While the cost of ultracapacitors still needs to be reduced further – particularly for automotive applications – the market seems to be experiencing significant growth even at current price levels. Mike Weighall, who attended the IntertechPira's AEST Conference in Cologne last November, reports on the latest developments in hybrid ultracapacitors presented at the Energy Storage Workshops and Euro Capacitors meeting.
Maxwell Technologies, NessCap and APCT (APowerCap Technologies) all expressed enthusiasm about the future of ultracapacitors. Indeed Maxwell Technologies' Rafael Waeber confirmed that their markets now include wind turbines, UPS bridge power, hybrid buses and diesel engine starting. He . . .
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EnyGy, a Melbourne-based startup with its roots at Monash University and research by Prof. Dan Li and Dr.
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