Beacon Power Showcases 20C1000 Model Flywheel to Secretary of Energy

July 08, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Beacon Power Corp. (Wilmington, MA) showcased its Model 20C1000 flywheel energy-storage system to Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham at a recent conference of alternative energy technology companies in Boston. Beacon's 20C1000 is a flywheel system designed to meet the long-duration, backup-power requirements of the telecommunications industry.

"We were delighted to have the opportunity to speak with the Secretary and highlight the role that flywheel energy-storage systems can play in today's new power economy," stated Bill Stanton, president and CEO of Beacon Power. "The systems highlighted at the conference represent the leading edge of technology in alternative power generation and storage, and can play a pivotal role in securing our nation's energy needs in the future."