It seems that every day, emerging technologies and energy solutions are getting more advanced and closer to being more mainstream. Solar and wind power, for instance, used to be more theoretical than practical; now, that is no longer the case.
Natural Energy Usage
But they are not without their faults. One of the greatest challenges within the realm of energy production is energy storage, now considered a major hurdle. Wind energy, for instance, produced by wind generators, either needs to be fed into the grid for immediate use, or must be stored. Likewise, solar energy must be properly stored; after all, what do you do when the sun isn’t shining?
Energy Storage Issues
Energy Storage Solution
So is all hope lost? Is there a solution? Thankfully, we believe there is. By using the battery technology available today, and the technology being introduced on a daily basis, and combining it with high-current battery chargers, there just might be an effective, appropriate solution. High-current chargers, such as the ones we offer, are high-performance and highly reliable, and can be built to meet the specific needs of energy-storage batteries.
During off-peak times, the chargers can fully charge the batteries to maximum power, allowing them to discharged during peak operating hours. Battery chargers and dischargers offer a powerful solution to this industrial challenge.
The possibilities for alternative energy are great, and we think the solutions are as well.
Power Conversion Technologies, Inc. is a certified DBE woman-owned business. PCTI designs and manufactures leading edge power electronic equipment in the highest power ranges. PCTI’s engineering staff has in-depth knowledge in the key areas of power conversion such as power semiconductor analysis and application, thermal exchange, magnetic design, packaging, DSP(digital signal processor) control for inverters, frequency converters, DC power supplies, battery chargers and dischargers. Contact us for more information on our products, applications assistance, or pricing.