The Beacon Power Stephentown – Flywheel Energy Storage System is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in Stephentown, New York, US.
The electro-mechanical energy storage project uses flywheel as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2007 and was commissioned in 2011.
The Beacon Power Stephentown – Flywheel Energy Storage System was developed by Beacon Power. The project is owned by Rockland Capital Energy Investments (100%).
The key application of the project is frequency regulation.
Beacon Power and Rockland Capital Energy Investments have delivered the energy storage project.
The Storage system has been funded by Federal/National Debt, US Department of Energy – Loan Guarantee. The facility sits on five acres and is comprised of 200 flywheels each with a peak power capacity of 100kW and storage capacity of 25kWh.
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