All Entries in the Category : Energy

Alternative Energy and Industrial Power Segments

GE to invest $100M into power electronics consortium

General Electric will invest more than $100 million into the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium, a new public-private partnership including companies such as GlobalFoundries, Lockheed Martin and IBM – Research Triangle Park’s largest employer.

: Energy, IC/Semi, Industrial

Semikron 17ooV modules for industrial motor drives and UPS systems up to 690VAC

New 1700V MiniSKiiP modules, with 6-pack and converter-inverter-brake (CIB) circuit topology, have been introduced by Semikron, expanding its established family of 600V/650V and 1200V MiniSKiiP power modules.

: Energy, Industrial |

Energy Demands of Networked Devices Skyrocket

Networked devices will require more energy than all of Russia by 2025, making efficiency a top priority. Between computers, smartphones, tablets, wearables, and the Internet of things, the number of networked devices around the world is growing rapidly, and all those devices need energy, even if they’re not doing anything. That could be a problem.

: Energy, Trends

Global lighting market expected to reach €110 billion by 2020

The lighting industry, particularly the Light-Emitting Diode (LED) segment is becoming an increasingly predominant business with steady market growth of 12.4% being realized year-on-year from 2010 through to 2013.

: Data, Energy, Industrial

Are Electric Cars Ready?

Are electric cars ready to replace internal combustion models? Which problems remain to be solved, who’s working on them… and are they hiring?

: Auto/Trans, Energy

BMW Is Developing Inductive Charging Systems

Driving pleasure and sustainability are fused together in the all-electric BMW i3 and the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car. Their high-voltage batteries can be recharged quickly and easily by means of the BMW i Wallbox that forms part of the 360° ELECTRIC portfolio.

: Auto/Trans, Energy

Minnesota manufacturer invests in electric motorcycle maker Brammo

TEAM Industries has signed a partnership and investment deal with Brammo, an Oregon maker of electric motorcycles.

: Auto/Trans, Energy