Flywheel Batteries

I heard about flywheel cars about… 30 years ago. Looks like the batteries are actually happening though

flywheel from


Maglev in a vacuum delivering 97% efficiency… that’s incredibly impressive. They go on about them being safe… and I guess in some ways they are… until one escapes, and lets all the other ones out and then you’ve got about 20 steamrollers going at about a million miles an hour flying off in all directions.

Looks like portable ones are doable as well

Loads of little DIY variants about the place as well

And Porsche are playing with them

Jesus… listen to the voiceover of this

What. A. Crock. Of. Shit.

Fucking embarrassing to listen to, even with no one else around