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Wolfspeed, A Cree Company, announced today that Gruppo PBM, a leader in industrial battery chargers, is using Wolfspeed™ SiC MOSFETs in its new HF9 battery charger family to enable higher efficiency and power density at a lower overall system cost.

Demand for safe, efficient and fast-charging industrial batteries has increased exponentially along with the proliferation of power electronics.

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received an order worth around $130 million from electric cooperative Great River Energy to upgrade an existing HVDC (high-voltage direct current) connection in the US. The ± 400 kilovolt HVDC transmission system provides a vital link for transferring 1,000-megawatts of electricity between Underwood, North Dakota and Buffalo, Minnesota, a distance of 700 kilometers. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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The massive deployment of renewable electricity sources namely photovoltaic (PV) and wind is generating new business opportunities, especially within the power electronics industry. Indeed, according to Yole Développement’s analysts, the demand for PV and wind inverters is growing and the related market should exceed 152 GW by 2021.

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Wolfspeed, A Cree Company, announced that Gruppo PBM, a leader in industrial battery chargers, is using Wolfspeed™ SiC MOSFETs in its new HF9 battery charger family to enable higher efficiency and power density at a lower overall system cost.

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As part of its strategy of reducing its passengers' carbon footprint easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has unveiled plans for a revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft which could save around 50,000 tonnes of fuel and the associated CO2 emissions per year.

 

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Toyota and its subsidiary Daihatsu have reached an agreement whereby Daihatsu will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota by way of a share exchange (expected to be completed in August 2016).

The purpose of the agreement is to develop of ever-better cars by adopting a unified strategy for the small car segment, under which both companies will be free to focus on their core competencies. Ultimately, this will help Daihatsu and Toyota to attain their joint goal of achieving sustainable growth.

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