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Pedal-powered Raht Racer cycle can travel as fast as a car

RAHT RACER, pedal power, commuter, cycling, cyclist, hybrid vehicle, car, bicycle, kinetic energy, pedal power vehicle, hybrid generator, hybrid technology


Perpetual Solar Flywheel Energy Storage by Energiestro by Francois Moyet — Kickstarter. Go off-grid with your own mini-power plant! Our Solar Flywheel stores your solar energy to provide clean, uninterrupted power.


New record brings superconductors closer to the mainstream A new high-temperature superconductor can trap a record magnetic field of 17.6 Tesla, in an advance that could bring us closer to cheaper maglev and vacuum trains, better electric grids, and flywheel energy storage

from NASA

Looks to Go Beyond Batteries for Space Exploration

Fly wheels, such as the NASA G2 flywheel module above, are one way to store rotational energy for use by spacecraft or machines on Earth. NASA’s looking for new energy storage systems to enable our future exploration missions. Image Credit: NASA