Extracting DC from AC without any magnetics at all? A new solid-state circuit breaker put forth by Amber Solutions in partnership with Infineon Technologies stands to cause some pretty intense waves by displacing the nearly century-old technology upon which our electrical infrastructure is built.
July 06, 2021 by Kate Smith
Meet Dr. Thomas Anthopoulos, Professor of Material Science & Engineering at KAUST Solar Center, who navigates the "materials zoo" to find the best path forward for some of the most promising photovoltaics in the world: organic PVs.
May 31, 2021 by Ingrid Fadelli
Freezing temperatures and rolling blackouts have spurred discussion on whether renewable energy grid integration may be a safety net for future outages. Design-level challenges, however, make this endeavor more complicated than it may seem.
February 19, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
IoT designers are commonly plagued with the issue of long-term deployment. Energy-harvesting paradigms, including a new solar harvesting device from Maxim, may be a promising supplement to battery cells.
January 18, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons