Optimal Energy to Provide Flywheel Technology

February 25, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Optimal Energy Systems Inc. (Torrance, CA) has been awarded a contract by Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) to provide flywheel technology for its Combat Hybrid Power System. Under the contract, Optimal will provide a prototype flywheel power module for a military vehicle system. Delivery is scheduled for July 2002.

"This military vehicle contract is an important milestone in our progress towards establishing our flywheel power module in the government markets," said Optimal President Dwight Swett. "The prototype contract is significant to our business strategy since it has the potential to leverage into multiple Combat Hybrid Power System applications."