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Many of the projects convened by TMS Energy generate reports and publications that detail findings, summarize learning, and/or suggest strategies for implementing energy solutions enabled by the innovative development and use of materials. TMS Energy reports will be posted in this online library as soon as they are published.


Download PDFPUBLICATION: "Materials: Foundation for the Clean Energy Age"
Posted on 2/29/2012 12:00:00 AM: This booklet offers a succinct summary of a cadre of breakthrough materials and manufacturing technologies that can yeild signficiant results in the near-term, along with suggested strategies to ensure that these potentially gamechanging research innovations are transitioned effectively to realistic commercial implementation. [Download PDF]


Download PDFREPORT: "Innovation Impact Report"
Posted on 2/28/2012 12:00:00 AM: This report identifies more than 50 materials innovation opportunities that can deliver significant energy savings, environmental gains, and economic advantages in the next 2 to 10 years. [Download PDF]


Download PDFFACT SHEET: Innovation Impact Report Summary
Posted on 2/27/2012 12:00:00 AM: A one-page overview of the topic areas and key findings of the Innovation Impact Report. [Download PDF]


Download PDFREPORT: "An Opportunity Analysis for Materials Science and Engineering"
Posted on 1/31/2011 12:00:00 AM: Published in January 2011, this outlines materials and processing innovations determined to offer the greatest opportunity for performance breakthroughs or radical cost reductions in selected energy application areas. [Download PDF]


Download PDFREPORT: "Advanced Materials and Devices for Stationary Electrical Energy Storage Applications"
Posted on 1/10/2011 12:00:00 AM: Released late December 2010, this workshop report offers an initial assessment of materials science advances and breakthroughs that could improve performance and lower costs of EES devices for the future electrical grid. [Download PDF]


Download PDFREPORT: "Electric Power Industry Needs for Grid-Scale Storage Applications"
Posted on 1/8/2011 12:00:00 AM: December 2010 report of a complementary workshop to the Advanced Materials and Devices. . . session that discusses targets for EES in specific grid applications. [Download PDF]


Download PDFREPORT: "Vision Report of the Energy Materials Blue Ribbon Panel"
Posted on 9/16/2010 12:00:00 AM: Published in June 2010, this distills the Energy Materials Blue Ribbon Panel's assessment of materials and processing elements with the highest impact potential across energy source and use into four cross-cutting themes. [Download PDF]


Download PDFTECHNICAL PAPER: "Enabling Renewable Energy—and the Future Grid—with Advanced Electricity Storage"
Posted on 9/14/2010 12:00:00 AM: Published in the September 2010 issue of JOM, this paper examines the benefits and challenges of EES, in particular electrochemical storage or battery technologies, discussing fundamental principles, economics, and feasibility. [Download PDF]