PowerThru

PowerThru designs, manufactures and markets advanced flywheel energy storage systems that provide ride-through power and voltage stabilization for power quality and power recycling applications.

PowerThru designs, manufactures and markets advanced flywheel energy storage systems that provide ride-through power and voltage stabilization for power quality and power recycling applications. Designed to provide high-power output and energy storage in a compact, self-contained package, PowerThru flywheel products are a long-lasting, low-maintenance, lightweight, and environmentally-sound alternative to flooded and valve regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries in uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.

Batteries….the weakest Link
Power quality and reliability systems need energy storage to ensure protected loads always receive clean power. However, any UPS operator will tell you that batteries are the weakest link in the power chain. Batteries:
Fail unpredictably
Require frequent and costly maintenance
Need total replacement every 2 – 4 years
Demand precise temperature control
Generate a lot of heat
Consume a large of footprint
Require a lot of reinforced floor space
Endanger personnel with hazmats
Damage the environment

There’s a Better Way
More reliable and cost efficient, the PowerThru flywheel energy storage system eliminates lead-acid battery hazards, maintenance, environmental impact and the “cross-your-fingers” approach to power certainty.
This carbon-fiber-flywheel technology connects with leading brands of UPS systems – just like a battery cabinet – but without the dangers, repetitive costs and poor reliability issues.

Bridging the Gap
Flywheels ensure continuous power by delivering the highest reliable UPS back up power during an outage. Flywheels provide the critical ride through time between the power outage and the generator coming online. What’s more, flywheels provide continuous power during brief utility disturbances without impacting the capacity and expected lifetime of the flywheel.


Footprint Comparison
The floor space needed by VRLA battery cabinets for a 400kVA UPS – including code-maintenance access space – is nearly twice that of a similar capacity pair of flywheels (green). Compared to one megawatt set of wet cells, the flywheel footprint is nearly 80% smaller (Grey)