ABB to help enhance power quality in Mexico

28 June 2016

  Static Var Compensator (SVC), solution to enhance grid stability and reliability improving power quality and boosting supply ABB has commissioned a turnkey Static Var Compensator (SVC) solution for a substation in Ciudad Del Carmen, in the southern Mexican state of Campeche, for Comisión Féderal de Electricidad (CFE), Mexico’s state-owned electric utility which serves over [...]

PCIM Asia to open on 28 June 2016 with strong support from prominent industry brands

23 June 2016

  Scheduled concurrent programme offers the latest market intelligence and business opportunities PCIM Asia, an international exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management will open its doors from 28 – 30 June at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. Jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co [...]

Power factor correction: Control unit for parallel operation

21 June 2016

  TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS VIP-3-TP control unit, which facilitates the intelligent coupling of three reactive power compensation systems. The parallel operation of multiple systems on different feed-in transformers necessitates this coupling, as the corresponding sections of the grid may also be coupled temporarily. The reciprocal influence of the power factor correction systems [...]

ROHM’s New Sensor Shield

20 June 2016

  Multiple onboard sensors make it easy to build a sensor environment for prototyping and initial set development ROHM has recently announced the availability of the SENSORSHLD1-EVK-101,  a second-generation sensor shield integrating 10 onboard sensors along with standard Arduino interface pins that ensure compatibility with existing open-source prototyping platforms. In recent years, following the proliferation [...]

ABB connects power to the Indian grid from one of the world’s largest solar plants

14 June 2016

  Five substations to link a new 648-megawatt solar project, which will account for about 10 percent of India’s solar power, to the national grid ABB has successfully commissioned five substations to integrate a 648-megawatt (MW) solar project at Kamuthi in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to the national transmission grid. The project [...]

LEM introduces open - loop Hall effect current transducers with digital outputs

10 June 2016

  LEM announces digital output versions of HO and HLSR open-loop Hall effect current transducers with analog to digital (A/D) conversion performed by an on-board sigma-delta modulator, giving a 1-bit serial bitstream output. These new components for nominal current measurements of 10, 32, 50, 80, 100, 120, 150, 200, 250 ARMS in 3 different mechanical [...]

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PCIM Europe 2016 confirms position as the leading exhibition for power electronics

Posted on 17 May 2016

  PCIM Europe 2016 closes with positive results after three exhibition days. On an area of 21,500 sqm, a total of 436 exhibitors, as well as 93 represented companies presented the latest trends, developments and innovations from the field of power electronics to more than 10,000 visitors. Thereby, the exhibitors and visitors used the exhibition [...]


ABB Semiconductors website now available in Chinese

Posted on 01 October 2015

  Since the end of 2013, ABB Semiconductors website visitors have been enjoying a new web experience. The new layout with more pictures and tiles make it a lot easier to find specific content without endless navigation. Following the importance of the Chinese market and the clear results from web statistics, we now released the [...]


Power Electronics Manual

Power Electronics & Semiconductor Manuals

Posted on 21 July 2014

    Power electronics engineers should be equipped with up to date power electronics manuals   Below are recommendations for several power electronics manuals including purchasing or download information.     Infineon Reference book IGBT Modules as eBook and printed Book Today, IGBT and power MOSFET modules are instrumental in power electronic systems and are [...]