CTO Power Summit 2011 by Darnell Group
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About Darnell Group

Founded in 1991, Darnell Group is the leading source for strategic information and analysis on all aspects of power electronic and energy storage markets and technologies. Darnell is the world's only market research and publishing firm focused solely on power electronics. In the past 12 months alone, Darnell Group served the consulting needs of over 400 companies in 26 countries. Our focus ranges from small portable devices such as cell phone handsets to megawatt-sized utility-scale power converters.

Darnell is the publisher of PowerPulseDaily, the only daily news service for the power electronics industry. Our daily news services and web site have over 50,000 monthly readers.

We specialize in the business and economic analysis of emerging power electronic, energy generation, and energy storage markets and technologies. Darnell Group maintains offices in Corona, California.

While specifics are considered to be client-confidential information, Darnell Group has performed proprietary analysis for the following representative list of clients (listed in alphabetical order): Eaton Corp. (due diligence for company acquisition), Intel (technology demand characteristics), Lovoltech (semiconductor technology assessment), Philips (market assessment and technology projections), Procter & Gamble (product evaluation and market assessment), Standard & Poors (market assessment/forecasts), U.S. Fuel Cell Council (technology assessment and economic projections), and Yazaki (product pricing projections).

Darnell Group has recently performed or is currently completing several projects in fields related to the portable energy storage, power management, and power conversion markets, including the following multi-client report libraries:

  • Annual Information Service
  • AC-DC Power Supplies
  • Communications Power Systems
  • DC-DC Converter Modules
  • Digital Power
  • Distributed and Co-Generation
  • Electronic Ballasts
  • Energy Harvesting
  • External AC-DC Power Supplies
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • LED Driver ICs
  • Power Factor Correction
  • Power Packs

Darnell organizes a series of annual conferences, including the Darnell's Power Forum, the Smart Grid Electronics Forum, the Green Building Power Forum and DC Building Power Japan.