Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 19 May 2020
"Wind and solar will soon be cheaper than coal in all big markets around the world", reports The Guardian, based on the analysis of Carbon Tracker Initiative, and we are seeing similar headlines weekly, if not daily.
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 12 May 2020
A battle as old as the technologies themselves: ultracapacitors and batteries rule the energy storage industry, fighting for a place at the top.
Batteries, of course, are the ubiquitous energy storage technology powering everything from electric vehicles to cell phones, but ultracapacitors are gaining market share more and more, pushed on by the...
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 11 May 2020
Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) are important for various production processes, because they are used to operate the electrical motors powering those processes. However, poor power quality can impact the production processes negatively, leading to machinery and production shutdowns and production loss. In some cases cleaning up the production lines and...
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 16 January 2020
Skeleton Technologies and Epic Power, a Spanish power electronics manufacturer, teamed up already in 2019 to reduce the energy consumption of elevators. Powered by our SkelCap ultracapacitors, the ElevatorKERS can reduce elevator energy consumption by up to 70%! Best of all, the system can be installed in new elevators as well as retrofitted to existing...
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 18 December 2019
The year 2019 started with what has become almost a tradition (one we fight hard to keep going) - for the 5th time in a row, Skeleton Technologies was included in the Global Cleantech 100 list, highlighting the most promising companies in cleantech globally. Not a bad start to the year!
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 08 November 2019
Today a group of German students visited Skeleton Technologies' offices in Ülemiste City, Tallinn, and learned about our efforts in electrification and fight against climate change from our Systems Engineering and about Skeleton's excellent value proposals for employees from our HR team.
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 19 September 2019
Skeleton Technologies' production facility in Grossröhrsdorf, Germany, is located in a cluster of high-tech manufacturing companies, in an area known colloquially as Silicon Saxony. In fact, the availability of skilled workforce and existing infrastructure were some of the key reasons behind Skeleton deciding on the location of the new production...
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 16 August 2019
Skeleton Technologies is always on the lookout for new talent and if you take look at our careers page, you'll see it for yourself! There are numerous open positions in both Germany and Estonia, but if you're not based in either country, don't let that discourage you from applying - we search for talent globally.
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 31 July 2019
It's difficult to appreciate just how big wind turbines are without getting up close. A 10 MW turbine can have blades longer than 70 meters, which also means the blades and the turbine itself must withstand massive forces. This, in turn, means that there are several basic safety requirements wild turbines must adhere to, the most important of which...
Posted by Jussi Pikkarainen on - 19 July 2019
Mining as an industry is one of the harshest for both man and machine. Dust and dirt are ever-present and a challenge for mining equipment, but it's the constant temperature changes from one extreme to the other that wreak havoc on the electronics in mining machinery and kill batteries. From outside temperatures that instantly freeze your breath, to the...