Power Integrations today announced RDK-420, a new reference design kit for a 10 W CV/CC USB charger based on the company’s revolutionary InnoSwitch™-CH family of highly integrated switcher ICs. InnoSwitch ICs combine the primary-side switch together with primary and secondary controllers and feedback circuits into a single, worldwide safety-rated, surface-mount package.
Power Integrations will release its first-quarter financial results after market hours on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The company will conduct a conference call that day beginning at 1:45 p.m. Pacific time. Members of the investment community can join the call by dialing 1-647-788-4901. Live and archived audio webcasts of the conference call will be available on the company's website at http://investors.power.com.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently began work on revising its ENERGY STAR lamp program specification. The updated spec could be ready by this summer. To learn what's changing, and what the next steps are, read Mr. Green's latest blog.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) calling for new efficiency standards for residential boilers. The new proposal includes limits on standby and off-mode power consumption. For more information on the proposed standards, read Mr. Green's latest blog.
The California Energy Commission recently published proposed efficiency requirements for computers and displays. The CEC claims that savings could be as much as 2,702 GWh per year, reducing public electricity costs by up to $430 million annually. To learn details about the proposal and what the next steps are, visit the Green Room.