2020-05-20 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

Vertical GaN Devices Enable Next-Gen Power Systems

To fully exploit the properties of GaN, NexGen Power Systems Inc. is fabricating vertical power devices using homoepitaxial GaN on GaN substrates...

2020-03-13 - Anne-Françoise Pelé

The EU Tackles Climate Change With New Hydrogen Alliance

The European Commission has unveiled an industrial strategy that sees hydrogen playing a crucial role in Europe’s transition to a sustainable future.

2020-02-27 - Bill Schweber

Blog: Energy Harvesting Isn’t as New as We Thought

An example is the noble thermocouple, which is commonly used as an energy-harvesting transducer when it's not doing duty as a temperature sensor.

2019-10-23 - Bill Schweber

Blog: Power-Saving Issues Exacerbated by Meaningless Metrics

There are so many conflicting and error-laden numbers available about energy sources and consumption that making sense of it is a challenge.

2019-10-09 - Cabe Atwell

Ocean Renewable Energy Technology Roundup

When it comes to sources for renewable energy, tidal flow and moving waters are more predictable than sunshine or wind. Technological developments are opening new doors in harnessing that energy...

2017-07-10 - Kyocera

Solid-oxide fuel cell achieves 3kW rating

By utilising exhaust heat from power generation, the new system delivers 52% generation efficiency and total energy efficiency of 90% with exhaust heat recovery, according to Kyocera.

2017-05-17 - Enevate

Si-dominant Li-ion batt bags safety certs

Enevate’s HD-Energy technology delivers 4x energy density to products and processes now certified to UN 38.3, UL 1642, UL 2054, CTIA/IEEE 1725, IEC 62133,and IEC 61950.

2017-05-02 - EE Times Asia

GaN transistors boost PV inverter efficiency

650V GaN transistors deliver performance five times better than silicon or silicon carbide products.

2017-03-02 - Solar Frontier

Solar panel modules set efficiency ratings record

Solar Frontier’s CIS thin-film solar cell mini- and sub- modules have been rated above 19% by NI AIST and Fraunhofer Institute.

- Fujitsu

Cathode material boosts all-solid-state battery dev’t

FDK and Fujitsu have developed a lithium cobalt pyrophosphate cathode, paving the way for all-solid-state batteries with higher voltage and capacity.

2017-01-18 - Julien Happich

Thermoelectric generator delivers 1.2mW from 40°C gradient

TEGnology claims it has made a materials breakthrough that could expand the market well beyond industrial use cases.

2016-09-04 - Linear Technology

18V prioritiser reduces operating current to 3.6µA

With up to 18V operating capability, the LTC4420 accommodates a wide range of power sources.