Energy Efficiency Standard Created for Industrial Power Supplies

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Ecova has created an 80 PLUS certification for 115V industrial power supplies, physical units that power industrial applications by converting AC power into DC power. The new certification encourages greater energy efficiency in the industrial market by recognizing and rewarding manufacturers that achieve a premium efficiency rating.

The 80 PLUS program created its first specification nearly a decade ago to promote and increase adoption of the most energy-efficient technology products. There are currently more than 250 companies that manufacture 80 PLUS power supplies for computers, data center servers, data storage, networking and now industrial applications…

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