Press Releases

Tecate's High-Temp PowerBurst TPLE Series Ultracapacitors Operate to +85°C and Feature Cells Ranging from 5F to 100F [2014-10-30]

New Parts' Performance Targets RAID Storage, Smart Grid, and Industrial Electronics Applications The Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of ultracapacitors and capacitors, today announced the newest member of their PowerBurst® family of cylindrical, radial-leaded ultracapacitor cells. The new TPLE Series of PowerBurst ultracapacitors is 100% RoHS compliant and offers extended operating temperatures. Rapidly becoming designers’ preferred choice to supplement—and in some cases replace&mda... [more]


Tecate Group's Ultracapacitor Cells and Modules Ideal for Automatic Meter Reading and Smart Grid Applications [2011-12-13]

  Custom and Off-the-Shelf Devices Provide Maximum Design Flexibility in Space-Constrained Systems San Diego, CA, June 9, 2011...Announced today by Tecate Group, A leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, is the availability of custom and standard ultracapacitor cells and modules specifically engineered for today's Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) and smart grid applications.  Parts are members of Tecate's UL 810 Recognized PowerBurst®  family, which is comprised of the ... [more]


Tecate Group PC5 ultracapacitor #3 on Electronic Design News Top 101 Components list [2011-06-22]

The Tecate Group PC5 ultracapacitor has been recognized by Electronic Design News in their Top 101 Components list, in the Power Source category.  The PC5 comes in at number 3!  The PC5 is a prismatic 4.0F, 2.5V ultracapacitor that provides excellent short term power back-up, in an extremely low profile package.  The PC5 is also used as a building block to create super capacitor modules at voltages ranging from 5 to 25V, and custom modules in even higher voltages.  These super capacitor ... [more]


Tecate Group and CAP-XX Announce Expanded Global Distribution Agreement [2010-11-10]

New Pact Enhances Worldwide Access to CAP-XX's Extensive Offering of  Supercapacitors Optimized for Portable Electronics San Diego, CA, December 2, 2010…Tecate Group, a premier global supplier of supercapacitors and capacitors, and CAP-XX, a leader in the design and manufacturing of ultra-thin supercapacitors, today announced an expanded agreement, adding worldwide distribution to the companies' existing Americas agreement.  The only distributor to be named a CAP-XX Global Distributor, ... [more]


Tecate's New Ultracapacitor Modules Optimized for Quick Proof of Concept In a Wide Range of Applications [2010-09-29]

Modules Offered in 18 Distinct Combinations of CapacitanceValues, Voltages and Configurations San Diego, CA, September 29, 2010...Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, today announced the addition of PBM Ultracapacitor Modules to their PowerBurst® Ultracapacitor Series.  Engineered to enable the quick proof of concept when evaluating ultracapacitor-based solutions, the 18 new PowerBurst PBM Ultracapacitor Modules employ Maxwell Technologies' BoostCap® 650F ... [more]


Tecate's Custom Quick-Turn Ultracapactior Modules Target Military Applications [2010-06-06]

Modules Based on UL 810A Recognized PowerBurst® or BoostCap® 2.7V Ultracapacitor Cells San Diego, CA, July 6, 2010...Announced today by Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, is the quick-turnaround availability of custom ultracapacitor modules expressly engineered to accelerate the development of military ground-mobile, sea, and airborne products and systems. Tecate's customization capabilities, including the use of SolidWorks® 3D mechanical CAD (MCAD) so... [more]


Tecate's Newest PowerBurst Ultracapacitor Series Is Drop-In Replacement to Popular Maxwell Modules [2010-04-10]

16.2V Parts Optimized for Energy Storage and Power Delivery Requirements Of Industrial & Automotive Applications   San Diego, CA, April 14, 2010...Tecate Industries, a leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, today announced the release of the PBD PowerBurst Ultracapacitor Modules, offered as a drop-in replacement for Maxwell Technologies' discontinued BC BPAK0052/0058, and BC BMOD0052/0058 ultracapacitor series.  Tecate's newest multi-cell modules were developed together... [more]


Tecate Now Offers the Very-Low Profile PowerBurst® Type PC5 Ultracapacitor [2010-02-17]

Device's Flat Prismatic Cell Design Optimized for Short Term Back-up Power in Space-Constrained Applications San Diego, CA, February 17, 2010...Announced today by Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of ultracapacitors and capacitors, is the availability of the Type PC5 ultracapacitor under a license agreement with Maxwell Technologies.   Tecate's PowerBurst® Type PC5 ultracapacitor is engineered to provide extended power availability during dips, sags, and outages in the main power source... [more]


Tecate's PowerBurst® Ultracapacitor Cells and Modules Receive UL 810A Recognition [2009-03-24]

San Diego, CA, March 24, 2009…Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of ultracapacitors and capacitors, announced UL 810A Recognition for specific series of cells and modules in their PowerBurst® family of ultracapacitors. The UL 810A standard covers ultracapacitors (electrochemical double-layer capacitors), and is intended to further ensure the safety of today’s and next-generation electronic products and systems.  Tecate’s UL 810A Recognized ultracapacitors are members of th... [more]


Tecate's Ultracapacitor Offering Expanded To Include Ultra-Low Profile PowerBurst Modules [2008-10-08]

Electric Double-Layer Capacitor Modules Provide an Unparalleled Combination Of Exceptionally High Capacitance and Thin Profile Construction   San Diego, CA, October 8, 2008…Announced today by Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of ultracapacitors and capacitors, is the extension of their PowerBurst® Series of ultracapacitors to include the ultra-low profile PBF Series of modules.  Engineered to satisfy the requirements of short-term burst and back-up power in space-constrained a... [more]