- R&D 100 Awards
Maxwell Technologies’ first K2 3-volt (3V), 3,000-Farad Ultracapacitor Cell is an energy storage and power delivery device designed for quick charging and discharging in demanding and rugged environments. It gives customers the flexibility to increase available power and energy in the same volume, cost-optimize system designs with fewer cells or modules while maintaining the same power and energy, reduce overall system weight, and improve cost-effectiveness in terms of dollars per watt hour. Maxwell’s K2 3V cell’s higher voltage and increased energy density contributes to overall system optimization and is ideal for a variety of applications, including transportation, automotive and grid uses. It provides overall high energy density, extends power and energy availability, and effectively stabilizes system voltage. With 31 percent higher power than Maxwell Technologies’ leading 2.7-volt, 3,000-farad cell in the industry-standard 60-millimeter cylindrical form factor, using the 3V has the flexibility to either increase available power and energy in the same volume or significantly cost-optimize the system designs with fewer cells or modules while maintaining the same power and energy.