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VIDEO: Watch PBS NOVA host David Pogue as he explores flywheel energy storage with Amber Kinetics’ co-founder Dr. Seth Sanders. Aired Feb-1-2017.

VIDEO: Introduction to Amber Kinetics

Compelling Value, Tested Technology: Commercial Kinetic Energy Storage System (KESS)

Key advantages of Amber Kinetics’ four-hour duration Kinetic Energy Storage System vs. chemical storage include unlimited cycling, zero degradation and a 30-year design life. Our all steel flywheels pose no risk of chemical fire, contain no hazardous chemicals, and are composed of readily obtainable materials. O&M is minimal. Amber Kinetics’ commercial products offer safe, economical and reliable energy storage for:

  • Customers in rapidly expanding utility-scale energy storage markets around the globe
  • Developing and island regions and nations with high electricity costs and unreliable grids
  • Mission critical military, industrial and commercial micro-grids
  • Cell phone infrastructure in remote locations or extreme climate conditions

The flywheel energy storage system is similarly uniquely suited to utility-scale applications including:

  • 4-Hour Flexible Resource Adequacy
  • Load-Shifting / Peak-Shaving
  • Ancillary Services such as Frequency Regulation
  • Renewable Firming
  • Spinning Reserve
  • Micro-grids

 

 

Amber Kinetics at APEC 2019

Amber Kinetics’ co-founder and chief scientist Seth Sanders, PhD, will participate in Monday’s plenary session of APEC 2019, in Anaheim on forging new pathways in the application and technology of power electronics. Dr. Sanders will discuss how flywheels can be...

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Seth Sanders, PhD, to Present at APEC 2019

Dr. Seth Sanders, co-founder and chief scientist of Amber Kinetics, and a professor of electrical engineering at @UCBerkeley, is a featured presenter at the Monday plenary session of APEC 2019, in Anaheim March 17-21. The sessions on will feature a roster of industry...

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Mark Stout to Speak at CESA Market Development Forum

On Tuesday, February 26, Mark Stout, Amber Kinetics’ Vice President, Development Engineering  will discuss the company’s innovative kinetic energy storage system during a panel on Mechanical Storage Innovations at the California Energy Storage Association (CESA)’s...

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