Sion Power Corp. announced that BASF invested $50 million to acquire an equity ownership position in the company. This equity partnership expands upon an existing joint development agreement that BASF Future Business GmbH established with Sion Power in 2009 to accelerate the commercialization of Sion’s proprietary Li-S battery technology for electric and plug-in electric vehicles […]
Silan Microelectronics Co., Ltd. (Silan) released its current mode PWM+PFM controller SDH682X series with built-in high voltage start-up and high voltage MOSFET. These series circuits feature low power dissipation, low start-up current, low EMI, high efficiency up to 84%, adjustable output voltage, and good consistency of output limit power. Now, the output power available on […]
IEEE, announced a community of global industry leaders are joining forces with the intention to form the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) under the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Industry Connections Program. The PMA is dedicated to remaking consumers’ daily interaction with power as wireless, environmentally sound, and smart. "IEEE has been a leader in the advancement […]
Speakers at the Fourth-Annual Green Building Power Forum (GBPF ’12) to be held January 23-25 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel San Jose...
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 […]
Monster Digital, a specialist in power conditioning and surge protection products, states that it is once again changing the game in advanced power management, offering consumers exciting new ways to save energy and money with what it describes as its breakthrough new Monster Power® Control App, designed to work with the company’s new PRT family […]
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...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]