The company’s custom power supply for a provider of smart meters and data collection systems is a 30W AC/DC converter for powering energy monitoring systems mounted on utility poles worldwide. This reportedly provides a key link in the smart grid advanced metering infrastructure. The supply can withstand high transient surges such as those caused by lightning, following IEEE C62.41-1991 (R1995) practices. Other features include an operating temperature range from -40°C to +70°C. BEAR POWER SUPPLIES, Phelps, NY. (800) 551-2327.