Spin doctors: a new take on peak shaving

Flywheels can pick up energy and return it endlessly, making them suitable for fast cycle, peak shaving applications. Image: SK

Energy storage solutions (ESS) are turning up onboard an ever-increasing range of vessels, but batteries are not the only, or even the most suitable, solution for peak shaving a supersized demand. Flywheels might do better, writes Stevie Knight

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