Amber Kinetics & Hawaiian Electric to test flywheel energy storage

By Paul Dvorak Amber Kinetics and Hawaiian Electric Company have agreed to conduct a joint energy storage pilot project to test the capability of a flywheel system. Amber Kinetics will build and install an Amber Gen2 Model 25 steel flywheel system, the first commercially available four-hour duration flywheel, at Hawaiian Electric’s Campbell Industrial Park generating station on O‘ahu, where the utility will evaluate its operation.
Amber’s innovative steel flywheel is a multi-hour energy storage system capable of charging and discharging electricity for multiple duty cycles per day.
Amber’s innovative steel flywheel is a multi-hour energy storage system capable of charging and discharging electricity for multiple

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