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07/22/2021

Could Digital Circuit Breakers Make EV Charging and Home Energy Controls Even Smarter?

Startup Atom Power is dragging Edison-era electrical equipment into the 21st century.

 

07/19/2021

The (Ever-Evolving) List of Battery Commercial EV Charging Stations OEMs

EV charging stations are a huge business. Some reports expect the market will be worth as much as $103.6 billion by 2028. That means there are dozens of options when it comes to finding a partner to help develop a charging station infrastructure for your fleet. Below, we’ve rounded up as many OEMs that we could find that specialize in charging battery electric trucks.

 

07/19/2021

Charlotte Inno’s Fire Awards: Meet the 50 Winners of 2021

Atom Power, maker of a product suite that includes a digital circuit breaker, a distribution panel and software, was co-founded in 2014 by Ryan Kennedy and Denis Kouroussis. Last spring, the company’s digital circuit breaker, Atom Switch, was an honorable mention for Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards. In 2020, Atom Power raised a $17.5 million Series B funding round.

 

07/14/2021

Atom Power Expands into Electric Vehicle Charging and Residential Markets

First and only UL listed digital solid-state circuit breaker enters new markets to fill the need for reliability and load management in the new energy economy.

 

06/29/21

Energy Central: Digital circuit breaker’s applications include HVAC equipment, EV chargers and more

It’s a sandbox for the electrification world.

 

06/09/21

Compound Semiconductor: Revolutionising Circuit Protection

Custom-based modules made from SiC MOSFETs minimise the impact of short circuits and overloads

 

05/13/20

Microwaves & RF: Digital Circuit Breaker Gains UL Approval

Atom Power’s latest digital circuit breaker has gained UL listing under UL 489I.

 

02/28/20

Compound Semiconductor: Atom Power Announces Two US Patents For Digital Circuit Breaker

Atom Power, the US-based inventor of the first digital circuit breaker, has announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued two patents for its solid-state circuit protection technology.

 

02/26/20

Power Magazine: Atom Power Announces Two U.S. Patents for Its Digital Circuit Breaker

Atom Power, inventor of the world’s first and only digital circuit breaker, today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued two patents for its solid-state circuit protection technology.

 

11/25/19

Vox: What happens when the humble circuit breaker becomes a computer

The electricity system is evolving from analog to digital — and that’s great news for transitioning off of fossil fuels.

 

06/06/19

Power Electronics World: Atom Power SiC Modules UL Recognised

Atom Power, the US start-up behind the world’s first digital circuit breaker, has announced its SiC power modules, models SWXFT100CPM and SWXFT50CPM, are UL Recognised to UL 1557.

 

06/05/19

Global Newswire: Atom Power’s Silicon Carbide Semiconductor Module Now UL Recognized

Industry trailblazer achieves UL Recognition to UL 1557 for proprietary SiC Power Modules

 

06/04/19

EE|Times: Startup Preps Digital Circuit Breakers

Arc flash sparked idea for Atom Power, says engineer-turned-CEO.  His startup, Atom Power, has a digital circuit breaker now in pilot tests and a second generation based on a custom module coming this summer.

 

05/28/19

Power Grid International: Arrival of digital circuit breaker rocks the grid world

A first-ever digital circuit breaker was certified for commercial use this month, according to a new story in Popular Mechanics.

 

05/24/19

Forbes: This Startup Is Bringing Circuit Breakers Out Of  Dusty Basements And Into The 21st Century

Atom Power is bringing circuit breakers into the 21st century, combining software and connectivity to create the first digital circuit breaker certified by Underwriters Laboratories, which sets industry safety standards for consumer products.

 

05/22/19

Popular Mechanics: How the World’s First Digital Circuit Breaker Could Completely Change Our Powered World

3,000 times faster than the fastest mechanical breaker, this innovation could radically alter how we manage power.

 

05/21/19

Solar Power World: Atom Power releases new UL-listed digital circuit breaker to intelligently manage DERs

Atom Power announced its innovative digital circuit breaker technology is now UL-listed. The company says this is the first time in the history of commercial power distribution that a digital solid-state circuit breaker has been listed by UL.

 

05/21/19

IEEE Spectrum: Atom Power Is Launching the Era of Digital Circuit Breakers

New digital circuit breakers that combine computing power with wireless connectivity may finally replace an 140-year-old electromechanical technology.