Ultracapacitors – Rapid, Reliable, Safe Power

Brendan Andrews
Tecate Group, California, United States

Keywords: Energy Storage, Power delivery, hybrid power solutions, custom solutions, power efficiency

In general, there are many misconceptions about ultracapacitors as it relates to overall safety and reliability. Ultracapacitors are designed to be safe and do not create a safety risk, even under extreme conditions. Ultracapacitors are among the safest energy storage devices available today. This presentation will explore the effects of mechanical and electrical abuse, thermal events, and will identify the characteristics of ultracapacitors necessary for safe, reliable application design.