1. Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

    Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

    Vital to the mission of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX is reliable operation of advanced MRI technology as well as other high-tech medical instrumentation. Twice in the hospital’s history, its imaging suite was completely shut down because of power outages beyond the staff’s control. Currently, the facility is prepared for power outages caused by natural or man-made disasters of any type. The imaging suite there contains a pair of 300kW kinetic energy storage flywheels for emergency backup power.

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