Ultracapacitor Press Releases

Tecate Group Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Richardson Electronics

Agreement Includes Standard and Custom Ultracapacitors, Capacitors, and Electronic Assemblies for Military and Power Backup Applications   San Diego, CA, February 3, 2016…Tecate Group and Richardson Electronics, Ltd., (NASDAQ: RELL) today announced their new global distribution agreement. The partnership will allow the companies to expand their distribution and production of goods worldwide while maintaining their commitment to excellence. The combination of Tecate’s superior ultracapaci... Read More


Tecate Introduces PowerBurst PBLE and PBLLE Ultracapacitor Module Families

  High-Temperature Modules Offer Performance to 85°C   The newest addition to the Tecate PowerBurst® ultracapacitor module family, the PBLE and PBLLE lines of 4.6V modules offer users board-mountable or plug-in interconnect modules for applications where electronics are subjected to temperatures up to 85°C. With US-based design and application engineering, as well as prototyping, Tecate enables designers to get from concept to implementation faster than anyone else in the industry. ... Read More


Tecate Introduces Newest PowerBurst Ultracapacitor Series

New TC Series Features High Capacitance, Exceptionally Low Profile, and Very Low ESR Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, today announced the release of their newPowerBurst® TC Series ultracapacitors. With extremely low ESR through parallel cell connections and a slim profile with 6.0mm-diameter, UL 810A-recognized cylindrical cells, the TC Series is designed to fit into very tight spaces. The new supercapacitors are rated at 2.7V and incorporate leads and a J... Read More


Tecate's PowerBurst TPLE Series Ultracapacitors Now UL 810A-Recognized

Recognition Offers Assurance of Safety for Use in a Multitude of Applications Leading global supplier of ultracapacitors Tecate Group today announced that the newest member of their PowerBurst® family of cylindrical, radial-leaded ultracapacitor cells is now UL 810A-recognized. This UL safety recognition provides designers with an added level of confidence when selecting these components for use in any of a wide range of applications, including uninterruptible power supplies, emergency lighting, and sm... Read More


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

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 - batte... Read More


Tecate Group's Ultracapacitor Cells and Modules Ideal for Automatic Meter Reading and Smart Grid Applications

  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 ... Read More


Tecate Group PC5 ultracapacitor #3 on Electronic Design News Top 101 Components list

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 ... Read More


Tecate Group and CAP-XX Announce Expanded Global Distribution Agreement

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, ... Read More


Tecate's New Ultracapacitor Modules Optimized for Quick Proof of Concept In a Wide Range of Applications

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 ... Read More


Tecate's Custom Quick-Turn Ultracapactior Modules Target Military Applications

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... Read More