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.
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%Read More
Battery Technology is Prominent Among Emerging Technologies for Energy Storage on the Smart Grid [twitter style=”horizontal”] [linkedin_share style=”none”] During the twentieth century, the establishment of electrical networks enabled dramaticRead More
Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest connector product introductions for energy applications. [twitter style=”horizontal”] [linkedin_share style=”none”] Hirose’s new EM35M SeriesRead 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. [twitterRead 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 theRead 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 toRead 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.