The OSTAR Compact from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has been developed specifically for use in vehicle headlights. The high-power LED is designed for Daytime Running Light (DRL) applications based on the use of light guides.
First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced a power purchase agreement to supply Pacific Gas and Electric Company with renewable electricity from a 300 megawatt (AC) utility-scale photovoltaic solar power facility that First Solar is developing in Southern California.
Despite the economic doldrums which required downward adjustments to ABI Research’s RFID forecasts for 2009 and 2010, the outlook is good for steady growth through the next five years, according to new market data just released by the firm.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded $2.4 million to the Georgia Institute of Technology to develop a new type of radar system that will be used to study the Earth's ice and snow formations from the air. The system could provide new information about the effects of global climate change.
Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology will hold co-host several seminars & workshops this year in conjunction with key research institutes & universities - these will be on a variety of topics. Speakers will come from the host universities and from a number of other institutes and industry, in addition to process and applications experts from Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology, providing their in-depth knowledge of the chosen topic.
The solar market in North Africa and the Middle East is being earmarked as the boom market for solar development, According to reports solar energy in the Middle East is going to be a boom market for the next 10 years - with 9,000 MW of Concentrated Solar Power Capacity planned by 2020 and more then 40,000 MW by 2030.
WCDMA handset semiconductor revenue will see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 10% between 2009 and 2014, exceeding $30 billion by 2014. Overall handset semiconductor revenue will see a more moderate five-year CAGR of 2.1%, as semiconductor revenue for CDMA and GSM handsets declines throughout the forecast period, according to market research firm In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com).