The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed its 2016 criteria for the ENERGY STAR Most Efficient program. The Most Efficient program identifies and promotes the most efficient energy using products — the goal being to more quickly drive energy-efficient products to market. To learn about proposed changes, read Mr. Green's latest blog.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently finalized its amended rules for Test Procedures for External Power Supplies (EPSs). Changes are designed to support the much tighter and more expanded Level VI EPS efficiency requirements. To learn the details about what's new, read Mr. Green's Blog.
Power Integrations today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Net revenues for the second quarter were $85.3 million, up three percent from the prior quarter and down four percent from the second quarter of 2014.
Commented Balu Balakrishnan, president and CEO of Power Integrations: "Like many of our industry peers, we experienced lower-than-expected demand in the second quarter. However, we proactively adjusted our operating expenses during the quarter and delivered solid earnings and strong cash flow.
In a recent move, the European Union has proposed returning to an earlier version of its efficiency labeling system for consumers. To learn about the reasoning behind the decision and about other changes in the EU efficiency strategy, visit the Green Room.
In its recently approved 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has revised its lighting requirements for newly constructed buildings. To learn what's changed, read Mr. Green's latest blog.