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  • India'sIndia's largest solar vertical farm in Dell’s Bengaluru campus, Whitefield
Dell is harnessing the power of solar energy in India, in a bid to fulfill 60% of its total energy demand in India through onsite solar installations and other renewable energy sources by 2020 as part of its “Legacy of Good 2020 Goal”. With two large installations on Solar Power plants on site and by sourcing renewable energy from third party sources, the company has very well positioned to achieve 50% of its energy demand through renewal energy sources by end of this year.  
A recent installation is the 350 kwp PV (Photovoltaic) system at its Hyderabad campus which is the largest across its offices in India.  This system will replace parts of the grid power provided by the electricity board and electricity generators with clean solar energy. It will allow for the entire building and parking area to be lit for 8 hours every day.
List of solar installations at Dell – India
Location Capacity Energy efficiency measure
Bangalore (Whitefield) 120Kwp Illuminating entire basement and cafeteria
Hyderabad 350Kwp Illuminating entire building and parking area lights for 8hours/day
Chennai Factory 120Kwp Illuminating entire factory
Gurgaon 90Kwp Illuminating a floor 40,000 Sqft of the Office Building
Total Capacity: 680Kwp
In a unique move, Dell collaborated with Tata Power Solar a year back to put up India’s largest vertical solar farm of 120 kwp at its Whitefield campus in Bengaluru. Additionally, the company is in advance stages of sourcing green power for majority of its energy demand.

“Dell’s Global Legacy of Good Plan’ is to achieve more than half of the total energy demand through renewable energy sources by the year 2020. We have made significant inroads into achieving this by harnessing energy from a combination of on-site solar plants and external renewable energy sources and thereby able to live up to our sustainability commitments by taking real, measurable actions,” said Deepak Ohlyan, Vice President - Dell Global Facilities.

All the recently developed buildings of Dell in India are certified for LEED Platinum / Gold standards. The existing Dell Hyderabad facility is just been certified for Green Existing Building – Platinum by IGBC. 

About Dell Inc.
Dell Inc., a part of Dell Technologies, provides customers of all sizes – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with a broad, innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud. Dell Inc. comprises Dell client as well as Dell EMC infrastructure offerings that enable organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center while providing today’s workforce and consumers what they need to securely connect, produce, and collaborate from anywhere at any time.

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Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company announced the launch of “TLP5832,” a new gate driver photocoupler housed in a low-height SO8L package. It delivers 2.5A peak output power and can directly drive medium-class IGBTs. Shipments have started.


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Toshiba: a new gate driver photocoupler "TLP5832," housed in a low-height SO8L package. (Photo: Busi ...

Toshiba: a new gate driver photocoupler "TLP5832," housed in a low-height SO8L package. (Photo: Business Wire)

Adoption of the SO8L package realizes an IC approximately 54% lower in height than Toshiba’s current products in SDIP6 and DIP8 (LF1 option) packages, providing support for mounting on boards with limited mounting height and also contributing to downsizing of sets. In spite of its small size, the IC secures minimum creepage and a clearance distance of at least 8mm, making it suitable for applications requiring high insulation performance.


On top of this, the new gate driver photocoupler guarantees propagation delay and propagation skew in full operating temperature range between –40deg.C and +110deg.C. High-efficiency design of inverter circuits can be realized by reducing temperature margin.


The latest Gartner market report recognizes Toshiba as the leading manufacturer of optocouplers by sales in 2015 and 2016, with 23% of sale-based market share in CY2016. (Source: Gartner, Inc. "Market Share: Semiconductor Devices and Applications, Worldwide, 2016" 30 March 2017)


Toshiba will continue to deliver products that meet the needs of customers by promoting the development of a diverse portfolio of photocouplers and photorelays tailored to market trends.



  • IGBT/MOSFET drive
  • Industrial inverters
  • Inverters for solar energy
  • Servo amplifiers
  • Air conditioner inverters


  • Low profile thin SO8L package with thickness of 2.3 mm
  • Creepage & clearance distance: 8 mm (Max)
  • LED with long life-time characteristics
  • High temperature operation: Topr = 110 °C (Max)
  • Output peak current: IOPH, IOPL = ± 2.5 A (Max)

Main Specifications


(Unless otherwise specified, Ta = -40 to 110℃. All typical values are at Ta = 25℃)

Part number   TLP5832

Recommended Operating Conditions

  Peak low-level output current

IOPH, IOPL max (A)

  Supply voltage

VCC min/max (V)

Electrical Characteristics   Supply current

ICCH, ICCL max (mA)

  Threshold input current(L→H)

IFLH max (mA)

Switching Characteristics   Propagation delay time

tPLH, tPHL max (ns)

  Propagation delay skew

tPsk min/max (ns)

  Common-mode transient immunity



CMH, CML min (kV/μs)


Isolation characteristics

  Isolation voltage

BVS min (Vrms)

Mechanical Parameters  

Clearance distances


min (mm)


Creepage distances


min (mm)


Internal isolation thickness


min (mm)


Follow the link below for more on the new product.


Follow the link below for more on Toshiba’s photocoupler line-up.


Customer Inquiries:
Optoelectronic Device Sales & Marketing Dept.
Tel: +81-3-3457-3431


Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is correct on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.


About Toshiba
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.


Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.6 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.)
To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm




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Demonstrating its expertise in executing projects in difficult mountainous terrains, Hartek Power, one of India’s fastest growing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies, has commissioned a prestigious 66/22-KV substation project in Mashobra village of Shimla, which will provide reliable electricity supply to a population of 70,000 in Mashobra and adjoining areas.

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  • ChaitanyaChaitanya Rayapudi of Supra Builders, the solar dreamer
It will be a wood free apartment. No geysers, invertors, diesel generators to be installed. When it is completed in next 18months, it will be the “Near Zero Carbon Emissions Building in the country.”
Only 2% of the new constructions in India are Green Buildings. Residential apartments are responsible for 22 percent of India's total annual carbon emissions.  So it is very important that we move towards sustainable homes, informs Chaitanya Rayapudi.

Own a home that doesn't use wood for doors and windows. Uses minimum electricity, draws only solar power. Solar water heaters produce hot water. Solar power is the primary source of electricity for the apartment of 16 units of 3 BHK. It runs almost exclusively on Solar Energy. The power bills will not be more than Rs. 250/- per month. It creates a facility to re-use rainwater. Ground water is harvested. It produces, minimal carbon footprint.
It is India’s first fully Solar Powered Real Estate Project, where even elevators work on Solar Power.
The Supra Eco Homes, the newly launched Hyderabad's greenest homes project planned so well that it minimally depends on the grid. That means there will be no power bills, power cuts, literally.
No geysers, invertors, diesel generators to be installed in the building.
Wood is a primary building material. But, zero trees are cut, and zero wood is used in the construction of the building. Instead, windows made of UPVC and steel doors and frames are used.
Sustainable Homes is undoubtedly the wave of the future. Supra Builders is the first construction company in India gone deep in Solarizing the Apartment in the past, and now even lifts of Supra Eco Homes are run on solar energy, which was not possible earlier in Pride Supra Homes.
This environmentally low-impact home designed and built considering the changing preferences of the consumers informed 32years old young entrepreneur, a software professional-cum-real estate builder, Chaitanya Rayapudi.
Green housing will be the future of real estate not only in India, but, across the globe. Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient buildings must become an integral part and future of the construction industry of our country. And we are happy, "Supra Builders is the pioneer in this segment". Many home buyers prefer our green and sustainable homes.
Only 2 percent of the new construction in India is Green Buildings. We made a giant leap forward in adopting green technologies. Buildings account for up to 40 percent of the total energy consumption in India, of which residential sector accounts for over 60 percent. Residential apartments are responsible for 22 percent of India's total annual carbon emissions. So it is very important that we move towards these sustainable homes, informs Chaitanya.
Constructing in 900sq yards space, the venture; Supra Eco Homes has 16 units of 3 BHK Flats of 1406 ft. The building of two blocks of parking and plus four floors apartment boasts of many eco-friendly amenities. It has green space with private farming of vegetables, fruits, and flowers. It has solar fencing, rainwater re-usage and harvesting facility, water softener, etc. It houses 20seater home theatre, mini-gym, sports room as well.
Own a Supra Eco Home that saves, Chaitanya speaks passionately about his latest venture. When you own a home in The Supra Eco Homes you save six trees, you save on electricity and water. You will be the proud owner of the home that leaves the minimal carbon footprint.
It is the trend-setting apartment and is an eco-friendly model apartment. Our previous project "Pride Supra Homes" drew a lot of public attention. It was the cynosure in the nearby localities. Many architecture students studied it, did their thesis and project works on it, says Chaitanya proudly.
Besides the solar initiative, we have used AAC Bricks, LEDs, Energy-saving fans, energy efficient ACs. We have used UPVC Windows with three track systems, Eco-Friendly Doors (UPVC Tri-Composite). By opting for UPVC Doors & Windows, we have brought down the wood usage in the construction by 100%, said Chaitanya.
We also used less cement compared to any other constructions. By using alternate green construction material available, we save a lot of water used for curing, close to 50%.
In recent years, Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride or UPVC doors have become popular and are being used widely in homes. They are the most durable of the materials available, strong, robust and resilient. It is highly unlikely that UPVC needs to be changed. They don't rot, flake, rust, fade, pools off, etc. Don't require any maintenance. They are stable material to resist pollution. These UPVC doors work as good insulators, due to which home is warmer in winter and cooler in summer. These doors are top rated and imported from Turkey.
Supra Builders, the Hyderabad-based Start-up Construction Company is India’s first Eco-Wise Builder, is trendsetting in its approach. It is always ahead of its competition. It has been the pioneer in offering green living concepts.

For more information, please visit: www.supra.builders

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