Ultracapacitors: Market Research Report

Date: February 22, 2010
Pages: 233
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Ultracapacitors: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ultracapacitors in US$ Million by the following end-use application segments: Automotive, Industrial, and Consumer Electronics.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for North America, Europe, and Rest of World.

Annual Forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 41 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as APowerCap Technologies, Axion Power International Inc., BatScap, Cellergy Ltd., CAP-XX Limited, EEStor, Inc., ELIT Co., Elna Co.Ltd., Enable IPC, EPCOS AG, ESMA, Maxwell Technologies, Inc., NEC TOKIN America, Inc., NESSCAP Co.Ltd., Nichicon Corporation, and Nippon Chemi-con.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Ultracapacitors: At the Forefront of a New Era of Practical Usage

Table 1. Global Market for Alternative Energy Storage Solutions (2012P): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Solution Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Ultracaps: Future & Present Potential – A Straight Talk
The Future
The Disruptive Potential of Ultracapacitors: A Futuristic Rumination
The Present
Ultracaps’ Tango With Batteries: A Dance of Survival
Noteworthy Market Trends & Issues
Ultracapacitors as Replacement to Batteries: A Trend in the Making
A Review of the Current Scenario
Outlook
Animated R&D Activity: Symbolic of the Industry’s Effervescence
Ultracapacitors Market on the Rise
Cost Benefits Drive Ultracapacitor Adoption

Table 2. Cost Comparison for Power Quality Technologies (2004): Breakup of Annual Costs ($/KW based on 20 second discharge) by Energy Storage Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Consumer Electronics & Energy Generation: Lucrative Markets to Mine
Heavy-Duty Hybrid Vehicles to Drive Market for Ultracaps in Transportation Sector
Commoditization: A Key Strategy for Larger Market Players
Ultracapacitors to Skirt Recessionary Pressures
Competitive Scenario

Table 3. Worldwide Ultracapacitors Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players - Nippon Chemi-Con, Panasonic (Formerly Matsushita), Maxwell Industries, NessCap, NEC/Tokin, Nichicon, Elna Co., Ltd (a part of Asahi Glass), Cap-XX, and ELIT Co (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Market Challenges
Emerging Battery Technologies
High Price

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Capacitors & “Capacitance”: A Rudimentary Overview
Ultracapacitors: A Definition
History & Evolution
Working of an Ultracapacitor
Product Characteristics
Technology Insight
Use of Carbon Nanotubes or Carbon Aerogels in Supercapacitors
Energy & Power Density
Types of Ultracapacitor
Usage Benefits
Environmental Friendliness
Product/Technology Challenges
Ultracapacitors & Other Energy Storage Solutions: A Comparative Study
Performance Index: Comparative Study of Key Energy Storage Devices
Ultracapacitors -Vs - Batteries
Ultracapacitors-Vs-Traditional Capacitors

3.OVERVIEW OF END-USE APPLICATIONS

A Primer
Major End-Use Applications
Applications in Automotive/Transportation Industry
Regenerative Braking
Catalyst Preheating
Key Benefits in Transportation Industry
Ultracapacitors in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Few Noteworthy Applications
Industrial Applications
Benefits of Replacing Batteries with Ultracapacitors in Industrial Applications
Special Focus On Application in Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems
Consumer Electronics
Select Application Areas
Quick-Charge Applications
Memory Backup Applications
High Pulse-Power Applications

4.REGIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW

4A.NORTH AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 4. North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors Market by End-Use Application – Automotive, Industrial and Consumer Electronics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. North American 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors Market by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Automotive, Industrial, and Consumer Electronics Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Focus on Renewable Energy Augurs Well for Ultracapacitors Market in Europe

Table 6. European Market for Alternative Energy Storage Solutions (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Solution Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 7. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors by End-Use Application – Automotive, Industrial and Consumer Electronics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. European 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Automotive, Industrial, and Consumer Electronics Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Focus on Select Regional Markets
China
Chinese Supercapacitor Market to Witness
Robust Growth

Table 9. Chinese Market for Supercapacitors (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Type

Practical Applications
Imports: An Essential Part in the Chinese Supercapacitor Industry
Taiwan

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 10. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors by End-Use Application – Automotive, Industrial and Consumer Electronics Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Automotive, Industrial, and Consumer Electronics Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

GS Caltex Inks Agreement with Nippon Oil to Establish JV
Maxwell Signs MoU with ISE for Developing High-Volt Energy Storage Solutions
Argonne, Gold Peak Battery and Maxwell to Collaborate with other OEMs
Mouser Electronics and Maxwell Technologies Ink Distribution Agreement
Maxwell Technologies Bags Orders for BMOD0165 P048 Ultracapacitor Modules
Maxwell Technologies Bags Contract from Vanner
SolRayo Inaugurates a New Plant in Madison
Tecate Receives Recognition for PowerBurst Ultracapacitor Modules and Cells
Enable IPC Fulfills Contract with IMDEA Energia
Graphene Energy Raises Seed Capital for Commercializing Graphene-Ultracap Technology
Wealth Bridge to Acquire Stake in Nesscap
Arsenal Capital to Take Over Ferro Corporation's Fine Chemicals
Enable IPC Takes Over SolRayo
Triangle Capital Invests in Novolyte Technologies
Maxwell Technologies to Collaborate with Mercedes for Hybrid Power Train
Enable IPC Enters Into Partnership with IMDEA Energy Institute
Lockheed Martin Inks Agreement with EEStor
Woojin Chooses Boostcap® Ultracapacitor Modules of Maxwell
LTi REEnergy Selects Maxwell Technologies' Ultracapacitors
Golden Dragon Bus Chooses Maxwell Technologies' BOOSTCAP® Ultracapacitors
CAP-XX Inks a Deal with Murata
Continental Selects Maxwell Technologies' BOOSTCAP® Ultracapacitors
Arrowhead Announces Establishment of Agonn Systems Corporation
APowerCap Technologies Establishes Pilot Production Facility in Ukraine
Batscap Inaugurates Its Industrial Manufacturing Facility at Ergue-Gaberic
Maxwell Technologies Receives ISO TS 16949 Certification for Ultracapacitor Production Facility
ECA Introduces Program to Promote Ultracapacitors in Generating Renewable Energy
KEMET Corp. Takes Over Arcotronics Italia SPA
AVX Corp. Completes American Technical Ceramics Acquisition
KEMET Corp. Acquires Stake in Evox Rifa Group Oyj

6.PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INNOVATIONS

Solrayo Introduces New Ultracapacitor
Nesscap Launches Line of Cylindrical Ultracapacitor Cells
CapComp Presents a Pair of New Ultracapacitor Modules
ON Semiconductor Introduces 4-Amp Supercapacitor LED Flash Driver
Maxwell Technologies Introduces BOOSTCAP® Ultracapacitors
FDK Launches ECM15P Range Ultracapacitor Modules for Automobiles
University of Texas Develops CMG, a New Grade of Carbon Material
Tecate Introduces CAP-XX's G Series Supercapacitors
Panasonic Launches Advanced Double Layer Capacitors
BatScap Announces Commercial Launch of Supercapacitors
Maxwell Technologies Unveils 48-Volt BOOSTCAP® Ultracapacitor Module
Maxwell Technologies Launches 16-Volt BOOSTCAP® Ultracapacitor Modules
Maxwell Technologies Introduces HTM Ultracapacitor Module
Illinois Capacitor Unveils DLR Series
Analogic Tech Unveils an IC for Supercapacitors
Maxwell Technologies Launches 75-volt BOOSTCAP Ultracapacitor Module
Advanced Capacitor Technologies & JEOL Develop New Supercapacitor
Maxwell Introduces 125-V HTM BMOD0063-P125 Ultracapacitor Modules

7.FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

APowerCap Technologies (Ukraine)
Axion Power International Inc. (US)
BatScap (France)
Cellergy Ltd. (Israel)
CAP-XX Limited (Australia)
EEStor, Inc. (USA)
ELIT Co. (Russia)
Elna Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Enable IPC (US)
EPCOS AG (Germany)
ESMA (Russia)
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (USA)
NEC TOKIN America, Inc. (USA)
NESSCAP Co. Ltd. (South Korea)
Nichicon Corporation (Japan)
Nippon Chemi-con (Japan)

8.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 12. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. World 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

By Application

Table 14. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors in Automotive Application by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. World 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors in Automotive Application by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors in Industrial Application by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. World 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors in Industrial Application by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Ultracapacitors in Consumer Electronics Application by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. World 10-Year Perspective for Ultracapacitors in Consumer Electronics Application by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 41 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 44)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Middle East
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