Bowman Power Ltd. (Southampton, England) announced a major investment and collaboration agreement in the Asia Pacific with the Singapore Power Group (Singapore). The agreement includes marketing collaboration as well as equity investment. The agreement with Singapore Power also covers the distribution of Bowman products through Singapore Power's subsidiary, Development Resources Pte Ltd. (DRPL), which will […]
Best Power (Necedah, WI) recently introduced the Axxium Rackmount UPS line, which offers ratings from 1000VA to 3kVA. The new Axxium units...
OPTI-UPS Corp. (Brea, CA) announced they have increased the power handling capabilities of their entire UPS product line. OPTI-UPS says their equipment will provide more power to run personal computer equipment, with maximum watt ratings now equal to the maximum VA ratings. OPTI-UPS now offers a "Unity Power" feature, increasing power output due to the […]
American Power Conversion Corp. (APC, West Kingston, RI) announced it has been chosen to be the standard uninterruptible power supply provider for Tarim Kreki Kooperatifi (TKK), Turkey's largest agricultural co-operative. APC's products will protect TKK's complete WAN from power disturbances, including the head office, 16 regional offices and 2,541 local operations. APC has been selected […]
Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd. (Calgary, Alberta) announced that it has signed a binding letter of intent with TOM Capital Associates, a private investment firm, to raise up to $700,000 by issuing secured convertible debentures plus common-share purchase warrants as well as agreeing to acquire a complementary wireless battery monitoring technology from TOM Capital, which is […]
Best Power (Necedah, WI) introduced a new UPS called the Fortress.TeleCom, designed to provide pure sine-wave power protection against spikes, sags, surges, noise, lightning and power outages in the telecom industry. Available in 750VA, 1050VA, 1425VA and 2250VA models, the UPS comes with brackets and hardware for both wall mounting and rack mounting. According to […]
FuelCell Energy Inc. (Danbury, CT) reported 2001 fourth-quarter and year-end results. For the fourth quarter, ended October 31, 2001, FuelCell Energy reported a net loss of $4.8 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared with a loss of $1.5 million, or $0.05 per diluted share, during the same quarter of the previous year. The company […]
Fenton Technologies (Santa Ana, CA) announced that is expanding its PowerPal line of UPSs with a long runtime rack-mount solution for high-powered...
Trace Engineering (Arlington, WA) has announced their new SineWave Communications Adapter (SWCA), which allows for remote set-up, adjustment and troubleshooting and monitoring of SW Series inverters from a personal computer. Connection to the SWCA can be made via 4-connector phone type cable or with standard PC modems over a telephone line. The adapter comes with […]
The 6th International Conference on Batteries for Utility Energy Storage is scheduled for Sept. 21-23, 1999 in Energiepark Herne, in Essen, Germany. According to the organizers, the conference is for those involved in power system operation, planning, optimization and control. Some of the areas covered at this conference will be converter/grid connection; automation technology, uninterruptable […]
Energy Research Corp. (ERC, Danbury, CT) announced that it plans to change its name to Fuel Cell Energy Inc. to more directly reflect its emphasis on commercializing Direct Fuel Cell technology. The name change has been approved by the board of directors and is subject to approval by shareholders. A special meeting is expected to […]
Cherry Semiconductor Corp. (East Greenwich, RI) recently appointed David Susak as manager of the company's new design center located in Chandler, Arizona. Mr. Susak will oversee all activities at the design center, which implements a multi-disciplined, team approach to new product design and development. He formerly was a principal analog designer at Microchip Technology and […]
Best Power (Necedah, WI) recently introduced a new UPS line, Patriot Pro II, which offers ranges from 400VA to 1000VA. According to Best Power, the new line offers more upgrades on the previous model, the Patriot Pro, without any increase in cost. Some of the features added from more advanced units are user-adjustable voltage settings, […]
Rayovac Corp. (Madison, WI) announced a product licensing agreement with the Newpoint Co. (San Diego, CA), a division of Fiskars. The agreement is for three years with renewal options. Under the agreement, Newpoint will use the Rayovac name for a line of products to be sold in retail stores in the consumer power protection category. […]
International Rectifier Corp. (IR, El Segundo, CA) introduced the MTP family of high-current, three-phase, input bridge rectifiers, suitable for industrial applications such as uninterruptible power supplies, motor drives and welding. The MTP family of rectifiers are housed in a compact, low-profile 12mm package, compatible with many mounting standards. The output pins are double-wide to decrease […]