ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Innovative solar technology company, mPower Technology, today announced that its DragonSCALES™ solar cell prototype has completed integration and testing on a Sparkwing in-orbit solar array technology demonstrator in preparation for inclusion on Momentus’ Vigoride transfer vehicle launch taking place in the fourth quarter of 2020.
DragonSCALES was developed to provide a low-cost, voltage-adjustable, high packing factor and lightweight solar power module that streamlines panel assembly and is designed for the needs of commercial LEO (low earth orbit) satellite constellations.
The Sparkwing team has introduced a groundbreaking new approach towards low cost, fast-delivery solar arrays for smallsats by offering a catalogue approach for standardized solar array models, similar to the automotive industry. The team is interested in mPower’s solar cell technology because of its potential to offer a unique combination of cost and performance benefits for next-gen solar arrays.
Steve Sanghi became the CEO of Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) in 1991, and we think it’s a good time to look at the executive’s compensation against the backdrop of overall company performance. This analysis will also evaluate the appropriateness of CEO compensation when taking into account the earnings and shareholder returns of the company.
Check out our latest analysis for Microchip Technology
How Does Total Compensation For Steve Sanghi Compare With Other Companies In The Industry?
According to our data, Microchip Technology Incorporated has a market capitalization of US$29b, and paid its CEO total annual compensation worth US$6.9m over the year to March 2020. That’s a notable decrease of 46% on last year. We think total compensation is more important but our data shows that the CEO salary is lower, at US$811k.
For comparison, other companies in the industry with market capitalizations above US$8.0b, reported a median total CEO compensation
Aptos Solar Technology, a supplier of high-performance solar modules, announces a successful completion of accelerated environmental tests performed by Renewable Energy Testing Center (RETC). The data revealed from testing confirms the reliability of Aptos Solar Technology’s DNATM modules for extreme weather conditions over an extended period of time.
As a leader in defining quality standards for renewable energy products, RETC provides a rigorous series of tests to ensure the durability of solar modules. Achieving recognition by RETC, in addition to holding standard UL & IEC certifications, makes the DNATM module by Aptos Solar Technology a competitive choice for those seeking durability in module performance.
“A high-quality PV module not only demonstrates high performance at standard test conditions but also performs well in real-world conditions over its intended service life. Aptos has shown a continued commitment to module quality and performance by diligently testing their products and ensuring their
iCatch Technology’s new ePTZ image processing solution meets needs of remote vision communication during coronavirus epidemic
The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the human-to-human interaction models completely. Many industrial and economic activities have also changed to new norms. As a result, remote video communication has become the most noticed topic recently. The demand of network cameras has also increased for the applications in work from home, distance meetings, or remote lecturing. With the rise of the 5G era and the proliferated development of artificial intelligence applications, the new AI ePTZ image processing solution from iCatch Technology can add intelligent person tracking function to the web-based camera, which improves the performance and efficiency of distance working.
Follow the growth trend of network camera, iCatch Technology’s new AI ePTZ camera solution not only can capture 4K ultra high-definition video images with ultra-wide-angle support, but also
Nine new stocks make the Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio this month, which was made available to members on September 23, 2020.
Recap from August’s Picks
On a price return basis, the Safest Dividend Yields Model Portfolio (-2.5%) outperformed the S&P 500 (-3.3%) by 0.8% from August 20, 2020 through September 21, 2020. On a total return basis, the Model Portfolio (-2.1%) outperformed the S&P 500 (-2.9%) by 0.8% over the same time. The best performing large cap stock was up 11% and the best performing small cap stock was up 6%. Overall, 12 out of the 20 Safest Dividend Yield stocks outperformed their respective benchmarks (S&P 500 and Russell 2000) from August 20, 2020 through September 21, 2020.
Only my firm’s research utilizes the superior data and earnings adjustments featured by the HBS & MIT Sloan paper, “Core Earnings:
Forbes School of Business & Technology’s Center for Women’s Leadership Launches New Mentoring Program
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2020
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Forbes School of Business & Technology’s Center for Women’s Leadership (CWL) will launch its Mentoring Program on Friday, October 2, 2020 at noon PT during CWL’s virtual webinar Developing Curiosity, the Key to Successful Women’s Leadership.
The new Mentoring Program supports CWL’s vision and mission of fostering productive, development-focused relationships between successful women leaders and Ashford University students and alumni. CWL focuses on strengthening the leadership capacity and competence of female leaders to support leadership in the university, organizations, and communities worldwide.
In partnership with Ashford’s peer mentoring initiatives, CWL’s Mentoring Program offers 10 weeks of guided reflection, conversation, and application ideas designed to empower future women leaders by: developing their commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and empowerment; increasing their
By Mohammad Raafi Hossain, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fasset
2020 has witnessed wildfires run rampant in Australia, tremendous storms and flooding in the southern United States, and the largest ice shelf left in the world shattering earlier this month—climate change and the threat it poses to society are startlingly obvious. The impact of climate change will go well beyond the physical world, however, and is set to have significant knock-on effects to the global economy. By 2050, experts estimate, climate change will cost the world economy $7.9 trillion.
While haunted by the threat of climate change, both developed and developing nations are facing deepening challenges around infrastructure development. In emerging economies, rampant population growth and rapid urbanization are placing increased pressure on existing infrastructural systems. Meanwhile, developed markets are engaged in maintaining relevance in an increasingly technology-driven, global economy and are in need of modernizing rapidly-dating infrastructure. Around
Shortly after the lockdown began, the Ashley Madison “married dating” site saw an uptick in members, as people started having affairs during the pandemic. Today, more than 21,000 people are signing up each day for the online membership service, up from 17,000 a day in March. That’s on top of a worldwide base that had 65 million members around the world in 2019.
Lockdown has not put an end to affairs because of modern technology. Though some cheating has gone virtual, many married daters are still meeting their affair partner in person. Ninety percent of the site’s members have affairs on their smartphones, even though 29% of spouses know each other’s passwords, said Tammy Nelson, a sex and relationship therapist who has studied the results.
“We’re in such unprecedented catastrophic times,” Nelson said. “It’s so apocalyptic that you have got to have something to look forward to.”
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MIND Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIND) and its Klein Marine Systems subsidiary successfully completed a live Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) in a collaborative effort with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD); Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC) and in coordination with the Naval Oceanographic Office’s Fleet Survey Team (FST), at NSWC PCD.
Despite COVID-19 limitations and numerous planning challenges caused by Hurricanes Laura and Marco, the collaborative team succeeded in conducting a live ANTX event. Participants travelled across the country to both Gulfport, Mississippi and Panama City, Florida to assess the operational and technical capabilities of emerging technology innovations.
Klein and a group from NSWC Panama City partnered to integrate the Klein UUV 600 and µMAX technologies into their Iver3 vehicle. In addition, Klein partnered with Seafloor Systems, Inc. to integrate the Klein MAX View 600
Washington, DC, Sept. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following is a statement from Allen Schaeffer, executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, on the occasion of Climate Week NYC. The Diesel Technology Forum is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to expanding the understanding about the energy efficiency, environmental performance and unique capabilities of diesel engines, fuels and equipment across 15 sectors of the global economy and how it has transformed to play a key role in the low-carbon future.
“Climate Week NYC brings an important focus on the broad challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As we are witnessing, transition to new fuels and technologies is likely to take considerable time to reach commercial scale and market acceptance. Decarbonizing the global economy is a complex and substantial undertaking that by definition will not have simple one-size fits all solutions, nor uniform timetables. Continuous improvement and investments in the newest generations