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Transformative Reduction of Carbon Dioxide through Organocatalysis with Silanes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:31
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02052C, Tutorial ReviewRia Ayu Pramudita, Ken Motokura
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a promising feedstock for the synthesis of complex organic chemicals due to its abundancy, non-toxic nature, and favourable physical properties. However, CO2 is considered to be...
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Analysis of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry data for catalytic lignin depolymerization using positive matrix factorization

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 19:29
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01474D, PaperYu Gao, Michael Walker, Jacob A Barrett, Omid Hosseinaei, David Harper, Peter C Ford, Brent Williams, Marcus Foston
Various catalytic technologies are being developed to efficiently convert lignin into renewable chemicals. However, due to its complexity, catalytic lignin depolymerization often generates a wide and complex distribution of product...
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Carbon Dioxide Droplets Stabilized by g-C3N4

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:17
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01666F, CommunicationLifei Liu, Jianling Zhang, Bingxing Zhang, Jinbiao Shi, Xiuniang Tan, Buxing Han, Tian Luo, Dan Shao, Dongxing Tan, Fanyu Zhang
Here we propose the emulsification of CO2 and water by graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4), in which the g-C3N4-stabilized CO2 droplets were utilized as “microreactors” for the in-situ photocatalytic CO2 reduction....
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CoZn-ZIF derived ZnCo2O4-framework for the synthesis of alcohols from glycerol

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 09:16
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01768A, PaperHuaiyuan Zhao, Yuanyuan Jiang, Ping Chen, Jie Fu, Xiuyang Lu, Zhaoyin Hou
As a widely used solvent, fuel and intermediate, the demand of ethanol increases continuously. Currently, ethanol is produced via sugars fermentation and hydration of ethylene. It is of great significance...
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Towards greener stone shot and stone wool materials: binder systems based on gelatine modified with tannin or transglutaminase

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 08:15

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02021C, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Thomas Hjelmgaard, Peter Anker Thorsen, Jesper Asgaard Bøtner, Josefine Kaurin, Carina Michella Schmücker, Lars Nærum
The development and study of strong binder systems with self-healing properties based on gelatine modified with tannin or transglutaminase for the manufacture of greener stone wool and related materials is presented.
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Ionic liquid ion exchange: exclusion from strong interactions condemns cations to the most weakly interacting anions and dictates reaction equilibrium

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 09:50
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01869C, PaperPieter Naert, Korneel Rabaey, Christian V. Stevens
It is well-known that for a fixed ionic liquid cation, variation of the anion determines the physicochemical properties and the activity as solvent or catalyst. Although ion exchange is an...
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Trina Solar provides 167MW of PV modules to Europe's largest PV project

Alternative Energy - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:54
Trina Solar will supply 496,000 units of its TSM-PE14H multicrystalline modules with power outputs between 335 and 340W. The half-cell design yields higher efficiency and its new cell string layout reduces energy losses caused by inter-row shading.
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DLS Converts 2 Million Pounds of Label Waste into Clean Energy

DLS, a national label converter, finds a cost-effective waste management solution that saves 2 million pounds of label matrix annually from reaching landfills while providing a clean burning fuel source for energy companies.
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Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines with 208 MW total capacity for one of Norway’s largest wind park

Alternative Energy - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:51
• Supply of 51 SWT-DD-142 turbines • Long term service agreement
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TGEP Automated ClipperCreek HCS Charging Stations

Alternative Energy - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:50
TGEP recently introduced the upgrade kits for ClipperCreek HCS Charging Stations. The ClipperCreek HCS combined with TGEP upgrade kit enhances the features of the unit and makes it a fully automated kiosk.
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Iridium complexes catalysed the selective dehydrogenation of glucose to gluconic acid in water

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:49

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01933A, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Pilar Borja, Cristian Vicent, Miguel Baya, Hermenegildo García, Jose A. Mata
A catalytic dehydrogenation process for the production of gluconic acid from glucose and starch is reported here.
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Conti Solar Ranked Top US Solar EPC

Alternative Energy - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 16:35
Solar Power World Ranks Conti Solar #12 in US Engineering, Procurement and Construction Firms.
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Sen. Heitkamp receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

Alternative Energy - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 14:32
The Senator’s sustained commitment to U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week
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Governor Northam Announces Selection of EVgo to Develop Statewide Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network

Alternative Energy - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 14:22
The contract with EVgo Services, LLC will use approximately $14 million in funds from Virginia's share of the Volkswagen mitigation settlement
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Community Microgrids Change the Future One Neighborhood at a Time

Energy distribution with microgrids allows communities to rely less on the aging national infrastructure grid. Future power-disrupting disasters will have a reduced effect on places with community microgrids, which would allow residents to begin recovery efforts sooner.
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Harnessing Alternative Data and Alternative Energy to Increase Efficiency

AI powered tools, like Dataminr, help firms make sense of the vast sets of social media data to confidently leverage information from on-the-ground events and enabling them to make the right decisions in the moment.
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A Newly High-end Electric Vehicle Brand "GYON" Launched in Los Angeles

Alternative Energy - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:07
The slogan of GYON is "Right Is Our Niche," which promotes the fact that the brand is looking for new opportunities in China's newly high-end automobile market.
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Peak Power to deploy 2350kW / 4700 kWh of energy storage systems with Starlight Investments to target rising Ontario Global Adjustment Charges

Alternative Energy - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:02
The first phase of the project reached commercial operation earlier this year utilizing Lockheed Martin storage technology with engineering and construction provided by Spark Power, a leading power systems specialist.
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Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa Sign First U.S. Offshore Turbine Supplier Contract

Alternative Energy - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 08:58
Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines
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Rep. Blumenauer receives “U.S. Wind Champion Award”

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:14
The Congressman’s role in shaping U.S. leadership in wind power recognized during American Wind Week
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