Critical Power Solutions Utilizing Flywheel Energy Storage and Rotary UPS

Rick Slavens of wattsON Power

Critical Power Applications mandate the need for uninterrupted conditioned power 24×7, 365 days of the year. While traditional double conversion UPS rely on inverters, a DC bus and banks of batteries, more and more operators are turning to flywheel kinetic energy storage and the benefits of a rotary UPS. In this talk we will discuss some of the critical power technologies available as well as the advantages and disadvantages for applications including industrial, healthcare, broadcast and data centers.

About the Speaker:

Rick Slavens is the Vice President of Sales and Business Development for wattsON Power and is actively involved in mission critical power infrastructure applications around the world. He is a frequent speaker at mission critical power conferences advocating for and discussing the merits of flywheel UPS technology. Rick came to wattsON from Active Power where he served in positions of OEM Channel Support Manager and Director of Sales. Prior to his seven years with Active Power, Rick spent over 15 years in telecommunications and served as Strategic Technologies Manager for Tellabs, Inc. Rick earned his BSEET in 1986 from Texas A&M University.

wattsON Power is the exclusive distributor of the Wattronic Continuous Power System providing dynamically generated energy with unlimited continuity whilst providing true sinusoidal power that is completely isolated from problems from the commercial power grid. The system is a rugged, heavy-duty, Utility-grade electric machine that is completely free of batteries and is proven to offer lifelong continuous service for the most critical power dependent applications.

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