Video: Flywheel Demo from Active Power

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In today’s video, ActivePower’s Martin Olsen explains how the company’s flywheel-driven backup system can save space when used in place of a bank of batteries in a data center. This video from PodTech, taped at last September’s Data Center World conference, runs about 8 minutes, 30 seconds.



For more information, see our featured on growing adoption of flywheels, as well as our archive of stories about power issues in the data center.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.