1. Beacon Sees Demand Doubling for Energy-Storage Flywheels

    Beacon Sees Demand Doubling for Energy-Storage Flywheels

    Beacon Power LLC, the energy-storage company that was sold in bankruptcy in 2012, expects to build 40 megawatts of new projects by the end of next year, Chief Executive Officer Barry Brits said in an interview. That’s double the size of the 20-megawatt project flywheel storage system it completed in Hazle, Pennsylvania, last month, he said. The Tyngsboro, Massachusetts-based company may build 100 megawatts in 2016.

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