Flywheel adds a turn to UPS performance

Chatsworth, Calif. – Pentadyne’s VSS+ is the next generation of the company’s advanced Voltage Support Solution (VSS) flywheel power system for replacing lead-acid batteries in uninterruptible power supplies (UPSes). The VSS+ is designed to provide significant cost savings in parallel system applications for industrial plants and broadcast facilities. For instance, four VSS+ units will supply back-up power to a 750 kVA UPS for 17 seconds.