Flywheel energy-storage system

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff December 1, 2008

The flywheel energy-storage system from VYCON is compatible with major manufacturers’ UPS systems rated up to 300 kW and can be paralleled to meet larger power requirements. Units can provide ride-through power during generator start-up operations or operate in parallel with traditional batteries. The flywheel hubs are manufactured from aerospace-grade steel and incorporate a high-speed permanent magnetic motor/generator, contact-free magnetic bearings, and a touch-screen control system that provides performance and power-event logging information.

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