The ELMG Blog

Softcore processing in FPGA

November 11, 2022 by Hamish Laird

Softcore processing in FPGA is a great option to get sequential processing in a RTL design. Adam Taylor ran a workshop on how to use Xilinx MicroBlaze in FPGAs. If you are interested in FPGA control for Power Electronics then a soft core is really useful. Adam is great at Xilinx FPGA and we’d recommend […]

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Energy Storage everywhere and a converter to connect it.

May 4, 2022 by Hamish Laird

Energy storage is everywhere or is being talked about everywhere. Adding an energy storage power electronic converter to the distribution or customer network allows Load leveling across the day Integration of local renewable sources such as solar and wind Deferment of transmission investment Reduction in CO2 emissions because peaking plants do not need to be […]

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The life of ELMG Digital Power Engineers

by Hamish Laird

This is the life of ELMG Digital Power Engineers working for our global customers. So five years ago I was biking around Berlin after having spent the week with my ELMG Digital Power colleague and our customers and their customers, testing 12MW grid-connected power converters where the control did not yet quite work properly. This […]

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Happy Birthday Claude Shannon

May 1, 2022 by Hamish Laird

Happy Birthday to Claude Shannon. Shannon is known as the “father of information theory” because of the landmark paper he published in 1948. He is also known for founding both digital computer and digital circuit design theory in 1937. Shannon received the IEEE Medal of Honor in 1966 “For his development of a mathematical theory […]

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