Pentadyne Wins Landmark Flywheel Energy Recycling Rail Project for New York City

Posted on August 13, 2009

Pentadyne Power Corporation, a world leader in flywheel energy storage systems, announced that the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York will use Pentadyne as the supplier of a 2.4 megawatt energy recycling system that will be used to capture, store and reuse braking energy of trains on a station of the Long Island Railroad...The project will involve an array of sustainable, environmentally responsible carbon-fiber flywheel systems that capture and store braking energy from slowing trains, then reuse that energy for acceleration.

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