Status

The project status so far is given in steps below. Each update is separated by a line.

The project has been extended with 12 months by EUDP, thus ending 31 May 2020. This also means that testing of a flywheel will take place at the end of 2019/beginning of 2020.

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Associate professor Kaspar K. Nielsen from DTU Energy and Senior Engineer Henrik Vikelgaard from Banedanmark is installing an accelerometer to measure vibrations from passing trains at Andst substation.

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Measurements of the electrical load from passing trains is being measured at Andst substation by associate professor Nenad Mijatovic from DTU Elektro.

 

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Tests of the new magnetic levitating bearing for the flywheel is now being tested at DTU Skylab. This new bearing should have a much higher stability compared to the existing bearing. 

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The transformer substation that will be used for flywheel installation have been chosen. This substation was chosen because the project could then take advantage of a series of electrical tests done by Banedanmark on this newly electrified railway line between Lunderskov and Esbjerg. These tests were ideal for taking measurements that will be used to setup and calibrate the model of the electrical connection of the flywheel to the railway.


http://www.flywheel.dk/status
11 DECEMBER 2019