New York state builds flywheel power plant

05/26/2010 | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)

New York state is building a power plant that uses spinning flywheels to store excess power from the electrical grid. The 200 flywheels, which stand 7 feet tall and 3 feet wide, will be powered by motors that use extra energy from the power grid when others don't need it.

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