Capacitor Sciences

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By Jason Deign The year 2016 will probably be remembered as the point at which energy storage began to take off in earnest. Projects came thick and fast as interest in storage extended quickly beyond…


Capacitor Sciences and its thin film capacitor technology could beat Tesla lithium-ion batteries on performance and cost around $100 per kWh.

Is this the company to beat Tesla?

By Jason Deign California start-up Capacitor Sciences claims to be developing an energy storage medium that could beat lithium-ion batteries on performance while costing around USD$100 per kWh. The Menlo Park firm is hoping to use nano-structured…