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 […]
Aquion Energy, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of batteries and energy storage systems, announced that it has closed a $30 million round of venture financing. Foundation Capital led the round with participation from returning investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as well as new investors Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) and TriplePoint Capital. Coincident with this […]
ZBB Energy Corp. announced collaboration with Universal Electric Corp. to provide uninterrupted power to dc voltage lighting loads, rack power to servers and other miscellaneous loads at a major data center in a trial program. Over the course of the project, the system will include the ZBB EnerStore™ V3 flow battery and a ZBB EnerSection™ […]
Linear Technology Corp. introduced the LTC2991, an 8-channel I²C temperature, voltage and current monitor for 3 and 5V systems. The LTC2991 is a highly integrated monitoring solution that incorporates a 14-bit ADC, 10ppm/°C voltage reference and I²C digital interface to provide submillivolt voltage resolution and 1% current measurement, as well as ±0.7°C remote accuracy and […]
CISC Semiconductor GmbH starts into research and development phase of the European ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking project "Internet of Energy for Electric Mobility" (IoE) – officially started in May 2011 – and hence broadens its activities towards developing a way of accessing the Energy Grid. The IoE research project aims to develop hardware, software and middleware […]
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the MCP1754/MCP1754S low dropout regulators (LDOs). The devices feature a high PSRR of 70 dB at 1 kHz...
Viridity Software announced that Intel® Data Center Manager SDK will be incorporated into Viridity’s EnergyCenter™ software. This integration will help provide IT and facilities managers with the ability to obtain detailed information directly from specific server assets, such as temperature. In addition, the Intel-enhanced EnergyCenter software will help enable users to add and monitor new […]
Xtreme Power (XP), developer and manufacturer of Dynamic Power Resource™ (DPR™) utility-scale energy storage and digital power management systems, announced the appointment of Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Dr. Gotcher will oversee research and development activities as well as formulate long-term visions and strategies to drive the continued […]
ZBB Energy Corp. announced that it has entered into agreements for establishment of a joint venture company that will initially assemble and ultimately manufacture ZBB products for sale in the power management industry on an exclusive basis in mainland China and on a non-exclusive basis in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The new company will build […]
NXP Semiconductors N.V. introduced the PCA9525 and PCA9605 – described as the industry’s first no-offset I²C-bus buffers, which enable system designers to isolate capacitance and interface with other bus buffers. These bus buffers use the no-offset scoreboard method to decide signal direction, rather than using a directional pin and relying on offset voltages to control […]