PowerAmerica Releases 2020 Annual Report

PowerAmerica, a Manufacturing USA institute, is proud to release its 2020 Annual Report: “Accelerating SiC and GaN Semiconductor Manufacturing for Clean Energy.” The report, issued in a digital-only format for the first time, details a successful year of working alongside members to advance wide bandgap power electronics technologies. In its first five years of operation, PowerAmerica has completed almost 200 projects to advance the commercialization of silicon carbide and gallium nitride power electronics technologies.

Highlights of the 2020 Annual Report include:

  • A map of PowerAmerica’s stronger-than-ever member ecosystem, with more than 60 member companies and universities spanning the power electronics supply chain;
  • Detailed writeups on 46 member projects that paved the way for more cost effective, energy efficient power electronics in applications like electric vehicle charging, renewable energy, data centers and more;
  • An overview of PowerAmerica’s workforce development efforts, including the funding of 112 university projects totaling more than $34 million to date to train students and professionals in wide bandgap technologies.
Learn more about the work that PowerAmerica has done to strengthen wide bandgap power electronics technologies in the U.S. by reading the full 2020 Annual Report.