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Serving the Power Grid

June 2015
RS Components adds Infineon IGBT modules to power semi portfolio

Infineon IGBT modules

RS Components, a distributor for engineers, has added 75 new Infineon IGBT modules to its portfolio of over 200 products from leading vendors, bringing greater choice to designers and installers seeking energy-efficient solutions to power conversion and control challenges. The new modules are suitable for applications
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06/23/2015
New York’s aggressive efforts to expand its clean energy economy are continuing to produce impressive results, with the state ranking third in the nation in new solar capacity during the first quarter of 2015. New York trailed only California and Nevada in Q1, according to the recently released U.S. Solar
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06/19/2015
SEL introduces reliable and secure microgrid control system

SEL microgrid control system

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) announced the release of its latest line of microgrid control system solutions. The microgrid control system builds on the proven design and capabilities of SEL’s POWERMAX Power Management and Control System and makes use of SEL’s decades of experience in power system
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06/19/2015

Tony McGrail of Doble Engineering on next-gen grid infrastructures

Tony McGrail of Doble Engineering

In this PSDcast Tony McGrail of Doble Engineering talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the grid infrastructure and maintaining performance and safety as it migrates into a smarter grid. Doble's diagnostic instruments, services, and library of statistically-significant apparatus test results benefit
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06/18/2015
In this episode of PSDtv perSolar describes their Smart Solar Thermal Trough Collector for Power Systems Design at Intersolar Europe 2015. Their TLC-1000 is an innovative,
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06/17/2015
California has become the first state in the nation to top 10,000 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, which was just released by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). California has more solar assets than most nations,
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06/17/2015
Cree's next-gen 900V SiC MOSFET now at Mouser

Cree C3M SiC power MOSFET

Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, is stocking the C3M family of silicon carbide power MOSFETs from Cree. The latest breakthrough in silicon carbide (SiC) power device technology and the industry's first SiC 900V MOSFET platform, the C3M Power
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06/17/2015
In diesem Episode von PSDtv beschreibt ensotec ihre intelligent energy storage system für Power Systems Design auf der Intersolar Europe 2015. Die EnergieEigenNutzung (EEN)
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06/16/2015
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces five new partnerships that will award up to $6.5 million in federal funds to technical teams throughout the country. The cost-shared projects with industry, universities, and other
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06/16/2015
Intersolar award 2015 winners announced

The Intersolar Award was presented during an official ceremony at the Innovation Exchange at Intersolar Europe

Intersolar Europe, a leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners, presented the Intersolar Award, for groundbreaking solutions in the categories of Photovoltaics (PV) and Solar Projects in Europe. This year for the eighth time, the award was presented during an official ceremony at the Innovation
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06/16/2015
The Department of the Interior (DOI) announced the approval of the first three solar energy projects on federal lands in Nevada under the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Western Solar Plan. The three Nevada projects – Invenergy’s Harry Allen Solar Energy Center, First Solar’s Playa Solar Project, and
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06/15/2015
Rising demand for electricity has spurred considerable growth in the Chinese power generation, transmission and distribution industries in recent years. Yet as the amount of power generated and distributed has increased, so too have the losses. According to CWIEME Shanghai sponsor CEEIA (China Electrical Equipment
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06/15/2015
AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications, presents the Thyrobox VR, a voltage regulator for low voltage 400V electricity supply grids, at the Hannover fair in hall 13 booth C10. Thyrobox VR solves problems
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06/15/2015
STMicro's latest 1200V IGBTs tout low-frequency performance

S-series 1200V IGBTs

S-series 1200V IGBTs from STMicroelectronics are optimized for the lowest combined conduction and turn-off losses at switching frequencies up to 8kHz, to increase the power-conversion efficiency of uninterruptible power supplies, solar generators, welders, industrial motor drives, and similar equipment.   The
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06/12/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Bosch describes their latest hybrid energy storage system and future energy management tech for Power Systems Design at Intersolar 2015. Their BPT-S
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06/12/2015
Ericsson releases Internet of Things comic book

Internet of Things Comic Book

The Internet of Things will have a profound impact in the future. Enabling anything to be connected and providing ’smartness’ to these connected things will bring value across a number of sectors in the Networked Society. But the Internet of Things, or IoT for short, is not always that easily explained. Ericsson
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06/10/2015
IBC SOLAR unveils MonoSol ZX Black high-performance monocrystalline solar module

IBC MonoSol ZX Black

IBC SOLAR, one of the world's leading system houses for photovoltaics (PV), is introducing a new addition to its line of solar modules. The new, European-manufactured IBC MonoSol ZX Black modules are exceptionally powerful and durable and come with comprehensive warranties. Uniform black cells, back sheets and
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06/10/2015
UniEnergy taps AEG Power Solutions for battery energy storage systems

AEG Power Solutions storage converters

AEG Power Solutions, a provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications, announced it has been chosen by UniEnergy Technologies (UET) to supply Protect SC.600 storage converters for their Uni.System. UET produces innovative large-scale battery
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06/09/2015
The International Conference on Electric Fuses and their Applications to be held in Dresden in September 2015, is the 10th in a series of conferences which began in 1976. Electric fuses play a vital role in the protection of low, medium, and high-voltage power systems, power electronic systems, electric vehicles,
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06/09/2015
Tollgrade Communications shared its latest findings on its grid modernisation project with DTE Energy to predict power outages before they occur, in a second Predictive Grid Quarterly Report now available for download. It is estimated that U.S businesses lose on average $15,709 every 30 minutes during a power
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06/09/2015
IBC SOLAR showcases compact DC storage solution for private homes at Intersolar Europe

IBC SOLAR has on-site support for the initial installation of storage systems

IBC SOLAR AG, a leader in photovoltaic systems, will present a preview of the expansion of its storage portfolio at Intersolar Europe. The DC-coupled IBC SolStore Li relies on quality components from German manufacturers. The core element of the system is an inverter from the German manufacturer Steca Elektronik
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06/09/2015
A new report from Navigant Research examines the market opportunity for energy service companies (ESCOs) and energy performance contracting (EPC), including market forecasts for the United States and Europe, segmented by customer type and technology, through 2024. As potential ESCO customers continue
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06/08/2015
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) announces that the 2015 edition of its The Power Technology Roadmap is now available. The report, which forecasts the power technology and power delivery trends through 2019, includes a printed report along with a feature-rich USB memory drive containing recorded
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06/08/2015
Jens Hartmann von IsabellenhÃtte Ãber Messtechnik

Alix Paultre von Power Systems Design

In diesem PSDcast spricht Jens Hartmann, Sales Director ISAscale bei der Isabellenhütte, während der PCIM Messe mit Alix Paultre von Power Systems Design über das Thema Messtechnik. Der neue ILF Stromsensor der Isabellenhütte deckt einen Messbereich von bis zu 60 Amper ab und zeigt den fließenden Strom
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06/05/2015
Senior U.S. and Pakistani officials, along with representatives from Arizona State University and other U.S. and Pakistani universities, officially launched the U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies (USPCAS), a $127 million investment from the United States building partnerships in higher education and
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06/05/2015
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU) announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL’s 4.8 million customers and serve as an innovative research operation. The project involves
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06/05/2015
ViZn Energy Systems (ViZn), a leading provider of energy storage systems for microgrid and utility applications, announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Jabil Circuit, a design, manufacturing and supply chain management service provider, to manufacture ViZn’s redox flow batteries in
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06/03/2015
Power management company Eaton announced its integrated power management solutions are validated to operate with SimpliVity’s leading hyperconverged infrastructure solution that combines all the data center services and functions below the hypervisor onto commodity x86 systems. The industry’s first power
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06/03/2015
INTEPRO three-phase utility grid simulator uses regenerative power

PAS-F Series programmable three-phase utility grid simulators

Intepro Systems, a leader in power component and power system automated test equipment (ATE), announced the introduction of the PAS-F Series of programmable three-phase utility grid simulators. The PAS-F system combines utility grid simulation and regenerative bi-directional AC source that is capable of both
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06/02/2015
Leading hi-tech analysts at Juniper Research are forecasting that the telematics sector will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally by 2019. Smartphone-based models have become the key disruptor
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06/02/2015
MIRA, a leading engineering, research and test consultancy with capabilities in electrical and hybrid systems, has announced a collaborative agreement with Fundação Parque
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06/01/2015
CWIEME Shanghai doubles in size

CWIEME Shanghai

CWIEME Shanghai, Asia’s first dedicated exhibition for the transformer and electric motor manufacturing industries, has increased the number, quality, and variety of its exhibitors, and is anticipating almost twice the number of visitors for its 2015 edition this June. Taking place across 11,000m2 at the newly
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06/01/2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Notice of Determination for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), affirming that the updated code will result in energy savings in residential buildings. DOE analysis indicates that buildings meeting the 2015 IECC (as compared with buildings
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Date:
06/01/2015
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