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, […]
Unipower Corp. (Coral Springs, FL) has introduced the new MH Series of front-end switching power supplies that produce 600W at three dc...
Valence Technology Inc. (Henderson, NV) announced that the Industrial Development Board (IDB) of Northern Ireland has authorized funding of up to 1,800,000 Pounds Sterling (US$3 million) for the expansion of Valence's lithium-polymer battery manufacturing facility in Mallusk, Northern Ireland. The existing plant, which currently encompasses 80,000 square feet, will be expanded to accommodate the addition […]
Power-One Inc. (Camarillo, CA) recently announced it had filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for an underwritten public offering of 6.5 million shares of its common stock. Of the shares, 4 million are being sold by the company and 2.5 million by existing stockholders. The company plans to use proceeds […]
Vicor Corp. (Andover, MA) announced that the first selection of pre-defined modules in its new 300V input family of second generation high-power density dc/dc converters is now available. Designed for off-line applications required by telecom, industrial, test and computer systems, all of the converters operate from 300V nominal input (with an input range of 180V-375V) […]
Cherokee International LLC (Tustin, CA) introduced its new CAP1000 high-power 1000W modular switch-mode power supplies. The new power supplies are designed to meet the stringent quality demands of computer, telecommunications and industrial equipment OEMs. The CAP1000 is available in several different models and voltage combinations with one to eight outputs. Standard features include a power […]
The Real Goods Institute for Solar Living announced that it will celebrate the sun's power with SolFest 2001, its sixth annual weekend...
Atlantis Solar Systeme AG (Switzerland) announced the recent installation of the world's largest solar slate roof on a former grain store in Berne, Switzerland. According to Atlantis, during the renewal of the roof of the former grain store, the old roofing tiles were replaced by 16,650 SunSlate solar construction elements in an area measuring 2,050 […]
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 […]
C&D Technologies Inc. (Blue Bell, PA) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the 67 percent-owned joint venture interest of a battery business based in Shanghai, China from Johnson Controls Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) for $15 million in cash. In March 1999, C&D acquired the North American and European specialty battery operations of Johnson Controls […]
AstroPower Inc. (Newark, DE) reported record revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 1999, of $7,990,000, up 48.3 percent from $5,387,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income for the quarter was $445,000, or $0.05 per diluted share, compared to $208,000, or $0.02 per diluted share, for the same period last year. […]
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, […]
Vishay Telefunken (Germany) introduced a new family of 20 Schottky glass diodes, including the first devices in the exclusive MicroMELF package. The...
Green Mountain Energy (San Francisco) announced that its wind turbines in San Gorgonio Pass, California, are now providing energy for the company's Wind for the Future power blend customers. According to Green Mountain, the wind turbines are the first new renewable energy resources constructed as a direct result of customer choice in deregulated electricity markets.PacifiCorp […]
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 […]