NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the LPC11A00 microcontroller series featuring a fully interconnected and flexible analog subsystem, based on the ARM® Cortex™-M0 processor....
EnerSys announced that it has completed a license and technology development agreement with PowerGenix Systems, Inc. to provide nickel-zinc batteries to EnerSys’ industrial battery customers worldwide. "We continue to develop and provide energy storage solutions and systems to meet our customers’ ever changing needs," said John D. Craig, chairman, president and chief executive officer of […]
Responding to President Obama’s call for an "all-of-the-above" strategy to help consumers reduce their energy costs, the Administration announced that nine major utilities and electricity suppliers will commit to providing more than 15 million households access to data about their own energy use with a simple click of an online "Green Button." By providing consumers […]
Renesas Electronics expanded its RX600 microcontroller (MCU) family with the new 32-bit RX62G group. The MCUs are optimized for digital power control...
loud computing and carbon emissions controls will see the extinction of the silicon semiconductor, as the power discretes market demands superior products, according to a new report by business intelligence experts GBI Research. The new report shows that substrate technologies used in the manufacturing of power discretes have recently evolved, offering improved efficiency for the […]
Sky Power Solutions, a specialist in the development and marketing of next generation lithium-ion powered batteries worldwide and a developer of residential, Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation Systems able to produce in excess of 2,000 watts (2 Kilowatts (kw)) of electric power, with additional heat output for heating water, using sunlight as the only fuel, […]
Emerson Network Power announced that Frank Bibens will oversee the unification of its service organizations. This evolution will bring customers the reliability and efficiency benefits of one service provider focusing on the breadth of critical systems and their interrelations. Customers will also benefit from broader expertise and capabilities, greater consistency and simpler contact. "Emerson Network […]
Solectria Renewables, LLC announced today that it has acquired New Power Labs, Inc. and its smart combiner technologies. New Power Labs, a Massachusetts-based Company, designs and develops string level monitoring products for commercial and utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) arrays. "Acquiring New Power Labs and hiring Tom Johnson was a strategic decision for Solectria Renewables. Smart combiners […]
DayStar Technologies, Inc. announced it has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with Sunlogics Power Fund Management Inc. Pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, Sunlogics Power Fund Management has loaned the Company $500,000 for payment of outstanding liabilities and other working capital purposes. Salamon Group, Inc. subsidiary, Sunlogics Power Fund Management, is a fund that provides […]
Xiamen University, Nextek Power Systems, People Power Company, Canadian Solar, Intel Corp. and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) announced a ground-breaking alliance to construct and manage direct-current microgrids at the School of Energy Research in Xiamen University (SER-XMU). This microgrid will become operational this year and will make Xiamen University China’s first direct-current powered commercial […]
Excelsys Technologies announced their new LDB75 constant current LED power supply series which delivers up to 75W output power with the lowest profile in the market of only 1.10"/ 28mm. These 75W LED driver deliver constant current over their 5-100% range of single 24, 36 or 48V outputs. These LED Driver power supplies measure only […]
Power Integrations announced an LED-driver reference design for high-power LED bulb replacement. The driver can deliver the power required for a 100 W incandescent bulb replacement in an A19 form factor – an industry first. DER-322 describes a non-isolated, 93% efficient, high-power-factor (PF) LED driver designed to drive a nominal LED string voltage of 78 […]
Standex Electronics introduced their CST current transformers which allow "time of use" and "smart meter" monitoring of electricity usage. Faced with the expensive option of adding electrical capacity, these methodologies allow utilities to monitor the time of use and invoice those customers that are driving the need for increased capacity with higher rates – thereby […]
Emerson Network Power released a list of 10 common surprises for data center and IT managers and offered tips on how to be prepared for them. The list, released at AFCOM Data Center World Spring, includes information on a surprising cause of data center downtime, what data center managers might not know about that next […]
ON Semiconductor has released the NMLU1210, an innovative power MOSFET integrated circuit (IC) for wireless charging applications in portable products such as cell phones, media tablets, portable media players, digital still cameras and GPS units. The NMLU1210 is a 20V N-channel full bridge semi-synchronous rectifier, that incorporates a dual Schottky barrier diode supporting up to […]