Generators used in wind-turbine systems fall into four architecture types: dc, ac, ac synchronous, and switched reluctance. What are the unique power-density aspects of these versions, including the most widely used among them—the doubly-fed induction generator?
Fundamental physical limits exist as to how much energy can be extracted from renewable resources for a given area of land. Read more
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
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
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.
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
A Brighter Future Through Innovation
Innovation … it powers American progress … it’s the heart of what we do at the Department of Energy.
August will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start thinking about #AmericanWindWeek 2020! The week-long celebration of #windpower will showcase how wind is building a future powered by a strong economy and clean energy.
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