2016-12-21 - STMicroelectronics

Reduce power dissipation through bus hold circuitry

Bus hold replaces pull-up resistors for power dissipation reduction, and also to save on space and costs.

2016-11-30 - Akshat Jain, Ranajay Mallik

Cut standby drain to increase energy efficiency

A typical household appliance consumes standby power in the 0.5W to 5W range. Reducing that unwanted energy consumption can help…

- Akshat Jain, Ranajay Mallik

Getting standby power below 50mW

Here's a system developed with STMicroelectronics' VIPer0P device to help you cut standby power in a typical application to below…

2016-11-15 - Vivek Nanda

Artificial photosynthesis gets closer to viability

A thin-film process can increase artificial photosynthesis efficiency in producing electricity and oxygen by over a factor of 100.

2016-11-14 - GE

GE adds metal-clad switchgear to MV portfolio

GE expands its medium-voltage offering with the launch of IEEE OEM modules, a retrofit vacuum circuit breaker and a metal-clad…

2016-10-21 - Nick Flaherty

Smart power system provides up to 8kW AC output

The power management software stores excess energy from a renewable source such as a photovoltaic array or wind turbine and…

2016-10-07 - Dr. Lorenzo Grande

Li-ion batteries still prone to catching fire

Li-ion batteries are still prone to catching fire and endangering their owners.

2016-09-15 - Analog Devices

16-channel DAS simplifies smart grid design

The AD7616 operates from a single 5V supply and can accommodate ±10V, ±5V and ±2.5V true bipolar input signals.

2016-09-14 - Maxim Integrated Products

Cell-string optimiser improves solar output

The cell-string optimisers are highly integrated DC-DC converters perform maximum power point tracking deep inside the PV module.

2016-09-11 - Vishay Intertechnology

Thin-film resistors offer 4x power dissipation

The devices are effective whether the application needs full power capability or a fraction of the nominal rated dissipation for…