Welcome to a Power Revolution

UCAP Power™ is an exciting new startup that provides ultracapacitor-based solutions across a wide range of renewable markets.
Ultracapacitor systems use sustainable based products offering a long-lasting source of reliable power storage that can eliminate lead-acid or other hazardous batteries.

With our UP™ line of products we are starting a power revolution.

UCAP 101

Ultracapacitors are a POWER storage device to RAPIDLY store or release energy

Activated carbon derived
from sustainable source (coconut shells).

EDLC Ultracapacitor Cell



Delivering the most RELIABLE, COST-EFFECTIVE power storage solutions

  • Industry leading power to weight ratio
  • +15 year lifetime*
  • Near instant charge/discharge rates
  • Near infinite number of charge cycles*

DISRUPT the $60 billion lead-acid battery industry

  • Eliminates batteries in most starting applications
  • Enables smaller, lighter systems with hybrid solutions
  • 4 Million batteries eliminated

Make a LASTING IMPACT: displace Lead, Lithium, Cobalt, Cadmium

  • 16 Million Kilograms of Lead removed from industry
  • “Lead exposure is estimated to account for 12.4% of the global burden of idiopathic intellectual disability “ – WHO 2017
  • “Economic costs attributable to the impacts of childhood lead exposure amounted to 1.2% of global (GDP) “ – WHO 2017


Broad Industry Relationships

  • Former Maxwell Technologies Executives and Employees (post-Tesla acquisition)

Deep Industry Knowledge

  • Key Engineering, Product, Operations, & Sales Leadership in place
  • Powerful Extended Network w/ Decades of Ultracapacitor & Power System Experience

Startup Focus

  • Use proven UCAP cell technology as an innovative system solution
  • Revolutionizes the entire energy storage sector
  • Patent pending design for ubiquitous market applications

Core Team

Gordon Schenk

President & CEO

Former Maxwell Sales Executive
Previously: PTC, Entropic, Infineon, Prior startups returning $200M+ to investors

Troy Brandon


Former Maxwell Product Line
Previously: Entropic, Unitron, REMEC, Loral Space, USNR

Andrew Garcia

VP Global Sales

Former Maxwell Sales
Previously: MET Critical Power, Constant Power, Northstar Battery

David Wright

VP Engineering (Consulting)

Former Director, Application Engineering Maxwell, Delphi, GM

Michelle Hays

VP Finance & HR

Former Maxwell Finance Consultant,
Previously: Humana, Comhear

Lance Bridges

Legal (Consulting)

Private Practice Attorney

Advisory Board

Dr. Frank Fleming

Co-Founder Northstar Battery

Recognized “lifetime contributor” to lead acid batteries

Lee Krevat

Sempra Utilities & SDGE

Multiple board memberships focused on: utility strategy, grid modernization, distributed energy resources, microgrids, and renewable energy.

Jonathan LeCompte

SVP and President, West Area at Verizon

An accomplished and awarded executive with strategic sales, management and operational experience across multiple business units, geographies and distribution channels.

Board of Directors

Gordon Schenk

President & CEO

Former Maxwell Sales Executive
Previously: PTC, Entropic, Infineon, Prior startups returning $200M+ to investors

Terry Moore

Managing partner and founder MVP Funds

Lance Bridges

Legal (Consulting)

Private Practice Attorney