PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tonight, when the clock strikes 7:09 p.m. EDT, summer will officially begin. For design engineers, the longer days provide additional opportunities to integrate solar power into their designs. Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is offering engineers a playbook of solutions in a free white paper titled, “Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Solar Technology for Battery Powered Applications.” To download a copy of the white paper, visit www.em.avnet.com/solar.
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Technical Director Heather Robertson said, “The applications for using PV solar to charge batteries are endless. The information presented in this paper will assist our customers in taking the first steps to rapidly and successfully launch their products in this space.”
In recent years, there has been an emergence of off-grid applications that need a reliable, energy-efficient power source. Solar is an excellent solution. This white paper details ways to maximize energy output from solar modules, as well as ways to size a solar panel for a specific application.
For more information on Avnet’s solar offerings, visit www.em.avnet.com/solar.
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Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.
About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.