In his latest blog, Mr. Green takes a look at recent modifications to the ENERGY STAR spec for displays. Energy consumption, performance requirements, and product definitions area few of the things that have changed. For further details, visit the Green Room.
Power Integrations today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net revenues for the first quarter were $82.6 million, down five percent from the prior quarter and one percent from the first quarter of 2014. GAAP gross margin for the first quarter was 51.2 percent; operating margin was 8.4 percent. Net income for the quarter was $6.3 million or $0.21 per diluted share, compared with $0.48 per diluted share in the prior quarter and $0.40 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2014.
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.