Distribution Micro Grid
Ultracapacitor energy storage provides multiple benefits to microgrids/islanded grids, independent distributed energy generators, and utilities. Maxwell Ultracapacitor products are uniquely suited to deliver excellent cost of ownership value by providing a long service life and excellent reliability. Within the context of a hybrid ultracapacitor + battery energy storage solution, ultracapacitors are utilized to perform fast response functions and extend battery lifetime.
Distributed applications may include:
- Wind Pitch Control
- Frequency Regulation
- Voltage Control/Power Quality
- Renewables Capacity Firming/Ramping
- Peak Shaving, Load Shifting, and Rail Wayside Energy Recovery