I am the new columnist reporting on industrial happenings, both on the website and in the print magazine. This column will update the power electronics community on the key news events from industry, government, and academia around the world. Most importantly, I will attempt to bring context and clarity to this kind of information, and show how it relates to the industry and … [Read more...] about New U.S. Legislation and Its Impact [Industry Pulse]
Electric vehicles (EVs) are here to stay. Whether it be due to environmental concerns, oil supply issues, gas prices, or governmental mandates, almost every traditional car manufacturer is manufacturing either EVs or hybrid EVs (HEVs) along with the sizeable number of startups. What was perhaps a megatrend a few years ago, is mainstream automotive products today. For more … [Read more...] about Testing and Measurement Challenges for State-of-the-Art EV Powertrains [Expert View]
A driving goal of the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) ( https://psma.com ) is to improve the knowledge of technological and other developments related to power sources and conversion devices. To achieve this goal PSMA sponsors multiple events throughout the year to assist member companies in aligning their product roadmaps to identify emerging trends and meet … [Read more...] about PSMA Sponsored Events Fuel Continuing Education and Knowledge Exchange [PSMA Corner]
PELS is proud to announce that it will be partnering with WelComm, Inc., a marketing communications agency that specializes in engineering and technical marketing. WelComm, Inc. will now be the main point of contact when it comes to advertising with the IEEE Power Electronics Magazine. Please reach out to Kathy Naraghi by email (PELSMagazineAdSales@gmail.com) or phone (+1 … [Read more...] about PELS Announces New Partnership With WelComm, Inc.
13 December 2021 While battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are powered by large lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery packs, consumers will be surprised to know that the conventional 12 V lead-acid battery also continues to be part of a BEV’s battery system. Although, lately some EV makers like Tesla have replaced lead-acid with Li-ion. Nevertheless, like internal combustion engines … [Read more...] about Vicor Proposes Architecture to Eliminate 12V Battery from Electric Vehicles- 13 December 2021