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Silicones have an attractive balance of properties, support high-volume manufacturing, and enable high-speed connections. They offer solutions to challenges with adhesion, encapsulation, coating, and EMI shielding.

Jul 22nd, 2021

Samuel Liu, Chen ChenDorab BhagwagarJason Wei

The 5G ecosystem includes consumer devices, telecommunications equipment, cloud computing, and data centers. Read more


Energy storage is gaining popularity as a solution to grid issues created, in part, by renewables in today’s world. This, combined with many of the techniques and technologies that Group NIRE has created and deployed, makes for a solid solution to many of the grid issues we see, and will likely see in the future. Read more

A word from our CEO:

Over the past few years cybersecurity has been taking front stage more and more often in all of our affairs. Lately new viruses and ransomware releases have plagued the world wide web resulting in some very serious infractions. The most recent attacks have brought more light to the role cybersecurity should play in our energy infrastructure. Read more

Cyber-Physical SecurityClasses available this summer:

Classes for Cyber-Physical Security training for the Energy and Water industry are being offered in July and August 2021.  These classes are being sponsored by Group NIRE, the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Tech University, South Plains College, Survalent, and West Texas A&M.

Only 56 spots available: (12 – 14 per session date)

Course Offerings:

  • SCADA Only Track: SurvalentONE SCADA Training
  • Cyber-Physical Security Tracks:  Electric, Water and Renewable Energy.
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What an honor for Group NIRE to be featured in ElectronicDesign’s Webinar this week.  The webinar covered many of the problems that companies are facing with Wide Bandgap testing.  Mark Harral, CEO of Group NIRE, and Joshua MacFie, Group NIRE’s Principal Electronics Engineer spoke to the problems that our clients are facing in their WBG testing and how to solve them. Read more

Thanks to their fast switching and reduced losses, SiC wide-bandgap devices help designers achieve efficient, integrated motor drives, enabling them to reduce size and get closer to the motor to lower costs and improve reliability.

by Ali Husain – April 20, 2021

The most important development in power electronics in recent years is the rise of so-called wide-bandgap (WBG) materials, namely silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN). Read more

What’s the difference between power and energy density, and why is the former so vital to power-supply design?
Steve Taranovich

APR 09, 2021  Related To: Electronic Design

To design robust power supplies, designers need to understand some basics and pitfalls.

Is power density the same as energy density?

Power density and energy density are quite different. Read more

Discrete GaN transistors, whether in die or packaged forms, offer high power density to boost pulsed signals in C-, L-, and S-band radars and communications applications.

Jack Brown – March 24, 2021

  • What are the different materials are used in creating GaN power transistors?
  • The impact of heat on performance.
  • A rundown of high-power RF GaN transistors currently on the market.
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By Becky Klein

The blame game is in full swing in the aftermath of Texas’ severe ice storm. Between February 14th and the 19th, Texas experienced record-setting low temperatures for a sustained period. It is estimated that over 3 million customers lost electricity, not just for hours, but for days. During the course of that week, many people also were without water. Read more


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