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Benefits of CoolSiC MOSFETs in Bi-Directional Inverter Applications - July 2021
With the move to renewable energy, there is an increased focus not only on generation but also storage, to make the most of the intermittent supply from wind and solar. Batteries are the common...
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Powering Low-Power Sensors for the Internet of Things - May 2021 April, 22 2021
Low-power sensors for the Internet of Things will be embedded into streets, offices and factories to collect data for years and share it with the cloud, most likely wirelessly. The use of batteries as a power source is one of the key areas developers have to address. It comprises many issues around limited lifetimes, product sustainability, manufacturing materials, shipment issues and the disposal of the battery at the end of its life.
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Factorized Power Accelerates Coral Reef Restoration -issue 3/2020 July, 06 2020
According to the latest figures over 70% of the world’s coastlines are eroding, with 200 million people worldwide reliant on the protection that coral reefs offer. With 99% of remaining reefs projected to disappear by 2040, communities and livelihoods are at risk in areas such as Mexico, Indonesia and numerous smaller island habitats around the world. CCell uses renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and wave energy to power their reef growing systems...
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New Energy Harvesting ICs Power Sensors - issue 6/2015 November, 24 2015
So far various types of sensors were routinely connected by wires to their power sources. today it is possible to install reliable, industrial strength wireless sensors that can operate for years on a small battery...
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The Power and Potential of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting - issue 7/2013 November, 04 2013
The process of piezoelectric energy harvesting - that of converting mechanical energy into electrical - has rapdily gained momentum in recent years for anumber of reasons, primarily due to its energy efficiency and invironmental benefits....
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