Dr. Michael Wrinch

Dr. Michael Wrinch, P.Eng., is the president of Hedgehog Technologies, an electrical engineering consulting firm that specializes in risk management. He is certified through TÜV Rheinland, an international gold standard in safety.

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Energy Efficiency & Management February 2, 2024

How to look at energy efficiency through nontraditional demand-side management

Industries are shifting to DSM, using strategies like smart energy storage systems and solar installations for improved energy efficiency

By Dr. Michael Wrinch
Mechanical & Electrical March 14, 2023

Considerations for choosing the right flyback diode and rating

There are several important considerations when selecting flyback diodes that can make the difference in reliable design and extending the life span of the system.

By Dr. Michael Wrinch
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Energy Efficiency & Management June 15, 2022

The opportunities and drawbacks of demand management using battery-solar solutions

The rebound effect has negative implications on demand efficiency — but a smarter battery charging system (SCS) can be the solution.

By Dr. Michael Wrinch
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Safety & PPE February 10, 2022

Factory acceptance testing best practices

A factory acceptance test (FAT) for the system and issuing a certificate of conformity on both operation and function is critical.

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