Ultracapacitor energy storage provides multiple benefits to independent energy generators and utilities alike, including renewable generation such as solar and wind as well as traditional fuel energy generation. 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 plus battery energy storage solution, ultracapacitors perform fast response functions and extend battery lifetime.
Generation applications may include:- Wind Pitch Control
- Frequency Regulation
- Voltage Control and Power Quality
- Renewables Capacity Firming/Ramping
- Peak Shaving and Load Leveling
- Spinning Reserve