In the market for a new solution? We’ve rounded up, summarized, and linked the latest connectors, cables, assemblies, tools, accessories, and development kits to hit the market. New Product News Connectors, Inserts, Pins, Probes, Sockets, and Modules Bulgin’s new M-Series circular connectors provide reliable data, signal, and power transmission for harsh-environment industrial automation systems, including: Read More >>
Alternative or renewable energy connectors include photovoltaic connectors, electric vehicle charging connectors or those manufactured to SAE J1772 specification. It also includes connectors designed specifically for wind turbines, geothermal energy or hydro power production.
Alternative/Renewable Energy News
Proposed US tariffs leave solar industry in limbo. Solar power is now the fastest-growing source of energy in the world. The International Energy Agency reports that, in 2016, solar photovoltaics grew faster than any other fuel, with almost 165 gigawatts coming online globally. Furthermore, prices are dropping for solar-generated energy: In 2016, auction prices for Read More >>
Making the choice between circular and rectangular connectors for the energy industry. Presented by HARTING, Inc. of North America Will Stewart, Industry Segment Manager, Energy Sometimes tradition, rather than functionality, dictates the type of connectors designers specify for an application. That’s the case with circular connectors in the energy industry. Despite their historical employment in this Read More >>
Cables and connectors in wind turbines must withstand harsh environments and EMI. Wind power is the leading form of renewable energy in the United States. In 2016, wind supplied 5.5% of the U.S. electricity supply, according to the American Wind Energy Association, which expects that number to climb to 10% by 2020. At the heart Read More >>
Battery Technology is Prominent Among Emerging Technologies for Energy Storage on the Smart Grid During the twentieth century, the establishment of electrical networks enabled dramatic improvements for the well-being of society and extensive progress for industry, but decades of advances have caused an explosion of electronic and digital technologies. Our power delivery system is Read More >>
Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest connector product introductions for energy applications. Hirose’s new EM35M Series power supply connectors simplify installation and maintenance, reduce wiring procedures, and eliminate screw loosening commonly found in bus bar applications. Available in panel-mount and DIN rail versions with crimp Read More >>
$1.2 billion of electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs) are already selling each year, and they are becoming increasingly common to replace solders in a variety of functions, applications, and industries. Materials are needed to replace the estimated 50,000 metric tons of tin-lead solder currently used each year, but there are no “drop-in” replacements for eutectic Read More >>
The new Amphenol H4 UTX PV connector meets EN50521 TUV 1500V- Class A, UL6703 1000V, and JET 1500V. Amphenol Industrial Products Group now offers a PV connector that meets all three of the highest certification standards on the market, allowing this one connector to be used globally. The new H4 UTX meets EN50521 TUV 1500V- Class A (All Read More >>
The functional viability of wind turbines ultimately depends on the robustness and reliability of the interconnect systems that are designed into them. Here are Smiths Connectors’ tips on how to specify wind turbine connectors. This information was provided by Smiths Connectors. Today, more than ever before, the world is racing to develop alternative sources of Read More >>
November 2013 – Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2013 focuses on critical areas of efficient energy harvesting, including products and techniques that minimize losses and increase efficiency.