Peak Shaving and Load Leveling

Peak Shaving and Load Leveling

Maxwell ultracapacitors can serve a variety of Industrial, Commercial, and Residential (behind the meter) applications for reducing electricity consumption and improving reliability to eliminate the risk of the damaging effects of brownouts and blackouts when a grid failure occurs.

Highly variable loads introduce peak power consumption spikes that can be mitigated through the use of Maxwell ultracapacitors to rapidly supply and absorb power as needed to smooth power and reduce electricity demand. When utilized in conjunction with batteries, the ultracapacitors serve all fast responding functions and battery capacity can be committed to slower, longer term energy storage.




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