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 […]
Unique Mobility Inc. (Golden, CO) reported a net loss for the first quarter ended June 30, 1999, of $345,751, or $0.02 per share, compared to a net loss of $942,252, or $0.06 per share, for the same period last year. Revenues for the quarter increased to $5,764,411 from $2,852,781 for the same period a year […]
Cooper Electronic Technologies (Boynton Beach, FL) announced that Electro Sonic Inc. (Canada) is the newest member of sales associates representing Cooper throughout North America. "Electro Sonic is one of the largest electronic component distributors in Canada with an enviable reputation for the highest level of customer service, coupled with innovative warehouse management and shipping programs […]
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...
DaimlerChrysler Corp. (Auburn Hills, MI) demonstrated fuel cell vehicles powered by four different fuels. The vehicles were gathered together for the first time at DaimlerChrysler's facility at the California Fuel Cell Partnership. The vehicles shown were the Chrysler Town and Country Natrium, which is fueled with sodium boro-hydride; the NECAR 4, which operates on liquid […]
American Superconductor Corp. (Westborough, MA) reported revenues of $2.27 million for the first quarter ended June 30, 1999, compared to $2.38 million for the same period last year. Net loss for the quarter was $4.99 million, or $0.32 per share, compared with a net loss of $3.96 million, or $0.27 per share, for the same […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) reported net income of $3.3 million, or $0.06 per share, on revenues of $147.5 million for the quarter ended June 30, 1999, compared to net income of $0.4 million, or $0.01 per share, on revenues of $133.8 million for the same period a year ago. After non-recurring items, the company […]
Global Thermoelectric Inc. (Calgary, Canada) announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dana Corp. (Toledo, OH) whereby the two companies will work together to enhance the performance and reduce the cost of certain elements of Global's proprietary fuel cell systems. The MOU states that Dana and Global may enter into manufacturing […]
Canadian Electric Vehicles Ltd. (Canada) announced the introduction of its new industrial work truck designed for use at airports, container ports and other industrial sites. The Might-E truck is an electric powered mid-size work truck with a thousand pound load capacity.The truck utilizes standard automotive suspension and braking systems and has a field adjustable top […]
Several firms, coming from different directions, are combining forces on projects aimed at coming up with breakthroughs in new technology to advance fuel-cell implementation. In separate projects, the firms are investigating fuel processors and hydrogen storage systems that will provide power for fuel cells in both stationary and transportation applications.Catalytica Advanced Technologies Inc. (Mountain View, […]
Toyota Motor Sales USA (Torrance, CA) announced that a group of Japanese environmental enthusiasts arrived in New York City aboard the historic Staten Island Ferry in mid-July, having successfully completed a 4,200-mile, cross-continent trip in the world's first mass produced hybrid-electric car, the Toyota Prius. Their arrival marked the first time that a hybrid car […]