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Smart Grid

Smart grids, and the alternative energy sources whose use they permit, demand consistent and reliable power sources. Tecate Group's broad line of off-the-shelf and custom components is ideally suited to offer such dependability in these low-profile, small-footprint systems.
AMR/AMI

Tecate Group offers an array of aluminum electrolytic and ceramic capacitors and ultracapacitors for AMR/AMI applications. These capacitors and ultracapacitors are available in a variety of through-hole and SMD packages and are ideal for filtering, circuit protection, and backup power in various AMR/AMI systems. Some of their many applications include:

  • TPL/TPLH ultracapacitors for battery-free last-gasp power support in AMR radios.
  • PC5 ultracapacitors for low-profile short-term backup power in AMR/AMI systems.
  • MXWRU SMD aluminum electrolytic capacitors for use in power supplies.
  • CMX SMD X/Y capacitors for circuit protection in AMR/AMI systems.
 

Energy Harvesting

Tecate Group offers an array of ceramic capacitors and ultracapacitors for energy-harvesting applications. These devices are available in SMT and through-hole configurations and are ideal for providing peak power in various energy harvesting systems. Some of their many applications include:

 

  • PBL/PBLL ultracapacitor modules for buffer power for transmit/receive functions during peak demand in energy-harvesting systems.
  • TPLH ultracapacitors for preserving registers and configuration data in low-power microcontrollers.
  • HS2 series ultracapacitors for meeting burst-power requirements in wireless networks.
 

Solar

Tecate Group offers an array of capacitors and ultracapacitors for solar applications including supplemental power during low-light conditions. These capacitors and ultracapacitors are available in cells and modules depending on system voltage requirements and are ideal for energy storage and circuit-charging schemes in various solar power systems. Some of their many applications include:

  • TPLH ultracapacitor cells for energy in various low-power LED lighting applications.
  • Custom ultracapacitor modules for power storage in solar power systems.
  • PBL/PBLL ultracapacitor modules for use in conjunction with small solar panels to transmit wireless network data to provide a state of health in LED streetlights.
  • Custom ultracapacitor modules for power during low-light conditions in solar-powered buoys.
  • HS2 series ultracapacitors for use in conjunction with small solar cells to provide power in wireless sensor nodes.
  • CMC ceramic capacitors for charging in solar-charging circuits.
 

Wind

Tecate Group offers an array of ultracapacitor modules for wind applications including wind turbine pitch control. These modules are available in a variety of voltages and are ideal for blade pitch control in various wind systems. Some of their many applications include:

  • PBLH 12, 18 and 54V modules with capacitance values up to 500F.
  • PBD 16V 58F ultracapacitor modules for use in smaller wind pitch systems.
  • Custom ultracapacitor modules for maximum configuration flexibility in wind pitch control systems.