Emerson Network Power announced that Anand Ekbote and Charles O’Donnell have been appointed to new executive leadership roles. Ekbote now has a leadership role in the Emerson Network Power monitoring and infrastructure management center of expertise for the Liebert business as Vice President of Monitoring, and O’Donnell is playing a lead role in product development […]
The First International Workshop on Power Supply-on-Chip (SoC), held in Cork, Ireland, from September 22-24, showed that dc-dc converters on silicon may...
Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI) and Delta Electronics, Inc. announced their cooperation in the field of flexible energy storage textile and advanced energy storage technology. Currently the components used for energy storage are solid and non-flexible. TTRI states that it has leveraged their expertise to integrate textiles with energy storage materials to develop what is […]
I Power Energy Systems announced that they have been awarded a contract by the Army Power Division of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) for the development of a Hybrid Intelligent Power (HI-Power) management system. The program addresses the technology development and demonstration of an intelligent power management architecture layout […]
The GridWise® Alliance announced that fifteen leading companies and academic institutions have joined the national coalition whose goal is to transform the nation’s electric power system. New members include BC Hydro, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Electricite de France, Elster Integrated Solutions, EnerNex Corp., Florida State University-Center for Advanced Power Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Institiute of Electrical […]
Emerson Network Power introduced Energy Logic for Telecommunications, an approach that uses a series of sequential strategies to reduce energy consumption across the network. To develop Energy Logic for Telecommunications, Emerson Network Power states that it analyzed network inefficiencies and energy-saving opportunities at remote sites and within the central office and developed 12 strategies for […]
Powervation unveiled what it describes as its unique Auto-control™ power-conversion technology – a move that is said to mark a fundamental shift in the analog/digital power-management playing field. The new chip is targeted for electronic systems used in communications, computing and consumer devices. Early test results reveal system efficiency gains of up to 30%, along […]
The IEEE and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have agreed to extend their existing cooperation agreement, which describes a procedure for submitting and approving existing IEEE standards to IEC, to include a procedure permitting joint, parallel development of a project in both organizations leading to an IEC/IEEE International Standard. The agreement is an addendum to […]
Delta Electronics announced the official launch of its first green factory at Rudrapur, Uttarakhand. As part of Delta’s expansion plans in India,...
LEM S.A. announced IRIS certification for its production sites in Geneva, which has been in place since September 2007, and Beijing, which...
Navistar International Corp. announced new programs designed to further cut the cost of ownership for its hybrid trucks – buying the International® DuraStar™ Hybrid medium-duty truck will include a $6,000 tax-match incentive, a 60-month fair market value lease and a 60-month battery-lease program, said to be a first of its kind in the North American […]
EDSA Micro Corp., developers of the Paladin® platform of power analytics™ software, announced the release of its Paladin Live PUE-DCiE Advisor™ in support of the new electrical power efficiency standards developed by the global IT association, The Green Grid. To embrace the organization’s standards, EDSA’s Paladin Live power systems diagnostics platform has been enhanced to […]
Claiming to have demonstrated the advantages of energy harvesting and radio frequency (RF) technology for wireless sensing, monitoring or ambient intelligence, AdaptivEnergy announced that it has developed a demonstration kit using Joule-Thief™ technology to harvest energy and power Texas Instruments Inc.’s (TI) ultra-low power MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) and RF technology to collect data, control the […]
EnOcean GmbH announced that it has received €4.5 million for acquisition of new markets worldwide and continued development of its self-powered wireless technology for energy-efficient systems in the building sector. This brings the company’s total amount of venture and growth capital since it was founded to over €20 million. EnOcean describes itself as the market […]
Fairchild Semiconductor announced that it has formed a global Energy and Environmental Design Team to identify energy-conservation projects at its major manufacturing sites worldwide. This new team, comprised of individuals from Fairchild locations around the world, meets on a regular basis to share best practices and suggestions on fostering corporate responsibility, reducing operating costs through […]