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 […]
Tyco Electronics Power Systems (Harrisburg, PA) announced its new Spectra inverter series, a cabinetized modular solution (CMS). Designed for central office and...
Yuasa Inc. (Reading, PA) announced it has increased the capacity of its popular industrial front termination PowerLock battery to 150Ah within the...
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...
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 […]
PolyStor Corp. (Dublin, CA) announced it is now shipping production quantities of the first fully qualified lithium-ion prismatic cells based on lithium nickel-cobalt oxide. PolyStor says they are ramping up their fully automated lithium-ion assembly plant to reach full capacity by the fourth quarter of 1999. The plant has a capacity of 24 million cells […]
Valence Technology Inc. (Henderson, NV) reported a net loss of $8.5 million, or $0.32 per share, for the fourth quarter ended March 28, 1999, compared to $8.2 million, or $0.34 per share, a year ago. The company recorded no revenues for either period. For the fiscal year ended March 28, 1999, net loss was $29.3 […]
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, […]
Unipower Corp. (Coral Springs, FL) offers a new front-end power system that is 1U high (1.75") and provides up to 1200W non-redundant...
Philips Semiconductors (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) announced a new dual n-channel MOSFET in an SO8 package, the PHKD6N02LT. It is a 2.5V specified enhancement-mode field-effect transistor within a plastic package using TrenchMOS technology. The PHKD6N02LT is designed for battery-protection circuits. It is suitable for use in lithium-ion battery applications, notebook PCs and portable appliances. The features […]
MGE UPS Systems (Costa Mesa, CA) introduced its new Digital Static Transfer Switch Power Management Modules – PMM Plus and PMM Ultra. Using dual-input power distribution with automatic source selection, the PMM Plus and PMM Ultra feature full power conditioning and distribution for sensitive equipment. These modules support 30 to 300kVA loads and come with […]