Eaton Corp. and Coulomb Technologies announced plans to significantly expand the North American footprint of charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs). Through an agreement between the two companies, Eaton’s Level II and DC quick charging Pow-R-Station charging stations can now connect to Coulomb’s ChargePoint® Network, said to be the largest network of independently owned charging […]
SK Innovation and Continental Corp. announcef their intention to team up for powering electric vehicles worldwide: Both corporations sign a Heads of Agreement that describes the formation of a joint venture with which both companies want to develop, manufacture and market Lithium Ion battery systems for automotive applications. Due to the worldwide regulatory efforts in […]
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has expanded its offering of TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 12 new 45V devices in three power package options that feature a wide range of current ratings from 10 to 40A. With extremely low forward voltage drops down to 0.51V typical at 20A, the rectifiers are optimized for use in […]
Linear Technology Corp. introduced the LTC4366, an overvoltage protection controller for electronic systems. Operating from 9V to greater than 500V, the LTC4366...
Greenvity Communications has entered into a technology partnership agreement with MegaChips Corp. to jointly develop a series of connectivity technologies for smart energy management and electric vehicle applications. The collaboration aims to deliver products that will enable consumers and utility companies to monitor, manage and optimize energy usage for smart-grid connected appliances, equipment and electric […]
Telvent GIT, S.A., a specialist real-time IT solutions and information provider, announced that Guiyang Electrical Power Supply Company of Guizhou, China has selected Telvent smart grid technology for the collection and analysis of its real-time operational data. This solution, integrated with Guiyang Power’s current Telvent products, will support the planning, operation and analysis of a […]
TE Connectivity launched the new FORGE power drawer connector for high-current and high-voltage power supplies and power distribution systems. This blind mateable connector, produced from a scalable mold platform, allows users to specify the connector configuration that best meets their design requirements. With a voltage rating of up to 1000Vac or dc, coupled with a […]
GreenPeak Technologies announced a wireless monitoring and control system solution for solar panel installations that will allow individual panel parameter tracking and control. Photovoltaic solar panels are increasing in popularity and users need accurate information of their solar energy installation. Currently, most residential solar panel systems only provide energy information on a monthly basis and […]
Satcon Technology Corp.® announced a set of cost reduction initiatives as part of the company’s strategic plan to improve its financial performance and align its global workforce and operations infrastructure. Under the plan, Satcon will focus product development and marketing efforts on delivering what it says are the industry’s highest performing turnkey solutions for the […]
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announces a new, two-wire, Hall-effect latch that is programmed at the factory to optimize the magnetic switch point accuracy. The A1244 Hall-effect latch uses the same patented high frequency, 4-phase, chopper-stabilization technique that is used on complementary devices in this family (unipolar switches). Allegro’s advanced BiCMOS wafer fabrication process is used to […]
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. and SBE, Inc. (DBA SB Electronics) announced a technology partnership between the two companies. As part of this partnership, SBE, Inc. is providing a novel integrated capacitor/bus structure design solution for Quantum power electronics for automotive applications. The SBE integrated module is described as an innovative approach which offers […]
Eltek has signed an agreement with Volvo Car Corp. regarding deliveries of on-board chargers for a hybrid electrical vehicle program. Under the agreement, Eltek will supply complete water-cooled on-board chargers with volume production starting in 2012. "We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with Volvo Car as it demonstrates further acknowledgment of our […]
Delta announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Delta Products Corp. nearly US$2 million in research project funding. The research project will develop smart-grid enabled residential electric vehicle chargers over the next 3 years that will allow the quick deployment of charging infrastructure for plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) to help reduce America’s […]
VMC Systems Ltd., India’s largest Telecom and Power-Conversion equipment manufacturer, plans to introduce High-Wattage DC Power Systems , the first indigenously manufactured systems used for critical back-up applications in the industrial segment, built with SMPS technology. Under an agreement with Australia-based Rectifier Technologies Pacific Pty. Ltd. (RTP), VMC has exclusive rights to manufacture RTP’s products […]
The following are a listing (with links for the full story) of the most read stories on PowerPulse.Net for 2011, thus providing...