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Mersen Expands Range of Higher Amperage 1500VDC Helioprotection PV Fuses

Mersen Expands Range of Higher Amperage 1500VDC Helioprotection PV Fuses

­Mersen is excited to announce the extension of its line of new 1500VDC HelioProtection 20x65mm PV fuses. With the addition of 63A and 65A fuses in both ferrule and crimp cap models, Mersen HP15P fuses are now available in ampere ratings from 20A-65A. Mersen’s HP15P Series 1500VDC HelioProtection fuses&nbs
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Date:
06/19/2024
Sunmaxx PVT and Oxford PV Produce the World's Most Efficient and 100% European-Made Solar PVT Module

Sunmaxx PVT and Oxford PV Produce the World's Most Efficient and 100% European-Made Solar PVT Module

­Sunmaxx PVT, a leading developer and manufacturer of photovoltaic-thermal solar modules, and Oxford PV, a producer of high-efficiency tandem solar cells, announced the launch of “Solar Hammer,” the most innovative solar PVT module to date. This partnership marks the first use of perovskite-on-silicon tandem so
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Date:
06/19/2024
Rice Lab Achieves Major Gains in Perovskite Solar Cell Stability

Aditya Mohite is Rice University’s William M. Rice Trustee Professor, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, and faculty director of the Rice Engineering Initiative for Energy Transition and Sustainability. (Photo by Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)

­Solar power is not only the fastest growing energy technology in recent history but also one of the cheapest energy sources and the most impactful in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. A Rice University study featured on the cover of today’s issue of S
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Date:
06/19/2024
Report: Jet-Powered Biofuel is Weighed Down by Pollution and Loopholes

Lead photo: An ethanol facility in the U.S. Midwest. Photo by iStockphoto.

­Four hours north of New Orleans, in Columbia, Louisiana, a company called Louisiana Green Fuels (LGF) is hoping to build an enormous refinery that would transform trees into jet fuel. The first large-scale factory of its kind, the $2.5 billion project is an example of one of the fastest-growing segments of th
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Date:
06/14/2024
7th Gen IGBT Modules Simplify Design and Reduce Costs for Renewable Energy Applications

7th Gen IGBT Modules Simplify Design and Reduce Costs for Renewable Energy Applications

­The latest onsemi 7th generation 1200V QDual3 Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) power modules offer increased power density and deliver up to 10% more output power than other available competing products. Based on the latest Field Stop 7 (FS7) IGBT technology, the 800-amp (A) QDual3 module delivers in
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Date:
06/11/2024
ERI, NGK and TOREX Develop Energy Harvesting Demo Board

ERI, NGK and TOREX Develop Energy Harvesting Demo Board

­ERI Inc. (President: Setsuro Mizuno, Headquarters: Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, hereinafter referred to as "ERI"), NGK INSULATORS, LTD. (President: Shigeru Kobayashi, Headquarters: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, hereinafter referred to as "NGK"), and Torex Semiconductor Ltd. (President: Takeshi Ki
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Date:
06/10/2024
Renewable Energy to Dominate Italy's Power Generation Mix by 2035, Says GlobalData

Renewable Energy to Dominate Italy's Power Generation Mix by 2035, Says GlobalData

­The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had a profound impact on the global energy market. The over reliance of European nations on Russian fossil fuels has posed a significant challenge to supply security. Italy, as one of the largest importers of natural gas, sourced 40% of its gas from Russia until 2021. However, in
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Date:
06/10/2024
Yokogawa Acquires BaxEnergy, a Provider of Renewable Energy Management Solutions

Simone Massaro, CEO of BaxEnergy

­Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has acquired BaxEnergy, a leading provider of renewable energy management solutions (REMS). This acquisition will provide Yokogawa with a proven range of solutions that have already been adopted by major power companies throughout Europe. It will make these av
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Date:
06/06/2024
Satelytics Announces Breakthrough in Shoreline Management for Georgia Power Using AI-Powered Geospatial Analytics

Dawson Ingram, Lake Resources Manager, Georgia Power

­Satelytics announced the successful results of its ongoing partnership with Georgia Power, the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Satelytics’ advanced AI-powered geospatial analytics technology is helping Georgia Power to proactively monitor and
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Date:
06/05/2024
Geely Auto Gears up NEV Transformation and Innovation with Long-Term SiC Supply Agreement and Joint Lab with STMicroelectronics

Geely Auto Gears up NEV Transformation and Innovation with Long-Term SiC Supply Agreement and Joint Lab with STMicroelectronics

­STMicroelectronics and Geely Auto Group announced they have signed a long-term Silicon Carbide (SiC) supply agreement to accelerate their existing cooperation on SiC devices. Under the terms of this multi-year contract, ST will provide multiple Geely Auto brands with SiC power devices for mid-to-high-end ba
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Date:
06/05/2024
Innovative Funding Solution Enables Arizona Church to Convert to Solar Energy With No Upfront Costs

Palm Valley’s Sunrock-funded 280kW rooftop solar installation.

­Sunrock Distributed Generation ("Sunrock”), a commercial solar and clean energy development and management platform, and Watthub Renewables (“Watthub”), a nationwide commercial solar installer, have announced the completion of a 280kW rooftop solar installation on the Palm Valley Church in Goodyear, Ar
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Date:
06/04/2024
Industrial CoolSiC MOSFETs 650 V G2 in TOLT and Thin-TOLL Package Increase System Power Density

Infineon is expanding its portfolio of CoolSiC MOSFET discretes 650 V with two new product families housed in the Thin-TOLL 8x8 and TOLT packages.

­The electronics industry is witnessing a significant shift towards more compact and powerful systems, driven by technological advancements and a growing focus on decarbonization efforts. With the introduction of the Thin-TOLL 8x8 and TOLT packages, Infineon Technologies AG is actively accelerating and supporting th
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Date:
06/03/2024
Will Hydrogen Power Heavy Transportation?

Ally Winning, European Editor, PSD

­One of the most interesting technological stories in the world today is the electrification of transportation. For light passenger vehicles, it looks very much like EVs will be the winner. Even though some vehicle manufacturers have developed hydrogen powered cars, such as the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo, an
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Date:
06/01/2024
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