Energy Storage Report

Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets 2018-2028

Electric double-layer capacitors (EDLC), ultracapacitors, lithium-ion capacitors

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The supercapacitor market size will be over $1B by 2028
 

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Table of Contents
1.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND MARKET FORECASTS
1.1.Focus of this report and primary trends
1.2.Progress with supercapacitors (2017)
1.3.Progress in new applications (Q3 2017)
1.4.New applications: Airborne Wind Energy
1.5.New applications: Electric Vehicles for Construction
1.6.Kone Cranes adopts supercapacitors
1.7.Turnkey installation with minimal vehicle engineering
1.8.Forecasts
1.9.Forecasts 2018-2028
2.STATE OF THE SUPERCAPACITOR MARKET (2017)
2.1.Competitive Landscape
2.2.Company performance 2017 vs. 2016
3.SUPERCAPACITORS' SUPPLY CHAIN
3.1.European perspective on supply chain in supercapacitors
3.2.Why do SC manufacturers bother in preparing the active material?
3.3.Manufacturing development trends
4.SUPERCAPACITORS' COST STRUCTURE
4.1.Cost Structure Supercapacitors
4.2.Supercapacitors cost reduction is far quicker than lithium ion batteries
4.3.How to price energy/power devices?
4.4.Supercapacitors: victims of the wrong performance metric?
4.5.Hybrid ESS = SC + Battery leads to cost benefits
5.TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
5.1.What is a supercapacitor?
5.2.Relative performance in Energy and Power of different energy storage technologies
5.3.Battery cycle life
5.4.Charge and discharge behavior Batteries and Supercapacitors
5.5.Practical limits to SC performance
5.6.Batteries and Supercapacitors
5.7.Theoretical principles
5.8.Types of capacitor
5.9.Principles - capacitance
5.10.Principles - supercapacitance
5.11.Principles - energy and power in supercapacitors
5.12.Schematics of a supercapacitor
5.13.Pseudo capacitance or faradaic behavior
5.14.Hybrid capacitors
5.15.Benefits of SC and Battery hybrid systems
5.16.Self Discharge
6.SUPERCAPACITOR COMPONENTS AND THEIR ROLE IN PERFORMANCE
6.1.Schematics of a supercapacitor
6.2.Supercapacitors components
6.3.Electrode materials - carbon, binders and additives
6.4.Electrode materials - Carbon
6.5.Pore size matters for capacitance
6.6.Increase Surface Area - Activation of Carbon
6.7.Graphene and supercapacitors
6.8.Increasing performance - Graphene
6.9.Graphene: beyond the hype
6.10.Ideal graphene has remarkable properties
6.11.Graphene and precursor materials
6.12.Surface utilisation challenge
6.13.Graphene Oxide (GO) reduction
6.14.Graphene/Graphite/CNT materials
6.15.Vertically Oriented Graphene Nanosheets (VOGN)
6.16.Supercapacitor performance
6.17.Increasing performance - Graphene
6.18.Companies setting targets to Increase performance - Graphene
6.19.Carbon nanotubes and supercapacitors
6.20.Carbon nanotubes CNT
6.21.Example Increasing performance - Carbon Nanotubes/ Carbon
6.22.Increasing performance - Carbon Nanotubes
6.23.Increasing performance Graphene/CNT
6.24.Electrolytes for supercapacitors
6.25.Electrolytes
6.26.Increasing performance the role of electrolytes
6.27.Organic vs aqueous electrolytes
6.28.Safety - Japanese regulation: a situation to consider
6.29.Electrolytes used by manufacturer
6.30.Increasing performance of aqueous electrolyte SC
6.31.Aqueous based electrolyte supercapacitors match performance of organic electrolyte supercapacitors
6.32.Environmentally friendly materials in Supercapacitors while keeping performance
6.33.Trends in electrolytes
6.34.New trend in electrolytes... Ionic Liquids
6.35.Ionic liquids and graphene for ionogel electrolytes in SC
6.36.The role of binders in SC
6.37.Natural Cellulose in Ionic Liquid Electrode Manufacturing process
6.38.Other technological advances - FASTcap
7.MARKETS FOR SUPERCAPACITORS
7.1.Three main market segments
7.2.Existing Automotive Applications details
7.3.Existing non-automotive applications
7.4.Medium term applications
7.5.Market segmentation by Farad/cell
7.6.The SC market according to Panasonic
7.7.Why SC in Energy Systems? Energy management in fluctuating power demand systems.
7.8.US Army's railgun
8.SUPERCAPACITORS IN ELECTRONICS
8.1.A role for supercapacitors in Smart and Portable Devices
8.2.Key enabling technologies and systems
8.3.Why Wireless Sensor Networks
8.4.Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT
8.5.Why Wireless Sensor Networks?
8.6.Critical infrastructure monitoring
8.7.Wireless Sensor Node
8.8.Why SC in Wireless Sensor Networks?
8.9.Typical average power of connected devices
8.10.Energy harvesting and supercapacitors
8.11.WSN operational profile
8.12.Why SC in Wireless Sensor Networks?
8.13.And that has an impact in power demand profiles...
8.14.Batteries are getting thinner
8.15.Why Micro-SC in WSN and other consumer electronics?
8.16.Energy harvesting with SC
8.17.Microsupercapacitors
8.18.Manufacturing techniques are key to low cost
9.SUPERCAPACITORS IN TRANSPORTATION
9.1.Challenges for SC in Automotive
9.2.Supercapacitors are replacing some batteries - expensive and little energy stored but...
9.3.Supercapacitors have a role in each stage of powertrain electrification
9.4.Start-stop Systems - Micro hybrids
9.5.Energy Recovery - Mild Hybrid
9.6.Continental - a success story
9.7.Battery
9.8.E.Home electric van
9.9.Power at the point of demand
9.10.Electronic Controlled Brake
9.11.Mazda Japan and Bollore Pininfarina (France/Italy)
9.12.Williams Advanced Engineering
9.13.Supercapacitor in the automotive sector
9.14.OEM's point of view
9.15.Supercapacitors in the Automotive Sector
9.16.SC progress in Automotive up to date
9.17.Supercapacitors in the future - Structural Energy Storage
9.18.SC and structural electronics - ZapGo
9.19.SC replace batteries on fuel cell for fast charge/ discharge
9.20.Bombardier light rail and others use supercapacitor energy harvesting
9.21.Rail: two ways of applying supercapacitors
9.22.Wayside Rail HESS: Frequency regulation and energy efficiency
9.23.Longer life, more reliable, better response. Completely replaces battery in pure electric Sinautec bus
9.24.Supercapacitors assist fast charging in ABB's TOSA bus charging system in Geneva
9.25.Fast charge-discharge
9.26.Hybrid buses in the US
9.27.Hybrid buses in China
9.28.Hybrid Bus - Series Hybrid
9.29.Hybrid Bus - Parallel Hybrid
9.30.Modular flexible hybrid drives
9.31.Maxwell Technologies Engine Start Module
9.32.Idling is a problem
9.33.ESM Value proposition
9.34.Two markets default option and retrofit (after market)
9.35.Supercapacitors in heavy trucks
9.36.SC market in retrofit or aftersales
9.37.Sports cars use supercaps
9.38.Sports cars use supercapacitors
9.39.The result - the Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R
9.40.Supercapacitors applications in Aerospace
9.41.Wireless Sensor Networks - Aviation
9.42.Energy harvesting and storage for structural health monitoring
10.SUPERCAPACITORS IN INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
10.1.Supercapacitors in Industrial Applications
10.2.Emergency backup when the electrics fail: more likely to work than a battery
10.3.Supercapacitors in Port Cranes
10.4.Building Elevators
10.5.Smart Metering - AMR
10.6.Handheld products - Fast Charging
10.7.Photo-copying machines
10.8.Super Capacitor Heavy-duty Port Towing Vehicle produced by Aowei Certified by MIIT
10.9.SC in Lifting operations + Energy Recovery from Short Trips
10.10.Forklifts
10.11.Meeting on supercapacitors and forklifts
10.12.Forklifts may not be the same again
10.13.Results of the SC/graphene workshop in Frankfurt
11.SUPERCAPACITORS IN GRID APPLICATIONS
11.1.Grid Energy Storage
11.2.Uses of energy storage - SC and HESS
11.3.Hybrid energy storage systems: benefits
11.4.The role of SC in the grid
11.5.Duke Energy Rankin substation: PV intermittency smoothing + load shifting
11.6.Smoothing wind farm power output
11.7.Ireland Microgrid test bed
11.8.Freqcon - utility-scale supercapacitors
11.9.Response from the industry
11.10.Nippon Chemi-Con development plan
12.SUPERCAPACITORS MAIN COMPETITION: LITHIUM TITANATE BATTERIES
12.1.Comparison of SC with LIB: price/power
12.2.Battery company: Toshiba
12.3.Features of Toshiba's SCIB
12.4.Production plant for Toshiba's SCIB
12.5.Toshiba R&D activities
12.6.Small footprint Lithium titanate batteries by Murata
12.7.Graphene - LTO anode Improvement
12.8.Nippon Chemicon and LTO at Battery Japan
13.HYBRID SUPERCAPACITORS, SUPERCABATTERIES OR ASYMETRIC SUPERCAPACITORS
13.1.Nomenclature
13.2.Supercapacitors and Hybrid supercap.
13.3.Competitive landscape
13.4.Supercapacitors evolution
13.5.Nano hybrid capacitor (NHC)
13.6.Ultrabattery
13.7.Hybrid SC-Supercabateries can use aqueous or non aqueous electrolytes
13.8.LICs for EV fast charging infrastructures - ZapGo
13.9.Forecasts 2018-2028
14.COMPANY VISITS AND INTERVIEWS BY DR. PETER HARROP
14.1.Toyota Japan
14.2.Eaton Corporation USA
14.3.General Capacitor USA
14.4.Ioxus USA
14.5.JSR Micro Japan
14.6.Maxwell Technologies USA
14.7.Murata Japan
14.8.Nippon Chemi-con Japan
14.9.Supreme Power Solutions (SPS) China
14.10.YES Clean Energy USA
14.11.Auckland University Chemical & Materials Engineering
14.12.Auckland University Electrical & Computer Engineering New Zealand
14.13.Waikato University New Zealand
15.APPENDIX
15.1.List of abbreviations