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Turn Transfer Switches into Critical Power Information Portals

October 3, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., U.S.A. — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, announces the availability of its updated 5170 Transfer Switch Communication Module. The new device installs in ASCO Automatic Transfer Switches to provide a portal for monitoring and controlling critical power equipment. Click the following links to view the product webpage, datasheet, and video. Transfer switches provide the ideal location for monitoring critical power systems. Situated between power sources and loads, they offer a pathway for collecting power data and controlling important backup power functions. By adding new digital IO to its existing Ethernet and RS485 capabilities, the 5170

Shifted Energy to Equip 2,400 Water Heaters in Hawaii with Grid-Interactive Technology to Create Virtual Power Plant

October 2, 2019

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Honolulu

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Hawaii

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United States

Shifted Energy has signed an agreement to incorporate its industry-leading grid-interactive water heaters (GIWH) into Hawaiian Electric Company’s emerging grid services market as part of a Grid Services Purchase Agreement led by Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), the largest provider of software-as-a-service for grid operations in North America. Shifted Energy will install up to 2,400 GIWH systems across Oahu and Maui, with a specific focus on hard-to-reach customers including low- and moderate-income, apartment dwellers, and renter communities. Under a five-year contract beginning in 2020, the combined GIWH systems will function as a 2.5-megawatt virtual power plant (VPP), making it one of the largest

PRACTICAL RESOURCE INTRODUCES PHOTONIC TECHNOLOGIES

September 30, 2019

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Norwood

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MA

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United States

NORWOOD, MA -- Artech House today announced the publication Photonic Applications for Radio Systems and Networks, by Fabio Cavaliere and Antonio D’Errico. This hands-on, practical new resource provides optical network designers with basic but necessary information about radio systems air interface and radio access network architecture, protocols, and interfaces, using 5G use cases as relevant example. The book introduces mobile network designers to the transmission modeling techniques for the design of a radio access optical network. The main linear and non-linear propagation effects in optical fiber are covered. The book introduces mobile network designers to the optical technologies used in

Electriq Power Signs Volume Agreement With Large International Manufacturer to Supply Company’s PowerPod Technology

September 24, 2019

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Danvers

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MA

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United States

Dear editors, Electriq Power, the home energy storage and monitoring systems developer, has signed a high-volume white label production agreement for its PowerPod technology, with one of the world’s largest providers of solar products. The release is below and online here. Electriq will deliver multiple elements of white labeled PowerPod systems, with the manufacturer marketing and servicing the product under their product brand, through an extensive U.S. distribution network. The contract also calls for Electriq to provide system integration, product packaging, testing and certifications, communications, firmware, software portals, a Network Operations Center (NOC), and associated user apps. This is the largest order

Hydrostor Announces Close of US$37 Million Growth Financing

September 20, 2019

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Toronto

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Canada

Hydrostor, a leading developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, announced today the closing of US$37 million (C$49 million) in growth financing. RBC Capital Markets acted as Hydrostor’s advisor on the transaction. Meridiam, the global developer, asset and fund manager specializing in sustainable infrastructure and energy transition projects, has formed a strategic partnership to support the origination and development of Hydrostor projects. Elisabeth Hivon, partner at Meridiam, has joined Hydrostor’s Board of Directors. Renewable energy developer and independent power producer Elemental Energy participated in the fundraising. Hydrostor also received additional funding from existing investors including Canoe Financial, ArcTern

Meet Electric Building Code and Save Hours in Surge Protection Monitoring

September 19, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., September 20, 2019 — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, offers the Model 459 Exterior Circuit Surge Protection Hub. The ASCO 400 SERIES SPDs provide class-leading surge mitigation capabilities. Click the following links to view the product webpage, data sheet, product video, and white paper.   The ASCO Model 459 Exterior Circuit Surge Protection Hub is a surge protected tap box designed to simplify compliance with Florida Building Code (FBC) articles 449.3.15.6 & 450.3.19.5 while adopting the NEC 314.28 wiring practices to ensure secure and long-lasting tap connections. Both FBC articles require all exterior electrical circuits to be surge protected

Electriq Power Welcomes Google Energy Strategist Neha Palmer as Board Member and Jan Klube as Vice President of Engineering

September 17, 2019

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San Leandro

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California

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United States

Electriq Power, developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management and monitoring solutions, is pleased to announce that Neha Palmer, Director of Operations and Energy Strategy at Google, has joined the Board of Directors, and Jan Klube, formerly of Enphase Energy, has joined as Vice President of Engineering. Neha Palmer currently leads the team that procures energy and electric infrastructure for Google Inc. A key responsibility includes managing the company’s energy portfolio and sourcing as much renewable energy as possible to power Google’s operations. As a result of these initiatives, the company has been able to match its entire

Energy Storage North America 2019 to Host Third Annual California Germany Bilateral Energy Conference

September 17, 2019

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San Diego

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CA

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United States

The Third Annual California-Germany Bilateral Energy Conference (CGBEC), a collaboration between the California Energy Commission and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, will take place on November 5, 2019, in San Diego. This conference will highlight key energy policy drivers and challenges for California and Germany and will provide a platform for presenting and discussing experiences and lessons learned. The CGBEC will take place alongside the Energy Storage North America (ESNA) Conference & Exhibition, the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage in North America. CGBEC and ESNA will provide an unprecedented opportunity

Unipower announces new president, John Spillane

September 17, 2019

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Coral Spriongs

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FL

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United States

UNIPOWER LLC, a leading manufacturer of power products announces the addition of John Spillane as President. Spillane officially joined the company on June 10, 2019, with 20 plus years of leadership experience with various global industrial products and automotive parts manufacturing and private equity firms, both domestic and abroad. He has a track record of success in strategic revenue growth, operational excellence, turnaround management, new product development, cost reductions and increasing shareholder value. “The future is very bright here at UNIPOWER; we have many opportunities for growth in both our existing core markets, as well as the new markets we

CEP Technologies Launches New Site For Markets That Need Stampings - Miniature To Small

September 11, 2019

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Yonkers

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New York

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United States

CEP Technologies Corp. has launched a new website for manufacturers that need custom miniature to small progressive stampings. Streamlined navigation makes the site easy to access for automotive OEMs. The site is also designed to support a diverse group of industries that range from telecommunications, consumer goods and EMI/RFI shielding to electrical switches, medical devices, battery contacts, power protection and oil and gas and market spaces in between.   The IATF 16949:2016 certified medium to high-volume stamper can design and fabricate progressive tooling for complex parts based on CAD, DXF, DWG or STP file formats. CEP’s prototyping services can test

Cementex Announces Insulating Rubber Apron Now Available with New Belt Strap

September 11, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Cementex Announces Insulating Rubber Apron Now Available with New Belt Strap Ideal for technicians working on or around battery storage systems Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of its insulating rubber apron, now available with a new belt strap and is ideal for working on or around battery storage systems. The apron is a good choice for technicians who have to reach over energized conductors to perform standard maintenance. The new belt strap allows for easy cinching at the waist to help decrease the risk of the apron dragging across batteries. With a base material

Dow showcases new materials at The Battery Show North America 2019

September 10, 2019

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Novi

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Michigan

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United States

Dow showcases new materials at The Battery Show North America 2019 Automotive electronic specialists invite attendees to discuss latest materials innovations   NOVI, Mich. – Sept. 10, 2019 – Dow Performance Silicones, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation is showcasing at The Battery Show North America 2019 (booth #811) new materials and capabilities for electric vehicle (EV) and battery pack designers to help manage thermal, adhesion, sealing and throughput challenges. Specifically, Dow is featuring at its booth its newest adhesion and conductive materials innovations: DOWSIL™ EA-4700 CV Adhesive and DOWSIL™ EC-6601 Electrically Conductive Adhesive. Other industry-leading Dow

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Highlights Resistance Welding, Pulsed Arc Welding and Laser Processing Equipment for Battery Pack Manufacturing at The Battery Show 2019

September 10, 2019

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Monrovia

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CA

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United States

Amada Miyachi America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and systems, will highlight its latest equipment selections for battery manufacturing applications at The Battery Show 2019, to be held September 10-12, 2019, in Novi, Michigan. Visit Booth # 2552 in the Suburban Collection Showplace to see CD-V Series capacitive discharge (CD) welding power supplies with TL-V weld heads and the LMWS workstation paired with the LMF70-HP pulsed fiber laser for marking and welding. Also on display will be the MM-400A desktop resistance weld checker and the MM-410A handheld resistance weld tester. The

Lithium Battery company Lithium Werks acquiring System Integrator LiiON

September 9, 2019

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Enschede

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Netherlands

Lithium Werks B.V. (www.lithiumwerks.com), a fast-growing lithium-ion battery and portable power solutions group, announces the acquisition of energy storage system integrator LiiON, LLC (http://liionllc.com/). The closing of the acquisition is expected to be finalized in the fourth quarter, pending customary closing conditions. “Liion is a truly complementary fit with talented people, innovative solutions and leading customers in the fast-growing verticals of UPS (uninterrupted power supply) data centers, telecom, cable and other energy storage markets,” said T. Joseph Fisher III, CEO, Lithium Werks. “As a result of this acquisition, Lithium Werks will be able to offer both new and existing customers

KORE Power Increases Gigawatt Capacity for Mark 1 Energy Storage System Production

September 5, 2019

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COEUR D’ALENE

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Idaho

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United States

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, Sept. 05, 2019 -- KORE Power, a leading developer of high density, high voltage energy storage solutions, today provides an update about the manufacturing, assembly, testing and development process for its Mark 1 Energy Storage System in advance of expected production in Q1 2020. The KORE Power team met with manufacturing partner, Do-Fluoride Chemicals (DFD), last month at DFD’s plant in Jiaozuo, China to enhance the structural design of the Mark 1 solution and review the cell technology and processes for manufacturing, assembly and quality control. The trip was a success and KORE Power anticipates that production of

ASCO Power Technologies Broadens Connectivity Options for Critical Power Management Systems

September 3, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., September 3, 2019 — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, has expanded the capabilities of its ASCO 5160 SERIES PowerQuest Connectivity Units (PCS). The ASCO PowerQuest Critical Power Management System (CPMS) has always provided class-leading communications for critical equipment monitoring networks. ASCO’s newest Connectivity Units ease deployment of redundant communication pathways and increase flexibility for network designers. At the heart of every ASCO CPMS is a network that transmits data using Ethernet. ASCO Connectivity Units convert data from power devices to Ethernet and connect power devices to the CPMS platform. Using ASCO

Powerful and configurable DC/DC converters

August 28, 2019

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Middletown

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PA

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United States

Phoenix Contact’s new QUINT DC/DC converters incorporate proven QUINT features, like Power Boost,  Selective Fuse Breaking (SFB) technology, and an integrated passive interface, for improved reliability and easy configuration. The QUINT DC/DC converters provide a precise DC voltage. They can alter voltage levels, amplify voltage at the end of long cables, or enable the creation of independent supply systems by means of electrical isolation. The new generation has a dynamic power boost with up to 200 percent of the rated current for up to five seconds when starting heavy loads. A secure passive interface makes it easy to configure monitoring

NOVONIX to Provide Battery Development and Testing Services to KORE Power

August 20, 2019

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COEUR D'ALENE

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Idaho

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United States

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 20, 2019 -- KORE Power and Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc. (“NOVONIX”, a subsidiary of Novonix Ltd (ASX:NVX), have entered into a testing and consulting services agreement in relation to KORE Power’s suite of lithium-ion battery technology, the Mark 1 Energy Storage System. KORE Power will conduct research and development with NOVONIX to improve their battery technology utilizing NOVONIX’s proprietary battery cell testing technologies. The project will support KORE Power’s objectives of building high quality energy storage systems and battery cell manufacturing in North America. “The team at NOVONIX will collaborate with KORE Power in our

Quest Controls Announces that the RSC 1000 HVAC Control System has Successfully been Modeled into MegaSys Telenium Software

August 20, 2019

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Palmetto

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Florida

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United States

Quest Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce that MegaSys® Telenium® users can now add the Quest RSC 1000™ driver to their instance of the software to monitor alarms, input status and trending and make setpoint changes.  The RSC 1000 is the most sophisticated HVAC control system available today and uses Quest’s patented adaptive economizer control algorithm to optimize the amount of time free cooling can be used thereby reducing the run time required for air conditioning compressors.  This increases the effective life span of the HVAC system and reduces energy costs.   The RSC 1000 communicates with Telenium using SNMPv3

UNIPOWER Announces New Executive Vice President of Sales, Frank DeLattre

August 19, 2019

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Coral Springs

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FL

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United States

UNIPOWER Announces New Executive Vice President of Sales, Frank DeLattre August 19, 2019 (Coral Springs, FL) – UNIPOWER LLC, a leading manufacturer of power products announces the addition of Frank DeLattre as Executive Vice President of Sales. Mr. DeLattre joins the Company with 20+ years of experience with exceptional results in sales, marketing and operations at strategic & operational levels in the AC/DC power supply and uninterruptable power supply industries for applications in data centers, telecommunications industrial and medical markets. Prior to UNIPOWER, Frank held senior sales & marketing positions at Vycon, Pentadyne Power Corp, Cherokee International and Active Power.

ASCO Power Technologies Offers EMI Filter with Surge Suppression for Industrial Automation

August 15, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

Florham Park, N.J., [August 15, 2019] — ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, offers the Model 277 Surge Protective Device (SPD) for reducing noise while protecting industrial control circuits from transient overvoltages. The ASCO 200 SERIES SPDs have always provided class-leading surge mitigation capabilities. The Model 277 brings the added value of noise reduction to industrial automation circuits. Click the following links to view the product webpage, datasheet, and product video. The ASCO Model 277 is a series-connected high-frequency noise filter and surge suppressor that is ideal for improving power quality and protecting mission-critical loads up to 20 amps. Available for

Cementex Announces New Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set

August 2, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the new Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set, ideal for measuring overhead and underground voltages. The new Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set handles 0–40 kilovolts (kV) and can be used on higher voltages up to 240 kV if used with additional pairs of extension resistors. The device automatically adjusts the voltage display to match resistors if used. With three operation modes, AC, Hi-Pot, and DC, the Digital Voltage Phasing Meter Set features a large easy to read digital display and analog bar graph, with a lighted background that can be turned on

Fujitsu Develops Power Relay for 6.6kW EV/PHV On-Board Chargers

July 30, 2019

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San Jose

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CA

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United States

Fujitsu Components America, Inc. has announced it is sampling a 6.6kW (32A-250VAC) switching automotive relay for on-board battery chargers in electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles (EV/PHV). Volume production is expected to begin in March 2020. The FTR-K5 is a 1 Form A PCB relay series that assists with faster EV/PHV battery charging while also meeting automotive vibration and shock resistance specifications. Moreover, its 105degC temperature rating and 8mm insulation distance between coil and contact exceed those of any currently available power relay in this class. The relay features a 5,000VAC withstand voltage between coil and contact and 1,000VAC between adjacent contacts. Despite

Falcon Electric Introduces Extreme Temperature Option to SSG-RP Industrial UPS

July 23, 2019

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Irwindale

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CA

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United States

Falcon Electric, Inc., a leader in industrial UPS systems, announces its new SSG-RP-1H models that protect military and industrial systems in extreme temperature environments against power problems. The new 800VA to 2kVA extreme temperature models are an option to Falcon’s SSG-RP models and are UL recognized to operate reliably in -40°C to 70°C (-40ºF to 158ºF) environments. Like the SSG-RP, the optional 1H models feature ruggedized components that lower total cost of ownership (TCO) by dramatically reducing servicing and downtime. Falcon’s new SSG-RP-1H is an extreme-temperature online UPS with ruggedized features specifically designed for applications in harsh environments that are

Cementex Announces Durable, Oversized Storage Canisters for Arc Flash PPE Task Wear

July 19, 2019

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Boston

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MASSACHUSETTS

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, a national leader in the manufacture of electrical safety solutions, announces the availability of its PPE storage canisters, which provide ultimate protection for arc flash suits with hoods or face shields, thanks to its oversized 14” diameter. These extra-large, ultra-durable hardsided arc flash storage canisters are designed to withstand the harshest environments and safely store technicians’ most delicate and valuable PPE items. At 14” in diameter and 16” tall, the canister’s extra-large dimensions enable storage of large PPE items, such as a complete Category 4 Arc Flash PPE Kit with a ventilated hood. The canisters also