Infineon Technologies Corp. (San Jose, CA) has added a new generation of miniPROFETs to its intelligent power switch offerings. The smaller, high-side switches offer new low-power ratings claimed to significantly prolong battery life. The miniPROFETs offer a 35 percent reduction in die size and are housed in PDSO-8 packages, the smallest currently available for smart […]
Epyx Corp. (Cambridge, MA) announced that it has successfully demonstrated high-efficiency and low-emission operation of a fuel cell power system using Syntroleum Corp. (Tulsa, Oklahoma) synthetic fuel and a Plug Power (Latham, NY) fuel cell stack. Epyx and Plug Power previously tested gasoline, ethanol, methanol and natural gas using an integrated system comprised of an […]
Medis Technologies Ltd. (New York, NY) reported its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2001, noting that non-cash items primarily resulting from accounting treatment relating to its June 2000 acquisition of the shares of Medis El Ltd., which it did not already own, had a material effect on this quarter's financial statements. As expected, […]
Power Technology Inc. (Las Vegas, NV) announced that the company is opening a permanent office in Beijing, China. The office will be headed by Alan Rainbird, who for the past six years has been involved in a program that has developed a range of electric bicycles, motor scooters, motorcycles, pick-up trucks, vans and busses. According […]
Evercel Inc. (Danbury, CT) announced the successful completion and qualification of the Xiamen Three Circles-ERC Battery Corp. Ltd. (China) manufacturing facility in Xiamen, China. Evercel also announced that Xiamen Three Circles-ERC Battery has received its first production order from Xiamen Bicycle Company (China) and that shipment of Evercel's nickel-zinc rechargeable battery will begin this month. […]
Lithium Technology Corp. (LTC, Plymouth Meeting, PA) announced it has closed on a $450,000 equity bridge financing transaction with private investors. The proceeds are expected to provide operating cash flow while LTC pursues certain strategic partnership opportunities already underway, as well as other private investment initiatives, the firm stated.
Zapworld.Com Inc. (ZAP, Sebastopol, CA) announced it is launching an Internet affiliate program under which anyone who has a website can earn commissions by referring customers to ZAP. According to ZAP, the program is similar to one offered by Internet bookseller Amazon.com, which claims to have over 300,000 affiliates. ZAP will provide a monthly report […]
Bolder Technologies Corp. (Golden, CO) reported a net loss for the second quarter ended June 30, 1999, of $4.1 million, or $0.43 per share, on revenues of $88,563, compared to a net loss of $2.4 million, or $0.29 per share, on revenues of $531,881, for the same period last year. For the six months ended […]
Catalytica Energy Systems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) announced that it is expanding its operations into a new facility in the Phoenix, AZ, area. The 43,472sqft facility will house various administrative functions as well as the company's engineering center and its commercial manufacturing operations. Catalytica will begin to occupy this new facility in October, with a […]
The Real Goods Institute for Solar Living announced that it will celebrate the sun's power with SolFest 2001, its sixth annual weekend...
DTI Energy Inc. (Los Angeles) announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with Ballard Power Systems Inc. (Vancouver, BC), as well as with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the University of Southern California (USC). The agreement covers Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC) intellectual property rights to which DTI Energy holds the exclusive […]
The former Semiconductor Components Group (SCG, Phoenix, AZ) of Motorola announced its new corporate identity as ON Semiconductor LLC. SCG was acquired by Texas Pacific Group (TPG, Ft. Worth, TX)."We are extremely excited about the prospects for this new company," stated TPG Partner David Stanton. "Everyone affiliated with this former division of Motorola, especially customers, […]
International Rectifier (RI, El Segundo, CA) introduced a new family of Low-Voltage Benchmark HEXFET power MOSFETs targeted at applications in the automotive...
Power-One Inc. (Camarillo, CA) reported record revenues for the second quarter ended June 27, 1999, of $46.6 million, a 91.1 percent increase from revenues of $24.4 million for the same period of 1998 and up from $34.8 million for the first quarter of 1999. The results for 1999 include Melcher AG, which was acquired in […]
Schaefer Inc. (Ashland, MA) recently introduced the P Series of 0.8-6kW, 3U and 6U high VMW/Eurorack compatible power factor correction modules. The...