News

EPA Revises ENERGY STAR LED Lamp Spec

February 22nd, 2017

Late last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the first draft of a proposed revision to the current ENERGY STAR product specification for lamps (light bulbs). The EPA hopes to continue the market transformation of efficient lighting by incorporating spec changes that allow expanded product selection and increased production flexibility.

To learn about key changes and download related documents, read Mr. Green's latest blog.

PI Databook now available on any browser including Windows and Mac

February 16th, 2017

Power Integrations’ Databook is now available on any web browser for Windows or Mac as well as mobile apps for IOS and Android. PI Databook contains Power Integrations' complete technical document portfolio, as well as video tutorials and product demonstrations. Use the PI Databook to search for products in a familiar and convenient way.

Try PI Databook Now

EPA Launches Computer Program Revision Process

February 10th, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking stakeholder input on possible changes to its current ENERGY STAR® computer program specification. Changes under consideration include: tightening efficiency requirements for product types, setting more vigorous power management and low power mode requirements, and implementing higher internal power supply efficiency requirements.

To learn more about what's happening with the computer spec, visit the Green Room.

Power Integrations Reports Fourth-Quarter Financial Results

February 1st, 2017

Power Integrations today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. Net revenues for the fourth quarter were $101.1 million, a decrease of three percent from the prior quarter, and an increase of 16 percent from the fourth quarter of 2015. Net income was $13.6 million or $0.46 per diluted share, compared to $0.48 per diluted share in the prior quarter and $0.44 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2015. Cash flow from operations for the quarter was $27.7 million.

California Revises LED Quality Spec Requirements

January 23rd, 2017

Last December the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved version 3 of its LED lamp quality specifications. The revised requirements became effective January 1, 2017. LED lamp manufacturers now have to meet new efficacy and performance requirements to qualify for California based rebates.

To learn more about California's revised requirements, visit the Green Room.