Apple Packaging Solar for an Another Punch

The power management system would team up with a portable solar panel accessory to power iPhones, iPod touch and Macbooks. Pictures: Apple. (Image from PV Tech)

The power management system would team up with a portable solar panel accessory to power iPhones, iPod touch and Macbooks. Pictures: Apple. (Image from PV Tech)

November 7, 2013

By Dr. Tyra OldhamLANDsds Sustainable Voice News

Technology will bring renewable energy to the forefront is my prediction.  The need for sustained power to support increased demand is of real importance as technologies shape the evolving smart grid. The leading big tech see the horizon or the energy in the wall and are harnessing the potential at its current state.  Along with Google, Facebook, Amazon and Facebook,  “Apple files for solar power management system patent” to snap its iPhone technology into renewables for a “power management system that is to “team up with a portable solar panel accessory to power iPhones, iPod touch and Macbooks.”

Apple applied to the US patent and trademark office on Thursday for the patent of a power management system to utilise portable solar panels for iPhones, Macbooks and iPod touch without needing to plug into a mains socket to recharge. The use of solar power would aid devices currently dependent on mains socket for power and recharging,” reports PV Tech.

“The system would accept direct current (DC) from solar panels, and AC current using a system micro controller (SMC), to an AC-DC adapter, so devices can use both solar power and an adapter. It uses existing technologies including maximum power point tracking (MPPT) and would not use a converter circuit, allowing adapter and solar power use simultaneously to power devices or recharge batteries.”

The focus on energy drives the focus on efficiencies and building capacity that heretofore did not previously exist as it was thought that adding renewable sources such as, solar would be bulky as technology becomes more sleek and thin.

Apple is not the only big tech on the renewable road. The competition is sourcing new advantages  like, “Samsung bagged Apple’s previous semiconductor engineer, Kisun Lee. Both LG and Intel, have begun using solar power and producing solar products.” It is not just using renewables inside the product but also as infrastructural innovation. Stay tuned for more.

The benefit of technology companies and energy:

  1. Technology companies can enhance the infrastructure by mapping their needs for power; thereby, assisting the overall grid’s development. To do this government subsidies of technology companies are necessary to aid in the build out the grid.
  2. Technology companies thinking energy and efficiency will educate their supply chain to drive optimization across all platforms to increase performance, reduce costs and leverage power solutions.
  3. Technology companies investing in energy will lead on innovation to change the practice, perception and potential of energy solutions and its impact.
  4. Technology companies that deal with data will also play a role in the innovation of energy security as they continue to protect their proprietary information they too will generate security protectionism’s.

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