Ultracapacitor Press Releases

Military Takes Advantage of Tecate’s Unique Module Capabilities

PowerBurst® Series Are Ideal for Use in Many Military Applications San Diego, CA, August 29, 2016…As the applications for ultracapacitors grow, the military market segment has demonstrated an increasing need for custom ultracapacitor modules to address a variety of power challenges, and the military has now made an unprecedented turn to Tecate for assistance in filling this need. Tecate is pleased to announce that its custom PowerBurst ultracapacitors have been the military's solution. Base... Read More

Tecate Announces Lithium-Ion Battery Alternative

New IATA Restrictions Make Ultracapacitors Superior Choice San Diego, CA, August 1, 2016…Effective April 1, 2016, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that lithium batteries, UN 3480, Packing Instruction 965 only, will be restricted from passenger aircraft. Additionally, lithium ion cells and batteries in this category must be limited to a 30% maximum state of charge (SOC) when being transported and are subject to expanded requirements for labeling and packaging when included... Read More

Tecate Announces Extended Voltage Range for PowerBurst Series

Tecate Expands Voltage Range of PBLS Line of Ultracapacitor Modules San Diego, CA, March 28, 2016…Tecate Group announces the addition of 21.6V and 27V modules to the PBLS family of products. The PBLS series of ultracapacitor modules expands the lineup of TPL-based modules to include voltages ranging from 8.1V to 27V, with capacitance values starting at 1F and options up to 16.66F. Small-diameter cells have been incorporated into many of the module designs, providing the slim profile that is a critic... Read More

Tecate Announces Extended Temperature Range for TPLS Series

TPLS Ultracapacitors Now UL Recognized for Higher Temperatures The Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of ultracapacitors and capacitors, today announced UL recognition for higher temperature ratings of its TPLS series of PowerBurst® cylindrical, snap-in ultracapacitor cells. The new, enhanced TPLS series of PowerBurst ultracapacitors is UL810A recognized, 100% RoHS compliant, and now offers extended operating temperatures up to 85oC. Rapidly becoming designers’ preferred choice to suppleme... Read More

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