael Izenson, Weibo Chen, Patrick Magari, Benjamin Cameron: Systems and methods for combined thermal and compressed gas energy conversion systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, February 28, 2012: US08122718 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to systems and methods including an energy conversion system for storage and recovery of energy using compressed gas, a source of recovered thermal energy, and a heat-exchange subsystem in fluid communication with the energy conversion system and the source of recovered thermal ...


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Benjamin Bollinger, Patrick Magari, Troy O McBride: High-efficiency liquid heat exchange in compressed-gas energy storage systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, May 8, 2012: US08171728 (19 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air and liquid heat exchange is improved via control of the system operation and/or the properties of the heat-exchange liquid.


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Troy O McBride, Benjamin Bollinger, John McCormick, Benjamin Cameron: Systems and methods for reducing dead volume in compressed-gas energy storage systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, June 5, 2012: US08191362 (17 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Benjamin Bollinger, Patrick Magari, Troy O McBride: Improving efficiency of liquid heat exchange in compressed-gas energy storage systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, August 21, 2012: US08245508 (16 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air and liquid heat exchange is improved via control of the system operation and/or the properties of the heat-exchange liquid.


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Troy O McBride, Michael Neil Scott, Benjamin Bollinger, Andrew Shang, Robert Cook, Lee Doyle: Systems and methods for reducing dead volume in compressed-gas energy storage systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, July 9, 2013: US08479505 (7 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air.


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Troy O McBride, Benjamin Bollinger, John McCormick, Benjamin Cameron: Systems and methods for reducing dead volume in compressed-gas energy storage systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, November 26, 2013: US08590296 (1 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air.


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Benjamin Bollinger, Patrick Magari, Troy O McBride: High-efficiency heat exchange in compressed-gas energy storage systems. SustainX, Bingham McCutchen, March 4, 2014: US08661808

In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air and liquid heat exchange is improved via control of the system operation and/or the properties of the heat-exchange liquid.


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Troy O McBride, Benjamin Bollinger: Systems and methods for energy storage and recovery using compressed gas. Sustainx, Occhiuti & Rohlicek, May 6, 2014: US08713929

The invention relates to methods and systems for the storage and recovery of energy using open-air hydraulic-pneumatic accumulator and intensifier arrangements that combine at least one accumulator and at least one intensifier in communication with a high-pressure gas storage reservoir on a gas-side ...


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Troy O McBride, Benjamin Bollinger, John McCormick, Benjamin Cameron: Systems and methods for reducing dead volume in compressed-gas energy storage systems. August 23, 2012: US20120210705-A1

In various embodiments, dead space and associated coupling losses are reduced in energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air.


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Benjamin Bollinger, Patrick Magari, Troy O McBride: Efficiency of liquid heat exchange in compressed-gas energy storage systems. Sustainx, November 15, 2012: US20120285154-A1

In various embodiments, efficiency of energy storage and recovery systems employing compressed air and liquid heat exchange is improved via control of the system operation and/or the properties of the heat-exchange liquid.