Green Technology News

Parks Associates: 12% of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Buy Solar Panels in 2018

Alternative Energy - 2 hours 12 min ago
Speakers for the ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit include Austin Energy, Carrier, DTE, Mercedes-Benz, Nest, and many more
Categories: Green Technology News

Cellulose-Hemicellulose Interactions at Elevated Temperatures Increase Cellulose Recalcitrance to Biological Conversion

Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03518G, PaperRajeev Kumar, Samarthya Bhagia, Micholas Dean Smith, Loukas Petridis, Rebecca Ong, Charles M Cai, Ashutosh Mittal, Michael E Himmel, Venkatesh Balan, Bruce E Dale, Arthur Ragauskas, Jeremy C Smith, Charles E Wyman
It has been previously shown that cellulose-lignin droplets strong interactions, resulting from lignin coalescence and redisposition on cellulose surface during thermochemical pretreatments, increase cellulose recalcitrance to biological conversion, especially at...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Solvent-free, one-step to the synthesis of sulfonic group functionalized mesoporous organosilica with ultra-high acid concentrations and excellent catalytic activities

Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00002F, PaperQin Wu, Fujian Liu, Xianfeng Yi, Yongcun Zou, Lilong Jiang
We demonstrate here a novel solvent-free technique to the synthesis of sulfonic group functionalized mesoporous organosilica, which was achieved from self-assembly of block copolymer template with mercaptopropyltrimethoxysilane (MPTS) and tetramethoxysilane...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

AES and Mitsubishi Corporation Start Construction on India’s First Grid-Scale Energy Storage System for Tata Power-DDL

Alternative Energy - 2 hours 14 min ago
Fluence to supply 10 MW Advancion storage solution, boosting reliability for more than 7 million customers in Delhi region
Categories: Green Technology News

SolarWorld reacts to President Trump’s remedy decision in Section 201 case

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:16
We are still reviewing these remedies, and are hopeful they will be enough to address the import surge and to rebuild solar manufacturing in the United States.
Categories: Green Technology News

SEPA CEO Julia Hamm: Solar industry will respond to Trump tariffs with more innovation, efficiency

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 18:09
With the announcement of President Donald Trump’s decision in the Section 201 solar trade case, raising tariffs on solar cells and modules, Julia Hamm, President and CEO of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), has released the following statement.
Categories: Green Technology News

President’s Decision on Solar Tariffs is a Loss for America

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:57
The decision effectively will cause the loss of roughly 23,000 American jobs this year, including many in manufacturing, and it will result in the delay or cancellation of billions of dollars in solar investments.
Categories: Green Technology News

Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Efficiency Companies Raise $1.5 Billion in VC Funding in 2017

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:23
Battery Storage companies secure $714 million; Smart Grid companies bring in $422 million; and Energy Efficiency companies receive $384 million
Categories: Green Technology News

Distributed energy businesses to benefit from pioneering predictive management platform

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:29
Pulse, through extensive KPIs, gives management the ability to make data driven decisions on how best to maximise available resources.
Categories: Green Technology News

Solar Finance and Investment: Europe 2018

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:31
Natural Power is set to attend the Solar Finance and Investment: Europe 2018 conference which takes place on 30th and 31st January at the Grange City Hotel in London.
Categories: Green Technology News

Unconventional media and technologies for starch etherification and esterification

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:17
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03135A, Tutorial ReviewAlexandre Gilet, Claude Quettier, Vincent Wiatz, Herve BRICOUT, Michel Ferreira, cyril Rousseau, Eric Monflier, Sebastien Tilloy
Among the most widespread starch derivatives, etherified and esterified starches play an important role. These derivatives are generally prepared by using thermal energy and conventional solvents. This review summarizes the...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

The cooperation of porphyrin-based porous polymer and thermal-responsive ionic liquid for efficient CO2 cycloaddition reaction

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:17
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03801A, PaperQihua Yang, Jian Chen, Mingmei Zhong, Lin Tao, Lina Liu, Sanjeevi Jayakumar, He Li, Chunzhi Li
The cooperation of catalyst and co-catalyst, together with the efficient recycle is of most important and still a big challenge for CO2 cycloaddition reaction. Herein, we report a facile and...
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Microwave assisted domino heck cyclization and alkynylation: synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:17

Green Chem., 2018, 20,369-374
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02606D, CommunicationRamesh Karu, Satyanarayana Gedu
Microwave assisted domino intramolecular Heck and Sonogashira coupling for the efficient synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans is presented.
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Dimethyl carbonate: a versatile reagent for a sustainable valorization of renewables

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:17

Green Chem., 2018, 20,288-322
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02118F, Critical ReviewG. Fiorani, A. Perosa, M. Selva
Green upgrading of renewables via methylations and carboxymethylations with non-toxic dimethyl carbonate (DMC).
The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Categories: Green Technology News

Electricity from all forms of renewables will be consistently cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Akshat Rathi for Quartz: Renewable electricity is already competitive with fossil-fuel power. Better still, the report makes the extraordinary prediction: By 2020, all forms of renewable electricity will be consistently cheaper than power produced by burning fossil fuels.
Categories: Green Technology News

Tri Global Energy Blows Past One Gigawatt of Wind Power in 2017

Alternative Energy - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:35
The announcement marks the highest annual development yet of wind capacity for the nine-year-old company.
Categories: Green Technology News

Wind chasers fly high: a new initiative is set to improve how industry predicts wind speed as the University of Bristol and Lloyd’s Register partner technical expertise with science to help generate better data on wind farm performance.

Alternative Energy - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:26
A new initiative will test scientific minds with the latest technology options to increase the quality, accuracy and access to data used in monitoring and predicting wind trends.
Categories: Green Technology News

Electric car 'batteries on wheels' could help solve renewable energy's storage issue

Joseph Flaig for Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Electric cars worldwide will soon have 10 times the total storage capacity of stationary batteries and should be thought of as “batteries on wheels” to solve renewable energy’s storage problem, an expert has said.
Categories: Green Technology News

TEPCO looks to the transformative potential of blockchain by investing in Electron, a UK energy technology company

Alternative Energy - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:33
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) announced today that it closed an early-stage bridging round investment in Electron at the end of 2017.
Categories: Green Technology News

Antaisolar provided solar roof solution for rooftop project in Malaysia

Alternative Energy - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:33
One rooftop project located in Kedah, Malaysia, has completed the installation work by the end of December 2017
Categories: Green Technology News

Pages