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How our ultracapacitors provide peak power for driving simulators

Skeleton Technologies is working with one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive and control technologies and provides its ultracapacitors for driving simulators to be used for testing autonomous driving solutions and vehicle dynamics. Why are ultracapacitors relevant and even critical for driving simulations? Here are some explanations. The automotive industry is certainly among the…

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Ultracapacitor-powered Start-stop Systems in Passenger Cars

Start-stop systems in today’s passenger cars are almost always powered by lead-acid or AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) batteries, but the relatively high cranking power and frequent start-stop cycles degrade batteries quickly. In addition, poor low temperature performance limits the functionality of battery-based solutions. From an environmental standpoint, lead-acid batteries are an unnecessary problem – one…

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GENERATOR GRADIENT CONTROL

Ultracapacitor solution balances gradients and smooths genset power. Benefits of the Skeleton solution VSG can achieve immediate response<20 msec on load variations with high gradients Engine can run at the most beneficial operating speed Increasedengine life through less wear and tear Uninterruptible power supplyin case engine is off Challenge High degree of random load variations Background Random…

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Skeleton Technologies Launches a 17V Ultracapacitor Module for Wind Turbine Pitch Control

The SkelMod 17V 533F ultracapacitor module is the latest addition to Skeleton Technologies’ growing ultracapacitor product family. The module is well-suited for voltage hold applications, and has been specifically developed for wind turbine pitch control and UPS applications. The strong points of SkelMod 17V are the simplicity of its robust design – the plastic casing…

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The Most Advanced Ultracapacitor Factory in the World – a Look Inside Skeleton Technologies’ Production

Skeleton Technologies’ production facility in Grossröhrsdorf, Germany, is located in a cluster of high-tech manufacturing companies, in an area known colloquially as Silicon Saxony. In fact, the availability of skilled workforce and existing infrastructure were some of the key reasons behind Skeleton deciding on the location of the new production facility in Saxony. Ants Vill,…

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