Renewables: What’s Next in Energy Storage Systems?

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> While more than a billion people on the planet do not have access to a power grid, we are witnessing a growing pervasiveness of small solar systems in which a solar panel and a battery are connected to constitute a system along with an electrical … Read more

Samsung Brings More Smarts to Computational Storage with AMD

This article is part of Electronic Design‘s coverage of the 2022 Flash Memory Summit. Samsung Electronics is further bridging the gap between computing and storage with its second-generation SmartSSD. The first-generation SSD was introduced in late 2020. Paired with flash storage was a Xilinx-designed Kintex FPGA that unloaded storage-related computation from the server’s CPU, reducing … Read more

Retired Batteries Are Viable Options for Energy Storage Systems

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Finding a technically attractive and cost-efficient way to store energy from intermittent sources, such as solar and wind power, is a major challenge, but one with many possible solutions. Obviously, there is no single “best” solution here, as it depends on the required electrical capacity, … Read more

Computing and Storage at the Same Time! Macronix Creates Innovative Memory for AI Applications

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Artificial intelligence (AI) applications have become ubiquitous in our daily lives. With the continuous evolution of sensors, 5G communications, edge computing and other technologies, large-scale data centers, including those for automotive, factory automation equipment, medical healthcare devices, various consumer electronics products, and small battery-powered Internet … Read more

Removableness, Flexibility Keeps Storage Card Market Moving

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Depending on who you talk to, the removable memory card, most familiar in the form of a Secure Digital (SD) or CompactFlash (CF) form factor, is waning in favor. Rather, embedded options or even solid-state drives (SSDs) with small form factors have become the memory … Read more

CO2 Battery Opens the Road to Storage of Renewable Energies

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> The method traditionally used to store energy produced from renewable sources is based on the use of batteries, typically lithium-ion (Li-on) cells. This article will present an innovative technique for temporary energy storage that promises to overcome the limitations of Li-ion batteries, offering longer lifespan … Read more

How PCIe Fabrics and RAID Can Unlock the Full Potential of GPUDirect Storage

What you’ll learn: What is GPUDirect Storage? Adding RAID to bolster data redundancy and fault tolerance. How adding a PCIe fabric switch helps minimize the complexity of multi-host multi-switch configurations. With faster GPUs capable of having significantly higher computational capacity, the bottleneck in the data path between storage and GPU memory has become untenable to … Read more

Zinc Technology for Energy Storage

// php echo do_shortcode (‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’)?> Because of its ability to support multi-day power backups among other benefits, Zinc has increasingly become the material of choice for long-term energy storage as opposed to lithium – ion batteries, which tend to be more expensive and less efficient. Longer – duration energy … Read more