middle east

Mike O'Dell mo at ccr.org
Fri Jul 14 21:09:15 CDT 2006

the version i've seen has the shaft of the flywheel in the vertical axis.
i believe it was integrated with the gearbox with various whizzing metal things
with teeth pushing each other around.

Andre Kesteloot wrote:
> Iain McFadyen wrote:
>> Many buses in Europe use regenerative braking, but mindful of the battery
>> losses, they later started switching to regerative braking combined with
>> kinetic storage systems, where the energy was stored in a quarter ton
>> flywheel.
>> Iain
> Indeed then flywheel itself introduced problems when the trolleybuses 
> wanted to make a turn....
> André

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