Renewable Energy

November 2021
PSDcast – Reducing Emissions (and Range Anxiety) Through Electrification

Martin Schulz, Global Principal, Application Engineering, Littelfuse, Inc.

Littelfuse just released a white paper called “Reducing Emissions Through Electrification: "A Path to Sustainable Energy Consumption in the Transportation Sector,” and since it’s relevant to both our December issue, which deals with transportation, and our January issue, which deals with EVs and the ch
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11/29/2021

South Fork Wind Project Earns Final Approval from BOEM

Liz Burdock, president and CEO, Business Network for Offshore Wind

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced a Record of Decision (ROD) for the South Fork Wind  project to begin construction off the coast of New York. South Fork Wind is the second commercial-scale offshore wind project in U.S. waters to complete BOEM review. This follows  the fi
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11/24/2021
Natural Solution to Large-Scale Energy Storage

Professor Xavier Crispin and research engineers Ujwala Ail and Ziyauddin Khan, at the crimper that manufactures coin cell batteries to prove the concept, in the Laboratory of Organic Electronics.

The old saying goes that you could wait for hours to catch a bus and then two come along at once. The subject of last week’s TechTalk was how cellulose derived from trees could be used to make the electrolyte for a solid-state battery that may overcome the previous downsides to the technology (their brittleness
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11/23/2021
PSDcast – Qorvo Acquires UnitedSiC and Expands their Reach Dramatically

The former president and CEO of UnitedSiC, and Qorvo’s new general manager of Power Device Solutions, Dr. Chris Dries.

Two of the leading players in our industry just made a bombshell announcement – Qorvo, a leading provider of RF solutions, acquired United Silicon Carbide, a leading manufacturer of SiC power semiconductors.
Date:
11/05/2021
Qorvo® Acquires United Silicon Carbide (UnitedSiC), a Leading Provider of Silicon Carbide Power Semiconductors
November 4, 2021– Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, has announced that it has acquired Princeton, New Jersey-based United Silicon Carbide (UnitedSiC), a leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors. The acquisition of United Silicon
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Date:
11/04/2021
Best Practices to Enhance Industrial Cybersecurity – Energy Storage System

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Figure 1. Typical scenario of an energy storage system.

In this article, we will share the best practices to safeguard critical infrastructure: the energy storage system for the renewable energy sector. When it comes to renewable energy, we often think of solar or wind farms that bring cleaner electricity to global citizens. It is a great initiative that keeps dri
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Date:
11/01/2021
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