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Silicon Power Installs Innova STS Sub-cycle Transfer Switch at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Maximizing NIST’s Power Resilience for Uninterrupted Operations

MALVERN, PA, January 8, 2021 – Silicon Power Corporation today announces the installation of an Innova STS sub-cycle transfer switch at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado. Download the full news release (PDF)

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CIO Bulletin recognizes Silicon Power Corporation

30 Most Influential Companies of the Year 2020Empowering uninterrupted operations for critical facilities.

For over twenty years clients have depended on Silicon Power for the design and development of component and system solutions to meet a broad range of applications derived from long-term commercial relationships and government contracts.

Silicon Power Corporation (SPCO), founded in 1994, is a globally recognized technology developer and solutions provider in the design, development, testing, and manufacturing of high-power semiconductor devices, pulsed-power modules, and utility-applicable systems.

About the Sr. Executive Mr. Perry Schugart is a Sr. Executive, Business Development of the company. He has completed his B.S. in Physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has over three decades of delivering advanced technologies and solutions to meet the business, market, and customer needs and has held several leadership positions with organizations including ABB Switzerland and AMSC where he focused on Marketing and R&D. While at ABB he was a Division Leader for the Lean R&D best practices team (ABB’s World Class Operations). He is the creator of the Agnesium Marketing Protocol and Founder of Agnesium Marketing and has multiple publications and patents.

SPCO is a vertically integrated company that spans the design and manufacturing of semiconductor devices through large industrial/utility power systems. Our capabilities include leading-edge semiconductor devices and modules (Si and SiC) through our facilities in Bend, Oregon (SiCamore Semi) and joint venture in Gujarat, India with Ruttonsha International Rectifier, and large industrial/utility power systems through our Innova™ Power Solutions Group. SPCO fielded the world’s first medium voltage, sub-cycle transfer switch in 1995, and has since remained the market leader in this product and technology.

SPCO’s Innova Power Solutions Group is a global leader in medium voltage, sub-cycle switching technology and solutions. The Innova product portfolio is focused on increasing the resilience of electrical power networks for critical facilities and utilities, empowering higher levels of power reliability and performance. We have deployed this solution to solve sensitive load issues in various industries and utilities for over 20 years.

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Silicon Power Corporation

With corporate headquarters near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Silicon Power Corporation is a globally recognized technology developer and solutions provider for design, development, testing and manufacturing of high-power semiconductor devices, high-power pulsed-power modules and high-power utility-applicable systems.

Silicon Power Corporation is a small U.S. business totally dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of power components, modules, products and sub-systems. Our success has been based upon our technical competence and our corporate flexibility. We have had a track record of successful partnerships with university, industrial and governmental entities to deliver state of the art solutions for power applications.


Under the leadership of Dr. Mehta since 1994, Silicon Power Corporation, a former division of General Electric Inc., has developed and perfected the SolidTRON® SGTO® Solid-State device; a ‘Keystone Building Block’ to support continuous development of high-performance, Hi-REL solid-state components, modules and systems to meet commercial, industrial, defense and national power applications.

Silicon Power Corporation is the recipient of the 2007 R&D 100 Award for SGTO® devices, has authored and carries more than 100 patents, and has earned a pristine reputation for development of application-specific technological solutions demanded by industrial and defense sectors.


Silicon Power Corporation Systems Division designs, manufacturers and tests a comprehensive offering of high-power, solid-state, modular distribution switchgear fully compliant to all voltage classes; urban, suburban, industrial, and utility/grid scale applications.

Silicon Power Corporation SolidTRON® Division designs, develops, manufactures and test two distinct SolidTRON® devices; Voltage Controlled (VCS) and Current Controlled (CCS).

Silicon Power Corporation Large-Area Power Semi-Conductor Division designs, manufacturers and test application-specific power semi-conductor components, which includes Rectifier type Diodes, Thyristors; Phase Controllers, Line Commutation devices, Pulse-Power Application Devices, and Phase Modules.

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