Electrical Equipment & Systems

PPL Electric Utilities Introduces Automated Power Restoration System

August 11, 2016

New smart grid technology is turning lights back on for many customers in minutes ALLENTOWN, Pa., -- A new automated power restoration system is turning the lights back on for PPL Electric Utilities customers in minutes, even before a work crew has made repairs. The system led to significantly shorter power outages for thousands of homes and businesses in two recent rounds of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Excitation System features flexible design.

July 28, 2016

Providing fully integrated X-ray beam solution aligned with Polycapillary optics, fleX-Beam integrates into any instrument or system, delivering optimized stability and intensity. Compact design is equipped with high-voltage power supply, built-in cooling fan, and shutter/filters, in addition to desired source and optic. System offers option for users to switch optics or X-ray sources and realign system in field without need to send components or whole instruments back to factory. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Ocean Power Technologies Announces the Deployment of its First Commercially Designed PB3 PowerBuoy®

July 18, 2016

PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTT) (“OPT” or the “Company”) announced today the deployment of its commercial design of the PB3 PowerBuoy® approximately four miles off of the coast of New Jersey.  The commercial PB3 incorporates multiple enhancements over early prototypes including a redesigned power take-off (“PTO”), a high-capacity, modular energy... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Power Management IC is programmable and scalable.

June 30, 2016

Delivering flexibility and facilitated use, P9180A meets power needs of SoCs, FPGAs, and ASICs in multiple markets. Distributed power architecture lets engineers scale power beyond standalone capacity by adding distributed power units (DPUs) to system, and OTP configuration options allow for customizing settings and sequencing of P9180A and associated DPUs. Providing extended voltage ID range with 5 mV step size, solution complies with IMVP8/VR12.1 specifications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Texas Instruments Meets Need for Skilled Power Engineers with Power Management Lab Kit Series

June 24, 2016

Educational tool equips current and future engineers with real-world power expertise DALLAS - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN) is bridging the gap between power theory and real-world applications for engineering students and industry professionals alike with the TI Power Management Lab Kit (TI-PMLK) series. All electronic systems, without exception, need a power solution. A growth in power... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC, Services

Mersen to Exhibit During ITEC 2016 (IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Exhibition), June 27-29, 2016

June 17, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA - Mersen will be showcasing its broad line of power management solutions for the rapidly evolving Electric Vehicles (EV/HEV) and Electrical Energy Storage (EES) markets during the ITEC 2016 (IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Exhibition), June 27th – 29th in Dearborn, Michigan.          Mersen’s expert team of application specialists will be on hand... Read More

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