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 >>
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.
$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 >>
May 21, 2013 – We have been besieged by stories of misfortune and turmoil in the solar and wind industry, caused by overcapacity, regulatory issues, US sequestration, bankruptcies, and the lure of other cheap energy solutions. While this news has been unsettling, it also indicates a healthy shakeout is coming to the renewable energy industry.