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The car in front is a Toyota with SiC

Toyota's trials of SiC power devices signal growth and more growth for this wideband gap semiconductor market, reports Compound Semiconductor.

Earlier this year, Toyota unveiled plans to trial SiC diodes and transistors in its Camry hybrid prototype and fuel cell bus.


Delta awarded DOE grant to develop a high-efficiency compact GaN-based on-board charger for plug-in electric vehicles

Delta Products Corporation (DPC), a Delta Group company headquartered in Fremont, CA, is pleased to announce their participation in a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) $3.0 million award for the development of a high-efficiency, high-density, 6.6kW bidirectional on-board charger for plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs)


Power devices: Growth is back again...

Finally, 2014 has been a year when the power electronics market started to grow again.
Power electronics is everywhere where the management of power is crucial for the system, such as electric vehicle, wind turbine, photovoltaics, transmission and distribution, rail traction, UPS...


Amazon Web Services to use 150 MW wind farm power to supply its datacenters

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that it has teamed with Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) to support the construction and operation of a 150 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, called the Amazon Web Services Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge).


Electrovaya and Mondelez Canada working on a Lithium Ion powered battery system for Forklifts

Electrovaya Inc. (TSX: EFL) today announced that it is working with Mondelez Canada on forklift batteries. This should enhance productivity, reduce emissions and reduce power requirements by up to 35% by replacing lead acid batteries with Lithium Ion 2.0 technology.


IXYS announces the acquisition of RadioPulse

Fabless IC Company adds RF Transceivers and SoC Products for IoT Market.

IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS), an international power semiconductor and IC company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RadioPulse.



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