Supercapacitors are also known as ultracapacitors and electric double-layer capacitors (EDLC) are capacitors with capacitance values greater than any other capacitor type available today. Supercapacitors are breakthrough energy storage and delivery devices that offer millions of times more capacitance than traditional capacitors. They deliver rapid, reliable bursts of power for hundreds of thousands to millions of duty cycles – even in demanding conditions.
Supercapacitors are ideal for applications ranging from wind turbines and mass transit to hybrid cars, consumer electronics, and industrial equipment. Available in a wide range of sizes, capacitance, and modular configurations, supercapacitors can cost-effectively supplement and extend battery life, or in some cases, replace batteries altogether.