## Energy Stored in a Capacitor

The energy stored in the electric field of a capacitor that is charged to a certain voltage is given by:

MathML formula | Formula Image | Straight text formula |
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$E=0.5C{V}^{2}$ | E = 0.5 CV^{2} |

Where:

E = energy, Joules

C = capacitance, Farads

V = potential difference, Volts

Energy, E =