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We can’t wait until tomorrow to create a more sustainable world; we need to start making changes now. With everything from informative guides and useful articles to technical specifications and product selectors, we have gathered all you need to produce energy-conscious designs.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Power-saving MCUs, energy-harvesting solutions or DC-DC converters with low power consumption - this interactive selection guide gives you all the products at a glance.

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Guide to Silicon Carbide

Guide to Silicon Carbide

View our interactive guide to see what the benefits of Silicon Carbide are, which applications is it suited for, and what components are available today.

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RS Sustainable 2030 Plan

RS Sustainable 2030 Plan

We have set four global goals by 2030: advancing sustainability; championing education and innovation; empowering our people; and doing business responsibly each with a robust set of support.

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ideas and advice to help your next design
Energy Harvesting for IOT

LED it Grow

Find out how LEDs can help develop a more sustainable and productive horticulture.

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Energy Harvesting Switches

Energy Harvesting Switches

Design considerations when using an electromagnetic energy harvester to power autonomous devices, which can in turn wirelessly operate another device.

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A complete guide to IGBTs

Wide Bandgap

Understand why key technologies Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) reduce energy consumption.

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The ST 3.6kW totem pole...

The ST 3.6kW totem pole...

We discuss what silicon carbide MOSFETs are, their advantages, and take a look at the STEVAL-DPSTPFC1 reference design that utilises SiC devices to provide power factor correction.

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A first look at the MAX20361

A first look at the MAX20361

The latest hardware offering from Maxim Integrated that combines MPPT solar cell harvesting techniques with a boost converter and adaptable charging capabilities.

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Solar powered head-up display

Solar powered head-up display

Using the MAX20361 evaluation kit to maintain driver awareness by monitoring environmental conditions in the cab, and creating actionable outputs for the driver to follow.

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key technologies for design engineers

All around the world.....

Take a trip with us around the world as we look at some of the most exciting and ground-breaking sustainable technology initiatives that are helping to shape tomorrow, today!

Design Software

We believe that your goals are ultimately our goals, that's why we're on hand with 24/7 support for our customers. From Technical Support to downloadable datasheets & instructions to a wide range of design tools and delivery options to suit your needs, we aim to offer you more.

DesignSpark PCB Software

DesignSpark PCB Software

You want to innovate with your PCB board designs. With DesignSpark PCB, there is no limit to your schematic size or the number of sheets.

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DesignSpark Electrical Software

DesignSpark Electrical Software

You want to save time, automating wiring and device numbering and reports. DesignSpark Electrical ensures designs are accurate and coherent.

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DesignSpark Mechanical Software

DesignSpark Mechanical Software

Take your design concepts through to production with ease with DesignSpark Mechanical.

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Our Leading Electronics Design Partners

We partner with some of the worlds biggest brands to ensure that you're able to get access to the latest products from the leading electronics design suppliers, all in one place.