Energy Storage

Can Lighter, Greener Heavy-Duty Trucks Become a Reality?

Today, virtually everything we buy has at some point been on a commercial freight truck, traversing countries and even continents to reach us, the consumer. Commercial vehicle manufacturers are...
On April 25, 2017

Renewable Energy Generation: The Importance of Energy Storage

It has been reassuring to see the trend towards renewable energy developing over the past decade, proving that we are becoming more sustainable. Public opinion appears to have exerted...
On May 3, 2016

Energy Storage Helps Grid Systems Bank on Renewable Energy

Energy storage has shown remarkable growth over the past few years, and that’s likely to continue into the foreseeable future. Considering the benefits storage offers to grid quality when renewables...
On February 10, 2015

Solar Power Inverters Trend Toward Serviceability and Smart Features

Solar inverters come in different sizes and shapes, as they are used for many different scenarios, but one thing is common to all of them. Their main purpose is to accept direct current (DC) from...
On October 21, 2014

How to Overcome Power Electronics Challenges for Grid-Tie Applications

Currently, cooling, modularity, monitoring and control are common issues in grid tie applications, resulting in decreased efficiency and costly downtime. Future trends are driving towards...
On July 21, 2014

Future of Energy Storage Systems Unveiled

The future of energy storage systems were unveiled at London Energy Storage World Forum and caused quite a stir. Speaking at the event, Dr David Blood from the Parker Energy Grid Tie Division...
On May 29, 2014

Series Hybrid Vehicle Electrical Systems

Previously, we discussed the advantages of the series hybrid vehicle architecture over parallel hybrid designs that results in superior fuel savings and reduced emissions. Now we will examine the...
On April 15, 2014

Series Hybrid Vehicle System Design

Significant reductions in emissions and improved fuel economy have led to a rapid increase in the popularity of hybrid technology in both vehicles and equipment. Advances in power...
On April 8, 2014

Stable Grid Power Achieves Victory at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Considering the increased demand on energy resources during the Winter Olympics recently held in Sochi, Russia, it’s no surprise that Parker’s systems were hard at work keeping the lights on, the ice...
On February 26, 2014

Inverters Help Make the Most of Green Energy

Typically, the terms “inverter drive” and “motor speed and torque” go hand-in-hand. However some inverters have nothing to do with controlling motion – instead, their sole purpose is to manage...
On December 30, 2013

Electromechanical Technologies and Key Markets

Electromechanical is the technology of controlling mechanical devices via electricity. Parker electromechanical systems and components improve precision and increase productivity. Electromechanical...
On January 20, 2010