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PSDcast - Picodeon's Fergus Clarke and Jari Liimatainen talk about advanced battery tech

03/09/2017

In this PSDcast Picodeon CEO, Fergus Clarke and CTO Jari Liimatainen talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about advanced battery technology and next-generation materials and methods to create energy storage for devices demanding ever higher energy densities. The company has developed

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PSDcast - Freeman Ford of FAFCO on hybrid power in the Smart Grid

03/03/2017

PSDcast - Freeman Ford, Founder and CEO of FAFCO, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about hybrid power in the Smart Grid, and how many many innovators working to address some of the pressing needs in solar technology for driving more cost effective energy output for users. FAFCO

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PSDcast - Mauro Boldi of ETSI on 5G energy efficiency

03/02/2017

In this PSDcast, Mauro Boldi, Vice-chairman, Eco Environmental Product Standards Group, Environmental Engineering Technical Committee, ETSI, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the importance of energy efficiency in next-generation wireless systems. 5G will increase the density

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PSDcast - Robert Rozario of Dialog Semi on automotive systems

02/24/2017

In this PSDcast, Robert Rozario of Dialog Semiconductor talks to Alix Paultre about the challenges facing designers of automotive systems. Today the car represents a confluence of multiple streams, from the Internet of Things to Smart Grid to autonomous systems. The company recently formed a partnership

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PSDcast - Gridtential CEO Chris Beekuis on next-gen lead-acid batteries

02/22/2017

In this PSDcast Gridtential CEO Chris Beekuis talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about next-generation lead-acid battery technology and what the company is doing to add value to the space. Gridtential has a proprietary advanced lead-acid battery that replaces the metal grid in current

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PSDcast - Michael Heaven of Aurora Solar on cell power and yield

02/16/2017

In this PSDcast Canadian-based solar energy expert, Michael Heaven, President, CEO and Co-Founder from Aurora Solar Technologies talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about solar cell manufacturing. Raw wafers go in one end and cells come out the other and are graded into 40-60 power level

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PSDcast - Frans Scheper of Nexperia talks discretes, logic, and MOSFETs

02/10/2017

In this PSDcast, Nexperia CEO Frans Scheper, formerly EVP and GM of NXP’s Standard Products Business Unit, talks to Alix Paultre from Power Systems Design about the spinoff of Nexperia from NXP. Nexperia, which will produce around 85 billion devices a year and in 2016 had revenues exceeding

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PSDcast - Jonah Teeter-Balin of AeroVironment on charging the Chevy Bolt

02/07/2017

In this PSDcast, Jonah Teeter-Balin of AeroVironment talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the company's infrastructure support for charging the Chevy Bolt. A critical aspect for market adoption of EVs in the marketplace is not only range anxiety, but chrarging security.

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PSDcast - Ian Lawee of Analog Devices on energy metering and the smart grid

02/01/2017

In this PSDcast, Ian Lawee of Analog Devices talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on energy metering and the smart grid. In addition to their many initiatives, Analog Devices is also collaborating with the China Electric Power Research Institute to improve reliability of smart substations.

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PSDcast - Ed Cuoco of The Weather Company on Smart-Grid analytics

01/25/2017

In this PSDcast Ed Cuoco, Director of Data Science & Advanced Analytics of The Weather Company, an IBM business, talks to Alix Paultre from Power Systems Design about the Smart Grid and the required analytics infrastructure. Energy companies are increasingly turning to advanced new data analytics

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