Sharp Electronics’ Solar Energy Solutions Group has showcased SunSnap, its new residential PV solar appliance. The installation was completed in collaboration with LivingHomes, which introduced the LivingHome C6, its first low-cost home. The prefabricated home is zero energy, zero carbon, Energy Star-certified, and LEED Platinum-certifiable. The SunSnap modules are designed for ease-of-installation and Sharp said […]
Darnell Group Inc. has announced that PMBus™ is sponsoring the first-annual Darnell’s Power China (DPC ’12), to be hosted in Shanghai, May...
Darnell Group’s second-edition report, "DC Building Power: Emerging Trends, Application Drivers and Market Adoption Forecasts" provides the first quantitative forecasts for near-term...
Innovolt, a specialist in intelligent electronics power protection and management, announced its global expansion, leading with the South African market. The company’s technology is poised for success in South African and sub Saharan markets through a number of existing channel relations, in part, because of the volatile state of Africa’s power supply and the imperative […]
The EMerge Alliance – an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe dc power distribution standards for commercial buildings – announced that it formed the Task Level/Furnishings workgroup to create a standard bringing dc power directly to the desktop. Due to the success of the Alliance’s first standard for the Occupied Space, which […]
Microsemi Corp. announced it has expanded its 60W Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) midspan family with the immediate availability of a 24-port option that extends the benefits of four-pair powering and gigabit transmission to higher-density network deployments. Like its one-, six- and 12-port counterparts, the PD-9524G midspan delivers up to 60W of power over all four pairs of […]
Sandia National Laboratories has developed an experimental "smart outlet" that autonomously measures, monitors and controls electrical loads with no connection to a centralized computer or system. The goal of the smart outlet and similar innovations is to make the power grid more distributed and intelligent, capable of reconfiguring itself as conditions change. Decentralizing power generation […]
Southwest Solar Technologies Inc. announced a new collaboration structured to drive the commercialization of its innovative concentrating photovoltaic ("CPV") solar power technology. The company has signed a Joint Development Agreement with MaxQ Power Conversion LLC, an affiliate of MaxQ Technology LLC of Tempe, Arizona. The Company’s CPV product combines advanced high efficiency multi-junction solar cells […]
Darnell’s www.PowerPulse.net announced that it is an official media sponsor for both PCIM Europe 2012 in Nuremberg, Germany, and Techno Frontier 2012,...
LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group company, has developed the power controlling "ML9077/ML9078 series" LSIs for small sized electronics using dual power supplies...
Eltek announced MultiSite Monitor, an IP-based monitoring service for its dc power systems that enables carriers to monitor remote power systems around the world for both green power performance and for system health. The MultiSite Monitor software can watch up to 3,000 sites worldwide that use a wide range of Eltek dc power system controllers […]
United Solar, the global manufacturer of UNI-SOLAR® lightweight, flexible solar products and a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD), announced its strategic partnership with Baraclit SpA,a large Italian company with a 65-year history in the industrial prefabricated building sector. Baraclit’s b.Power division will integrate UNI-SOLAR photovoltaic (PV) solar laminates into its "flat […]
Sputnik Engineering AG (SolarMax) announced its MT series with three further devices in the output range of 10-15kW. The new MT2 string inverters are available from April 2012 and are suitable both for plants over 10kW output and specifically for decentralized large-scale systems. On the basis of their high levels of efficiency and flexibility, the […]
Infineon Technologies enhanced its online design solution Infineon Light Desk, adding additional features and the support for a new series of ac-dc off-line LED drivers. The Infineon Light Desk is an interactive, cloud-based design and verification environment that enables selection and configuration of LED driver ICs in a broad range of applications. Using the Infineon […]
A123 Systems announced the planned expansion of its partnership with SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd. (SAIC Motor), the largest automaker in China. This announcement builds on the existing partnership between A123 and SAIC Motor that was established in 2009 with the formation of Advanced Traction Battery Systems (ATBS), a battery pack joint venture (JV) company. Under […]