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First ever advanced EV charging system addresses enormous challenges faced by fleet, multifamily property owners

PURPL EV charging infrastructure can mean the difference between charging one EV for $18 or $476 a month

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PSDcast – Charging EVs Directly from the Circuit Breaker

Atom Power announced the launch of an EV charging solution called PURPL, and according to their press release, it “charges vehicles directly from the circuit breaker and incorporates unique energy management technology to keep electricity costs low.”



Merge Charging-Station Form and Function to Increase Electric Vehicle Use

Thanks to architects, soon you may be plugging your EV into a park bench, a brick façade or even a piece of public art.



Atom Power Hires Leading IoT Engineers to Enhance Features of Its Solid-State Digital Circuit Breakers

Atom Power, manufacturer of the world’s first and only UL listed solid-state digital circuit breaker, announced top IoT engineering hires that will enhance the security and connectivity of its technology which fully leverages available energy resources and provides intelligent energy management to power businesses, electric vehicles, multi-family properties and homes. Atom Power’s core purpose is to deliver infrastructure solutions that enable the electrification of everything.



Atom Power Lands Large Electric-Vehicle Charging Contract in NYC

Huntersville-based Atom Power Inc. has announced an order for 355 electric-vehicle charging stations based on its digital circuit-breaker technology to be installed at a 900-apartment cooperative in New York City.



ESD Global Selects Atom Power as Technology Vendor for Largest Single Contract, Multi-Family Electric Vehicle Charging Project in NYC

The project will help New York meet its goal of cutting carbon emissions and phasing out fossil fuel cars and trucks in 2034 by increasing access to electric vehicle charging infrastructure.



Electrification of Everything—Digital Circuit Breakers Support DER Adoption

The continued push toward electrification creates a need for technologies that provide a way to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into the power grid, certainly at the residential level where electrification will likely have the greatest impact.



Atom Power Readies Plans for Manufacturing Here

Looking to tap the burgeoning electric-vehicle charging market and planning to introduce its first residential product next year, Atom Power plans to open a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the Charlotte region next year.



CEO Ryan Kennedy Details Atom Power’s Manufacturing Plant Plans

A new focus on the burgeoning electric-vehicle charging market is driving Atom Power’s push into manufacturing with a plant expected to open in the region next year.



Atom Power Unveils New Manufacturing Facility in Huntersville as Focus Turns to EV Charging

As Atom Power ramps up production at its new 23,000-square-foot headquarters and production plant in Huntersville, the company is focusing squarely on the fast-growing electric vehicle charging market.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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

It’s a sandbox for the electrification world.



Compound Semiconductor: Revolutionising Circuit Protection

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



Digital Circuit Breaker at the Speed of Nanoseconds & OTA Software Updates

The Device Chronicle interviews Tim Strunck, Director of Software Engineering at Atom Power on a leading edge digital circuit breaker.



Microwaves & RF: Digital Circuit Breaker Gains UL Approval

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



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.



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.



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.



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.



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



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.