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Renewable Energy

May 2013
The Organizing Committee of the 22nd World Energy Congress welcomed the endorsement of the world's premier energy event by Asian government ministers at a United Nations-sponsored energy conference.
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05/31/2013
Harris Utilities is sponsoring at the 2013 Municipal Smart Grid Summit, taking place at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach, Florida from June 2-4. Visit the Harris Utilities booth during the
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05/31/2013
Cymbet Corporation announced the successful results of in-vivo biocompatibility feasibility studies that were conducted to evaluate the biological safety of the EnerChip™ Rechargeable Solid State
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05/30/2013

With installed geothermal capacity on track to surpass 12,000 MW globally by the end of the year in 25 countries, and over 60 countries reported to have projects in development, the GRC Annual Meeting
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05/29/2013
Real Goods Solar, a leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, has been selected as a 2013 Solarize Mass Installer by the Massachusetts Clean Energy
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05/28/2013
About 1.2 billion people - almost the population of India - don't have access to electricity, 2.8 billion have to rely on wood or other biomass to cook and heat their homes, renewable energy accounts
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05/28/2013
Casey Weltzin of National Instruments shows some of their latest products,
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05/28/2013
"Virtually every corner of Africa will be represented in Barcelona at the Africa Energy Forum", says Bruno Cockburn, program director of the 15th edition of the event that is taking place from 18-20
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05/27/2013
Project Longhaul - an elegant expression of love and energy harvesting
Editor's note: This is one of the most elegant, expressive, and technically advanced projects I have ever seen. It not only harnesses (pun intended) next-generation power-management technologies,
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05/27/2013
Eltek, a leader in high-efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications and renewable energy, today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive reseller's agreement with
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05/24/2013
RS Components stocks energy-harvesting Discovery Kit from STMicroelectronics
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents, a leading distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of the M24LR Discovery Kit from STMicroelectronics,
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05/24/2013
STMicro reveals latest power tech for greener Industry and Infrastructure
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has introduced its latest generation of energy-efficient power devices that reduce the
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05/24/2013
American Vanadium and Gildemeister sign agreement for Cellcube grid-scale energy-storage systems
American Vanadium announced it has entered into a master sales agreement with GILDEMEISTER energy solutions of Germany, whereby American Vanadium will market and sell GILDEMEISTER's CellCube vanadium
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05/23/2013
As Ambassadors to the Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge, the national initiative aimed to expand workplace charging, NextEnergy and CALSTART are pleased to announce the Midwest's
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05/23/2013
Fraunhofer, Europe's largest application-oriented research organization,
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05/23/2013
EMCORE, a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced that it has been awarded a contract by ATK to design and
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05/22/2013
Bigger is better in the wind generator market
For the foreseeable future, wind turbines, and consequently wind generators, will continue to get bigger and bigger—both in terms of average physical size and in the average output power rating of
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05/22/2013
A company planning what is thought to be the first small-scale commercial electricity pumped-storage scheme to be built in the UK has been awarded a grant by the Department of Energy & Climate Change
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05/21/2013
The no-load power crunch: 30 mW and beyond

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Figure 1. DOE proposed regulations vs. Level V performance for a 5V output EPS.

The need to reduce active-mode power consumption is somewhat obvious. What has not been so obvious is the need to minimize power drain in standby and no-load when products are essentially doing nothing.
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05/20/2013
Making the move to clean and renewable energy at the right time
When Verizon announced its $100 million dollar investment in natural gas fuel cell and solar energy technologies last week - the company's latest initiative toward fulfilling its carbon intensity
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05/20/2013
Microbattery's Nickel-based energy storage tech offers improved power performance
VARTA Microbattery, a leader in batteries and supercapacitors, has added the HVCAP35, a Nickel (Ni)-based energy storage system to their V-Cap Series. VARTA Microbattery's new Ni based energy storage
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05/20/2013
Carl Blake of Transphorm shows their 1,200-V GaN-on-silicon devices working
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05/17/2013
KEMET expands Its high-reliability hermetic-seal product line
KEMET has announced the expansion of its High Reliability Hermetic Seal product line to include a high-temperature solder option. This option indicates an internal construction solder with a minimum
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05/17/2013
This article is the fourth of a series in which Dr. Ridley shows the steps involved in designing and building an offline flyback converter. The power transformer is added to the circuit, and the current sensing and snubbers are designed to operate at full power without excessive stress on the components. Power
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05/16/2013
Navitas Systems, a leading provider of energy-enabled system solutions and energy storage products for commercial, industrial and government agency customers, announced today that it has received
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05/16/2013
Eltek, a leader in high-efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications and renewable energy projects today announced it has been selected by Alstom Grid, a global supplier
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05/16/2013
The Scientific Instruments business unit of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology has entered into an exclusive agreement with Maccor, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automated test equipment used
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05/16/2013
Nuclear energy industry confident in economy rebound
Expressing confidence that the U.S. nuclear energy industry is well-poised to help meet America's future electricity needs, the Nuclear Energy Institute's chief executive told industry leaders today
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05/15/2013
Who's Managing Your Power Management?
A few dozen years ago, engineers fresh out of school were assigned to the power supply team; the most boring and least challenging aspect of the system and the one most forgiving of inexperience.
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05/14/2013
One way to look at change is to see it as the unfolding path we take on our journey to the future version of normal. Every trip brings us encounters we did not plan to meet, challenges we had not
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05/14/2013
Humberto Evans, founder of CircuitLab, describes and demonstrates their new online schematic capture and design tool for Power Systems Design. Circuitlab allows people to design online
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05/14/2013
Offshore wind in Scotland powered by new investment
Scottish Enterprise has awarded Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) £6.04million POWERS funding to support the development of its latest 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine prototype at the Energy Park in Fife. This
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05/14/2013
Super Junction 600V MOSFETs combine leading RDS(ON)•A characteristics with integrated high-speed diodes
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced at PCIM the European launch of a family of 600V MOSFETs with integrated high-speed intrinsic diodes. Based on the company's fourth generation 600V super junction
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05/14/2013
SEMI formally announced the conference program for the fourth annual SEMI North American PV Fab Managers Forum to be held at Intersolar North America 2013 in San Francisco, California on July 8, 2013.
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05/13/2013
Whether smartphones, electric cars or a household photovoltaic system, the latest technologies now cannot manage without modern batteries. It is hard to imagine that the first battery was invented
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05/13/2013
Isabellenhütte, a leader in the development of precise shunt-based measurement technologies has introduced the IB4 battery-management system. Developed in cooperation with the company's Braunschweig-based
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05/13/2013
Following months of anticipation, the first-of-its-kind autoXLR8R will begin next week under the leadership of Program Director, Mike Nichols. Ten companies were invited to begin this 13-week journey,
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05/13/2013
The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (Institute) announced they have entered into a supply agreement with S&C Electric Canada Ltd. (S&C) for the supply of a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), for
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05/10/2013
JA Solar Holdings, one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced that it will donate solar modules to Peking University, Tsinghua University and Beijing
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05/09/2013
High-density DC/DC converter modules target fuel-cell driven applications
Powerstax, a specialty provider of highly-optimized power sources, has released a series of DC-DC converter power modules specifically aimed at fuel cell power generation. The modules in the FC series
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05/09/2013
The fluorescent future of solar cells

Scientists at Yale have improved the ability of a promising type of solar cell to absorb light and convert it into electrical power by adding a fluorescent organic dye to the cell layer.

For some solar cells, the future may be fluorescent. Scientists at Yale have improved the ability of a promising type of solar cell to absorb light and convert it into electrical power by adding
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05/08/2013
The Chinese and Russian governments have committed to sending high-level delegations to the World Energy Congress in South Korea in October. The Organizing Committee for the 2013 World Energy Congress
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05/08/2013
Admirals Bank, innovator of Solar Step Down financing and pioneer in the Renewable Energy Lending industry, recently participated in an initiative, called the Solarize Connecticut - Durham Project.
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05/08/2013
Trees used to create recyclable, efficient solar cell
Solar cells are just like leaves, capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy. It's fitting that they can now be made partially from trees. Georgia Institute of Technology and Purdue University
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05/07/2013
Novel rechargeable battery can stretch, twist and bend
Northwestern University's Yonggang Huang and the University of Illinois' John A. Rogers are the first to demonstrate a stretchable lithium-ion battery -- a flexible device capable of powering their
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05/07/2013
While the Niagara Region of Canada is known worldwide for its magnificent waterfalls and associated hydro power, the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending WINDPOWER 2013 in Chicago to announce
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05/07/2013
S&C Electric Company, a leader in renewable energy integration, announced it was awarded a $2.6MM contract by Sweetwater Wind to upgrade a portion of their 585 MW wind farm in Sweetwater, Texas. This
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05/06/2013
Steve Grady of Cymbet explains the company's chipscale battery technology
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05/06/2013
Microwave oven cooks up solar cell material
University of Utah metallurgists used an old microwave oven to produce a nanocrystal semiconductor rapidly using cheap, abundant and less toxic metals than other semiconductors. They hope it will
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05/06/2013
The Geothermal Energy Association and Gold Level Sponsor, Ormat, will host the third annual National Geothermal Summit (#GEASummit2013), in alliance with the Geothermal Resources Council, UC Davis'
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05/06/2013
ABB, a leading power technology and grid interconnection solutions provider for the wind industry, announced developments from the floor at the annual AWEA WINDPOWER 2013 conference and exhibition. Technologies
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05/06/2013
TO247 4-pin Package for CoolMOS MOSFETs offers significant efficiency gains in hard-switching topologies
Infineon Technologies introduced a TO 247 4-pin package, where the added fourth pin acts as a Kelvin source to effectively reduce the parasitic inductance of the source lead of the power MOSFET. The
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05/06/2013
World Energy Solutions names Martha Danly COO
World Energy Solutions, a leading energy management services firm, announced it has named Martha Danly as its Chief Operating Officer, promoting her from Chief Product Officer, a position she had
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05/03/2013
In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development; and is often the sponsor of pilot projects according to Dr Emelly Mutambatsere,
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05/03/2013
A member of TI's energy-harvesting development team demonstrates a wireless
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05/03/2013
Load-balancing battery systems
In this PSDcast we talk to Linear Technology's Sam Nork, Director of Linear's Boston Design Center, about battery systems, lifetime and performance considerations, and load balancing as a tool
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05/03/2013
A long term strategic plan by the European Commission (EC) to rebuild the European economy by investing in the development of new technologies is now reached the stage where it will start to have
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05/03/2013
RGS Energy and Smart Energy Capital (SEC), are helping Church Farm School in Exton, Pennsylvania save hundreds of thousands of dollars in utility costs, while significantly reducing their greenhouse
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05/02/2013
The 2013 World Energy Congress Organizing Committee announced today some of the significant program topics that will be discussed by leading figures in the energy sector at the world's premier energy
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05/02/2013
JA Solar Holdings, one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced it has commenced mass production of metal wrap-through ("MWT") solar cells. The Company's
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05/02/2013
Yole Developpement is organizing a Market Briefing at PCIM Europe 2013. This event will take place on May 15, 2013, Hall 9 - Forum Area #461 - FREE REGISTRATION. Wideband gap semiconductor is a
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05/02/2013
Exchange testing program strengthens cooperation between Power-One and Phono Solar
Power-One, a leading global manufacturer of renewable energy, energy-efficient power conversion and management solutions and Phono Solar, a global renewable energy solutions manufacturer, today
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05/01/2013
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