Power Generation


New Potting Junction Box from TE Connectivity Handles Increased Power Outputs from Solar Panels

New potting junction box from TE Connectivity handles increased power outputs from solar panels. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR094)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – January 26, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now offers the SOLARLOK PV Bar, a new potting junction box for solar crystalline panels. Designed with improved robustness and reliability for handling increased power output, it is TUV and UL approved for voltages of up to 1500 V and has been engineered to maximize lifetime with three times the IEC standard aging tests.

TE Connectivity Introduces the SOLARLOK PV Edge Junction Box for High-Efficiency Corner and Middle Mounting on Solar Panels

SOLARLOK PV Edge Junction Box for High-Efficiency Corner and Middle Mounting on Solar Panels. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR115)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – January 19, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the SOLARLOK PV Edge, a new-generation junction box designed for bifacial and half-cut solar panel applications. This new junction box has several advantages over centralized junction boxes, such as enabling savings in cross-connect foil material usage, in labor involved in routing the foils, and in installation time. Shorter cross-connect foils and reduced dimensions of the junction box also increase the efficiency of the panels.

Belden Debuts Tofino Xenon Industrial Security Appliance for Energy Sector

BeldenSt. Louis, Missouri - May 10, 2016 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced that the Tofino Xenon Industrial Security Appliance now supports two of the most widely used energy-specific communication protocols. This new solution reduces the time and resources required to protect energy power generation and transmission substations from cyber security threats.

Belden Introduces New Space-Saving, Customizable Wireless Access Points

Belden introduces new space-saving, customizable wireless access points. 
(Photo: Belden, PR401) St. Louis, Missouri - February 29, 2016 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has debuted its latest solution for deploying industrial wireless networks – the BAT450-F Industrial Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Access Point family. The devices can be mounted anywhere, such as on masts or on walls, making it ideal for environments where space is a premium.

Clariant contributes to the world’s first large-scale demonstration of RTI International’s warm-syngas clean-up technology at Tampa Electric Company’s Polk Power Station

ClariantMunich, May 14, 2014 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is the catalyst partner behind the world’s first large-scale demonstration application of RTI International’s novel warm-syngas desulfurization process.

GE Power Conversion Helps to Electrify Railway Connection between Poland and Germany with Decentralized Converter Station Lohsa for Deutsche Bahn – DB Energie Gmbh

New 2x37,5 MW central converter station in Cologne with static frequency converters and controls from GE. (Photo: GE Power Conversion: GEPCPR168)PARIS — May 22, 2013 — GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has signed a contract with Deutsche Bahn – DB Energie GmbH to supply a conversion station at its Lohsa substation. The new station will use an advanced transformer-less solution on the railway side, together with direct feed to the catenary (overhead lines) from three static frequency converters. GE’s solution will help provide DB Energie with higher conversion efficiency at a lower cost.