Flywheels store and release kinetic energy (mass in motion) in this context, they apply to devices which may be used to store electrical energy by attaching a motor-generator to a high-speed rotating weight.
ASPES Engineering AG
Graphic comparisons of power, rotor speed, and energy. Bibliography includes English and German titles.
Makes 2 and 6 kilowatt-hour flywheel (kinetic-electric) energy storage units.
Flywheel energy storage - Wikipedia
article includes equation for kinetic energy
Basics of flywheel energy storage, with links to many other sites.
Motor Generator - Brushless DC Motor
on motor types for high speed flywheel energy storage.
Markets PowerStore flywheel system.
RPM's Flywheel Battery
Flywheel battery described as having near-zero storage (idling) loss, unlimited service life with no maintenance, ultra-high power conversion efficiency.
Tribology Systems, Inc.
Solid-lubricated bearing technology. Operational speeds can range up to 500,000 RPM, with temperatures up to 1000 F. Links to flywheel battery information.
Pentadyne Selected as ``Most Promising Company''
at Energy Venture Fair V. Flywheel maker lauded. (November 22, 2004)
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