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September 1, 2021

VYCON Lights Out Data Center – Flywheel Energy Storage System, US

By Carmen

The VYCON Lights Out Data Center – Flywheel Energy Storage System is an 8,000kW energy storage project located in Texas, US.

The electro-mechanical energy storage project uses flywheel as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2014.

Description

The key applications of the project are resiliency and electric supply reserve capacity – spinning.

Contractors involved

VYCON is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

The data center will be protected by multiple 750kVA double-conversion uninterruptible power system (UPSs) modules paired with a total of eight megawatts of VYCON’s VDC-XE kinetic energy storage systems.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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