Crown Equipment Corp. announced that it has built its 500th new forklift to be operated with fuel cells. This is in addition to the Crown forklifts already in operation that have been retrofitted during the last few years to accommodate fuel cells. The achievement represents a notable milestone signifying the increased adoption of this technology […]
International Battery announced the readiness of its NPS 160 Lithium-ion energy storage systems for use in military microgrids. The NPS 160 is the company’s next generation 4.1 kilowatt hour system designed for the harsh demands of military applications. It is designed to meet the weight, temperature and environmental extremes experienced by tactical military vehicles. According […]
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) announced coolRAC™ technology, which the company describes as a breakthrough power architecture for enterprise data centers that...
Sunlogics PLC, a vertically integrated global solar energy systems provider specializing in solar project development and installation, announced that it has acquired privately-held Phoenix Solar Holdings Corp. and its operating subsidiaries, including EPV Solar Germany GmbH and New Millennium Solar Equipment Corp. With the completion of this transaction, Sunlogics now has the ability to manufacture […]
2011 has been a year of significant milestones according to Ohio-based Nextronex, Inc. As the first full year on the market has progressed the company says that more customers are finding that the advantages of higher energy output and lower installation costs with the exclusive Distributed Architecture UL Listed Ray-Max® Inverter System are significant. "Customers […]
SolarBridge Technologies (SolarBridge) has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through its SunShot Initiative, a program whose goal is to reduce the cost of solar energy systems by 75 percent by 2020. SolarBridge will use the DOE grant to accelerate development of what the company says is an […]
IEEE announced that IEEE 2030™ – IEEE Guide for Smart Grid Interoperability of Energy Technology and Information Technology Operation with the Electric Power System (EPS), End-Use Applications, and Loads – has been approved and published. IEEE 2030 establishes a globally relevant Smart Grid interoperability reference model and knowledge base that can be used by utilities […]
SPX Corporation’s Service Solutions business unit has been selected by Daimler AG as the preferred provider of turnkey electric vehicle (EV) charging installation services for its smart and Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles. The announcement was made at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show by Daimler AG. The agreement calls for SPX Service Solutions to provide EV charging […]
The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the European Union’s (EU) Smart Grid Coordination Group (SG-CG) jointly announced their intention to work together on Smart Grid standards development, emphasizing common goals and areas of focus. Both NIST and the SG-CG have mandates to coordinate the development of a standards framework […]
The Plenary Session at the 2011 Smart Grid Electronics Forum will feature senior executives from 3eTI, Fairchild Semiconductor, FreeWave Technologies, Marvell Technology,...
ZMDI has become a Platinum Sponsor of the Darnell’s Power Forum (DPF ’11). Mouser Electronics is the Marquee Sponsor of this year’s...
Delta Electronics announced it has been named to two of the prestigious 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes – the DJSI World Index and the DJSI Asia/ Pacific Index. Delta states that it was also first in its industry in several of the index categories. According to Delta, selection to become a member of the DJSI […]
GS Battery (USA) Inc. announced the introduction of its ECO R line of advanced storage batteries targeting the renewable energy market. The rapid growth of renewable energy contributing to the grid has highlighted the need for reliable energy storage solutions which maximize efficiencies and address the intermittency and variability for power generation common with wind […]
OMRON Corp. announced that OMRON (China) Co., Ltd. (OMRON’s China Group Head Office) and Shanghai Best Electrical Appliance Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (BST) entered into an equity transfer agreement under which OMRON (China) will acquire a 100% stake in BST. BST is a manufacturer of power latching relays in China. According to the companies, in smart […]
Phono Solar, a producer of mono crystalline and poly crystalline solar modules, has launched a new ac module. According to the company, the new product eliminates the need for dc wiring and centralized power inverters while offering greater productivity, reliability and performance. The new ac module is designed to eliminate the need for expensive dc […]