FSP Enters Energy Storage Systems with EMERGY Series Portable Home Batteries

FSP, the performance power specialist, announces a new line of Energy Storage System (ESS) products. The EMERGY 3000 Series comes in 2.6kWh (Li-ion) or 1.7kWh (Lithium Iron Phosphate) models and the EMERGY 1000 Series provides 900Wh (Li-Ion) of portable power. As a home battery, the fast-charging EMERGY series excels at solar power storage and emergency power delivery. With their portable suitcase design they also function well as a clean and noiseless power pack for camping, outdoor concerts and events, emergency response and more.

Latin America’s Largest Electric Company Selects Itron Technology to Support Grid Modernization

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced that it will work with Eletrobras, a major Brazilian electric utility and the largest power utility in Latin America, to modernize its electric grid. Eletrobras’ six subsidiary distribution companies will implement Itron’s OpenWay Riva solution – the first-of-its-kind technology featuring adaptive communications technology and distributed computing power to support new smart grid applications on Cisco’s IPv6 network.

Trenergi Unveils Ground-Breaking Fuel Cell Prototype

Trenergi, a Hopkinton, MA-based fuel cell developer, recently demonstrated its breakthrough 1–kilowatt (kW) fuel cell prototype to a group of investors. The fuel cell, based on a radically different design than existing fuel cells, is capable of efficiently and cleanly generating on-site electricity, heat and hot water from most existing fuels.

Colorado Cleantech Invites Executives and Entrepreneurs to Apply for the 2015 Energy Fellows Institute

Colorado Cleantech’s Energy Fellows Institute is now accepting applications from executives and entrepreneurs interested in joining the Spring 2015 program. During a one-week sprint session, the Energy Fellows Institute (EFI) educates experienced entrepreneurs and executives in industry sectors of the advanced energy and cleantech ecosystems.

IHI and Toshiba to Launch Demonstration Research of Ocean Current Power Generation System

IHI Corporation (TOKYO:7013)(“IHI”) and Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502)(“Toshiba”) have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”) as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology - Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”. After concluding the formal contract with NEDO, we will conduct demonstration research of a turbine system driven by the ocean current.

Artesyn Embedded Technologies Announces New Series of 20W High Density DC-DC Converters for Industrial and Rugged Applications

Artesyn Embedded Technologies, formerly Emerson Network Power’s Embedded Computing & Power business, announced the new AXA series of compact 20 W high power density dc-dc converters designed to be used in applications such as battery-operated equipment, instrumentation, distributed power architectures in communications and industrial electronics and other space critical-applications. A fully potted and metal cased construction makes the Artesyn AXA series an ideal choice for harsh environments and enables the modules to operate between minus 40 and plus 85 degrees Celsius. An optional clip-on heat sink is available to extend the thermal performance of the unit in a convection or forced-air environment.

Westinghouse and Ontario Power Generation Sign Agreement to Service Global Nuclear Markets; MOU Covers Service, Refurbishment, Decommissioning and New Plant Projects

Westinghouse Electric Company and Ontario Power Generation, Inc., through its subsidiary, Canadian Nuclear Partners, today announced an agreement that would enable the two companies to work together on a wide range of global nuclear projects.

IDC Announces New Winners of HPC Innovation Excellence Awardsvation Excellence Awards 2

International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced the fourth round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the SC12 supercomputer industry conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior winners were announced at the ISC'11, SC11, and ISC'12 supercomputing conferences.

Toshiba Wins Major Order for Retrofitof Ottumwa Thermal Power Plant in the U.S.

Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that its United States subsidiary in the thermal power generation business, Toshiba International Corporation (TIC), has won a major retrofit order from U.S.-based Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for the supply and installation of components for a steam turbine renewal and the winding of a generator stator coil. All key equipment will be supplied by Toshiba Corporation. TIC, as prime contractor, will start installation and winding work in September 2014 and the order will be completed by the end of 2014.

Intersil Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Results on July 25th

Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) will announce its second quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time. Dave Bell, Intersil's president and chief executive officer, and Jonathan Kennedy, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will provide details on the company's second quarter 2012 financial performance, as well as an outlook for the third quarter of 2012.