Flywheel

A flywheel is a mechanical device specifically designed to efficiently store rotational energy, which is proportional to the square of its rotational speed and its mass. Most modern high-speed flywheel energy storage systems (FESS) consist of a huge rotating cylinder supported on a stator (the stationary part of a rotary system) by magnetically levitated bearings. These bearings are permanent magnets which support the weight of the flywheel by repulsion forces and are stabilised with electromagnets. FESS utilise kinetic energy stored in a rotational mass with low frictional losses. The kinetic energy of the system is described by the equation Ek = ½ Iω2.. By analogy, repeated implementation of Opagio Model, Measure, Analyse and Transform reporting releases incremental operational energy for the client through incremental and transformational change and innovation, which is the most effective way to increase value.

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