Long-duration Storage for Renewable Energy

Renewables serve a central role in the future of sustainable energy, but their intermittent nature poses challenges. New ways to store energy are needed to provide consistent power to support rising grid capacity.

Decades of energy production and storage experience across all industries makes Fluor a strong partner in engineering, designing and building tomorrow's energy storage solutions.

Well versed in thermodynamics, Fluor's process engineering experts are addressing the opportunities in long-duration energy storage. These experts perform technology evaluations, front-end and detail designs and can provide balance-of-plant requirements. Coupled with Fluor's multi-discipline engineering, modularization and construction capabilities, they help clients quickly build energy storage solutions with repeatable designs.

Energy Storage Solutions

Fluor applies engineering ingenuity to analyze power profiles and techno-economic conditions. By collaborating with clients and industry partners, Fluor can help determine storage solutions best suited to a particular project.

Chemical

  • Hydrogen
  • Ammonia
  • Methanol
  • E-Fuels

Mechanical

  • Pumped hydro power
  • Compressed air
  • Compressed liquids
  • Flywheel
  • Potential energy machines

Thermal

  • Sensible (e.g., molten salt, water, solids)
  • Latent (e.g., phase-change materials)
  • Thermophotovoltaic
  • Thermochemical

Electrochemical

  • Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Alternative Batteries
  • Flow Batteries

Areas of Expertise

Fluor's energy storage expertise and services include:

  • Process design packages
  • Emerging technology reviews
  • Electrical stability analysis
  • Metallurgy consulting and selection
  • Techno-economic analysis
  • Scale-up
  • Balance of plant and grid integration
  • Simulation modeling
  • Computational fluid dynamics analysis
  • Fabrication