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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low Power PMIC supports rechargeable battery applications.

May 24, 2016

Supplied in 4 x 4 x 0.62 mm WL-CSP, Model BD71815GW integrates 5 low-Iq buck regulators, 7 LDOs, JEITA-compliant 1S charger, fuel gauge with Coulomb Counter, LED driver, RTC, and extensive monitoring and protection circuits, helping users realize power efficiency of NXP’s i.MX 7D/S processors by supporting all possible power modes. Switching regulators deliver 82–92% efficiency across load range, while 15-bit sigma delta ADC and proprietary algorithm achieve fuel gauge accuracy of 3%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Universal PMIC supports low power FPGA and SoC processors.

May 20, 2016

Housed in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, Model XR77103 integrates 3 synchronous MOSFET power stages, offering power management solution for broad range of FPGAs, SoCs, DSPs, and video processors. I2C interface allows users to control output voltage from 0.8–6 V, switching frequency from 300 kHz to 2.2 MHz, power sequencing, and current limit. Model XR77103 operates from 4.5–14 V input supply, and all 3 outputs are designed for 2 A load current with peak current up to 3 A. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Green & Clean

WEG's Technology is Applied to Generate Biomass-Based Electricity

April 19, 2016

PIASA Group partnered with WEG in the first private energy cogeneration process designed for sugar production in Mexico. WEG, a major supplier of global solutions in energy generation and distribution, electric motors and automation systems, recently provided an electrical solution for clean energy generation at the Tres Valles mill located in Mexico. This project enables WEG to begin... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Hawaiian Electric and Varentec to Test Technology for Enabling More Rooftop Solar on Island Grids

April 12, 2016

HONOLULU - Hawaiian Electric Company and Santa Clara-based Varentec, Inc. have announced a strategic partnership to install and validate performance of Varentec's technology for ensuring grid reliability and efficiency while allowing more private rooftop solar systems to be added to island grids.  Starting with a pilot project on the island of O'ahu, Hawaiian Electric Company will... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Management Solutions meet industrial applications' needs.

April 6, 2016

As 60 V synchronous buck controller, ISL8117/A features low duty cycle (40 nsec min on time) that delivers direct conversion from 48–1V without requiring intermediate power stage or external compensation. ISL8018 synchronous buck converter steps down 5 V rails to POL inputs as low as 0.6 V for FPGAs, DSPs, and MPUs, while ISL80510/05 are 1 A/.5 A LDO voltage regulators with optimized dropout and transient performance for noise-sensitive loads. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Eaton Expands Power Management Capabilities for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Deployments

March 29, 2016

RALEIGH, N.C. – Power management company Eaton today announced its integrated power management software is now ‘Nutanix® Ready’ validated, following testing for interoperability with Nutanix®, the enterprise cloud company. Eaton is the industry’s first power management vendor to achieve this certification. Eaton’s power management offering scales side-by-side with Nutanix... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Altera Demonstrates Power and Industrial Solutions at APEC 2016

March 25, 2016

San Jose, Calif. — Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, will demonstrate a portfolio of innovative power and industrial solutions at the Applied Power and Electronics Conference (Booth #2253) being held from March 21-24, 2015, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Altera will demonstrate how its field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and Enpirion power management... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Test & Measuring Instruments

Murata Energy Solutions Americas Integrates SkyFoundry Analytics into Energy IoT Platform

March 18, 2016

PowerConnectSM and SkySpark™ Combination Delivers Advanced, Cost Effective Demand Response Solution to Building Automation Market Carrolton, Texas – Murata Energy Solutions Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Murata Electronics North America, Inc., announced the integration of SkyFoundry’s SkySpark™ analytics package into Murata’s PowerConnectSM platform. The... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

VYCON® to Showcase Kinetic Energy Storage Technology at Data Center World 2016

March 10, 2016

CERRITOS, Calif. – VYCON®, a subsidiary of Calnetix Technologies, will feature its new XXE model flywheel kinetic energy storage system at Data Center World next month. The VYCON system is designed to provide a reliable, cost-effective alternative for battery banks as backup to uninterruptible power systems (UPS) in mission-critical applications. “Batteries are the weak link in the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wolfspeed to Exhibit SiC Power Portfolio at APEC 2016

March 9, 2016

Wolfspeed, A Cree Company and a leading global supplier of silicon carbide (SiC) power products — including best-in-class SiC MOSFETs, Schottky diodes, and modules — will be showcasing its industry-leading solutions at this year’s Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2016). The annual conference, which will take place March 20 – 24 in Long Beach, Calif., is globally... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services, Green & Clean

TI Unveils Advances in Energy Efficiency, Power Density and New Tools to Speed Power Supply Design at APEC

March 2, 2016

DALLAS - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), the worldwide leader in power management integrated circuits, will demonstrate new analog and embedded processing technologies to drive innovation in energy management for next-generation power designs at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 21-23, in Long Beach, California. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LV Boosting Device augments utility-side energy programs.

February 15, 2016

Designed for outdoor installation on secondary side of distribution transformers, Static VAR Compensator™ model SVC-20™ targets specific locations along feeder and injects up to 20 KVAR per phase to boost voltage and ensure compliance with ANSI/IEC standards. Shunt-connected low-voltage (LV) boosting device, designed for deployment in single- or 3-phase applications, features robust switching design, advanced algorithms, and remote communications as well as field-upgradeable VAR modules. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

Energy Storage System maximizes usage efficiency.

February 12, 2016

Solar Integration System (SIS) gives utilities and solar providers options for linking multiple systems into virtual power plant to shift peak load and provide other benefits to homeowners and grid. Supporting multiple Li-ion battery chemistries and range of storage capacities, modular system offers automated back-up power, PV self-consumption, PV self-consumption with grid levelling, time-of-use bill optimization, grid non-export, and peak shifting modes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Energy Storage System uses advanced vanadium technology.

January 28, 2016

Rated at 100 kW AC with up to 5 hour duration, ReFlex™ provides energy savings and power stability for commercial and industrial, microgrid, and utility customers. All components, including AC conversion, supporting systems, and controls are fully enclosed in standard 20 ft container. No external inverter, cooling, or control is required. With footprint of 160 ft², stackable system utilizes advanced vanadium technology which has no thermal runaway risk and flammability rating of 0. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Power Optimized PMICs support Skylake core processor.

January 19, 2016

Respectively available in 4.26 x 4.26 x 0.62 mm and 5.90 x 5.90 x 0.62 mm packages with 0.4 mm pitch, BD99991GW and BD99992GW enable fanless designs of such space-conscious mobile PC products as Ultrabooks™, 2-in-1 detachables, and tablets built around Intel® 14 nm Skylake CPU. BD99991GW supports core power rails required by the Skylake platform and Intel IMVP8 power management interface, while BD99992GW provides additional 10 power rails. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cadence to Showcase Signal Integrity Solutions for System-Level, Power-Aware Multi-Gigabit Interface Compliance at DesignCon 2016

January 15, 2016

Demos to include latest PCIe 4.0 multi-link and multi-protocol PHY addressing requirements of datacenter, server and storage markets SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced plans to exhibit its latest Sigrity™ signal analysis and power integrity technologies for system-level, power-aware multi-gigabit interface compliance during this year's... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services

Cypress Drives Next-Generation Automotive Systems with Expanded Portfolio Including New Traveo Automotive MCU Series

January 14, 2016

-- Broad Portfolio Allows Cypress to Serve as One-stop Supplier for Automotive Segment Solutions -- New 40nm Microcontrollers Enable High Performance and High Memory Density for Classic Instrument Clusters and Body/Gateway Applications -- Expanded Capacity for Embedded Flash Memory, eSHE and the HyperBus™ Interface Enables Firmware-Over-the-Air Upgrades for Vehicles on the Road -- New... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

PMIC increases battery life in IoT, wearable applications.

January 12, 2016

Available in 25-bump, 0.4 mm pitch, 2.26 x 2.14 mm WLP, MAX14720 helps designers optimize power and battery life in wearable medical/fitness and IoT applications while also reducing BOM and space requirements. This power management integrated circuit (PMIC), which runs from primary cell and operates down to 1.8 V, integrates functionality of 5 discrete devices: power switch, linear regulator, buck regulator, buck-boost regulator, and monitor. Electronic battery seal extends shelf life. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Miniaturized Energy Devices withstand load fluctuations.

January 12, 2016

Combining energy harvesting system, quick charge solution, and backup power supply in miniaturized package, UMAC Series provides maximum charge/discharge rate of 10 C (30 mA) and charge recovery rate of at least 90% after 1,000 cycles. Large-capacity, cylinder-type energy devices can be used as secondary batteries in same way as capacitors, making them suitable as power supplies for wearable devices or in sensor nodes for wireless sensor networks. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

SEL Axion® Becomes First IEEE-certified PMU

December 30, 2015

The SEL-2240 Axion complies with IEEE Synchrophasor Measurement Test Suite Specification requirements and receives the first IEEE phasor measurement unit (PMU) certification in the world. PULLMAN, Wash. — Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) today announced that the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) certified the SEL-2240 Axion as complying with all applicable requirements in... Read More