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This is a video of a webcast we did in June 2014. With a great response from our audience, we decided to make the videos available here on our blog so we can gather input for topics and demonstration points for future webcasts. If you wish to participate in an upcoming webcasts, please sign up for our newsletter on the right. Here is a follow up...

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The performance claims of 3DFS Technology have been met with some skepticism, so as a teaser, here is some data of a North Carolina 3 phase facility’s electrical network at the point in the time (05:45) when the Vector Q2 was turned into its correction mode. The data provided was gathered by a Tektronix PA4000 power analyzer - overseen and verified by a Tektronix senior...

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One of the many issues that President Obama holds dear is climate change. He has gone to great lengths to gain support for increased emissions regulations. Thanks to his leadership, the United States has been able to reduce its total carbon pollution more than any other country in the world. Even so, during the 2014 State of the Union, President Obama announced, “But we have...

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We appreciate everybody's interest in why Power Quality is important. There is a more current description of why power quality is important in relation to electrical losses and carbon footprint on our blog here. Thank you for your interest.   Almost everyone in the United States uses electricity. Surprisingly, few of them know that there is a realm of problems associated with the power quality of...

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There is a new movement rising in manufacturing. Years of economic instability and slow growth have prompted businesses to identify their strengths and weaknesses in order to maximize their productivity, specifically reducing downtime, an ailment that can plague a company and bring business to a grinding hault. According to Ben Grimes, Chief Technology Officer at Innovolt,   [qodef_blockquote text="“New technologies that have the potential to drive a...

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In today’s world customers are offered an array of lighting choices.  Several light bulb producers promise tempting energy savings, but beyond the higher cost of bulbs, are you getting anything beyond the promised energy savings? Lighting products can be broken down into three categories:  incandescent, halogen, compact fluorescent (CFL), and LED.  We are going to look at just the 60W or equivalent (on lumen output ≈800)...

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I came across an interesting article today that discussed the amount of media coverage of cleantech, such as clean energy or water conservation, in comparison to how many venture capital (VC) deals that have taken place related to that field. Conducted by the Dow Jones, a survey found that there is a significant disconnect between the areas of cleantech that the media discusses and where...

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Power surges are killer, especially when it comes to electronics. An unprotected surge can easily damage equipment, more often than not, beyond repair. Lots of surge protection technology today revolves around metal oxide varistors (MOVs), which divert surges as they occur. With each surge, however, the lifespans of the MOVs decrease. Unfortunately, from the exterior of many surge protection devices, surges are not recorded nor...

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As I looked out the window this morning whilst sipping on some hot, freshly brewed tea, I saw snow remnants from the night before as I opened my laptop for my morning debriefing on current events. I found myself reading a Huffington Post article entitled, “UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres Urges Investors to Adopt Renewable Energy Technologies.” In a nutshell, she finds that our society...

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