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Serving the Power Grid

March 2014
Don Konantz, CEO of Calyx Bio-Ventures on biofuels

Don Konantz, CEO of Calyx Bio-Ventures

In this PSDcast Don Konantz, CEO of Calyx Bio-Ventures, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Sytems Design about the growth of biofuels in the marketplace, from hybrid veyhicles to energy co-generation. Calyx Bio-Ventures is an agricultural technology company focused on renewable fuels including biojet and biodiesel.
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03/31/2014
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, Germany on April 1 - 2. This annual conference and tradeshow event focuses on the latest developments in energy harvesting technologies for applications in
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03/28/2014
New York State’s Advanced Energy Conference, Advanced Energy 2014, will hold its 8th annual conference in the Capital District this year. Based on past success, this will be a not-to-be-missed event. Advanced Energy 2014 is the ideal venue for your company to meet and interact with the researchers, technology
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03/28/2014

Dave Zabetakis and Paul Griffin of Doble Engineering on smart-grid infrastructures

Dave Zabetakis and Paul Griffin of Doble Engineering

In this PSDcast Dave Zabetakis and Paul Griffin of Doble Engineering talk to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the smart grid and the neccessary hardware infrastructure to support it. Doble offers diagnostic instruments, services, and a premier library of statistically-significant apparatus
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03/27/2014
Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop
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03/26/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Atmel demonstratest their latest System-on-Chip (SoC) for smart-metering applications at embedded world 2014 for Power Systems Design. The multiple concerns
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03/25/2014
Fairchild's Optoplanar technology creates advanced 2.5A-output optocoupler

FOD8332 2.5 A IGBT/MOSFET drive optocoupler from Fairchild Semiconductor

System design engineers for industrial applications, such as motor control inverter applications and high performance power systems, are looking for highly integrated gate driving and protection features in a single IC package to simplify design and improve efficiency. The newly-developed FOD8332 from Fairchild
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03/24/2014
Delegates from 23 countries will converge in Berlin on 1-2 April at Energy Harvesting & Storage - Europe's leading event on the topic. The event features end users across multiple verticals presenting and attending to discuss their key energy harvesting needs. The conference and tradeshow looks
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03/21/2014
Sidewinder-based products achieve at least 99.7% reliability after 20 years of 24/7 service

Pulse's Sidewinder AC current sensors

Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, announces the publication of a test report demonstrating the reliability and longevity of its Sidewinder® AC current sensing technology. The report demonstrates that Sidewinder-based products achieve at least 99.7% reliability after 20 years of
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03/20/2014
AutoGrid Systems, a leader in Big Data analytics and cloud computing solutions for the energy industry, announced that it has raised $12.75 million in a Series C financing led by a consortium of strategic investors to expand its operations and bring its breakthrough Big Data analytics and predictive control
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03/14/2014
Tollgrade’s LightHouse grid-reliabilty sensors receive homologation certification in Brazil

LightHouse inductively-powered Smart Grid sensors

Tollgrade Communications, a leader in redefining the standard for reliability at the world’s largest electric utilities and telecommunications providers, announced that their LightHouse® inductively-powered Smart Grid sensors have received Homologation Certification in Brazil from the National Telecommunication
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03/13/2014
Mercom Capital reports VC funding in Smart Grid reached $405 Million in 2013

Top VC Funded Smart Grid Companies in 2013

Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the smart grid sector for 2013. Venture capital (VC) funding into smart grid technology companies came in at $405 million in 63 deals in
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03/13/2014
David Brook of HCC Embedded on creating a low-power smart meter solution

David Brook of HCC Embedded

In this PSDcast David Brook of HCC Embedded talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about creating intelligent systems for smart metering at embedded world 2014. HCC Embedded announced that it has developed an advanced file system, custom designed for the needs of smart-energy and smart-meter applications.
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03/12/2014
Silicon Labs expands ember ZigBee portfolio for the IoT

ARM-based Ember ZigBee SoC portfolio

Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, announced a major expansion to its industry-leading ARM®-based Ember® ZigBee® system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio delivering unmatched wireless performance, energy efficiency and reliability for the Internet of Things (IoT). Silicon
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03/11/2014
IR’s HTH270 and HTM270 high-temp, high-voltage converters serve down-hole applications

IR isolated hybrid hermetic DC-DC converter

International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced the HTH27022S and HTM27092S isolated hybrid hermetic DC-DC converters for high temperature and high shock environments such as oil drilling applications and mud turbine generators.   Featuring an operating case
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03/07/2014
Kerite to show at 2014 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition

high voltage cable

The Kerite Company and Hendrix Wire and Cable, Marmon Group companies providing high quality cable and power distribution products, will be joining forces to showcase a range of products and services at the 2014 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition, to be held April 14-17, 2014,
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03/07/2014

 



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