LA Metro Subway Energy Storage
Vycon Calnetix / LA Metro
Tenco and Vycon Calnetix designed, built, and integrated a highly successful flywheel based Wayside Energy Storage Substation (WESS) at the Red Line subway MacArthur traction power station. Tenco designed the WESS controller and integrated WESS into Metro operations. The Tenco controller achieves the highest capture of regen energy of any ESS in the US. Tenco work included analysis, simulation, design, EMC, RAM, Safety, and measurement.