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SEIA: IRS Investment Tax Credit Guidance Will Help Solar Projects Take Off

Alternative Energy - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:12
Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), in response to the new “commence construction” guidance:
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REC Launches World's First n-Type Mono Solar Panel with Twin Design

The new panel breaks fresh ground for REC and the industry: this is the first solar panel to combine n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design, and promises excellent power output of up to 330 watt peak allied to lasting performance.
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Engineering the acidity and accessibility of the zeolite ZSM-5 for efficient bio-oil upgrading in catalytic pyrolysis of lignocellulose

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:34
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01722K, PaperHector Hernando, Ana M. Hernandez-Gimenez, Cristina Ochoa-Hernandez, Pieter C A Bruijnincx, Klaartje Houben, Marc Baldus, Patricia Pizarro, Juan Coronado, Javier Fermoso, Jiri Cejka, Bert Weckhuysen, David P. Serrano
The properties of the zeolite ZSM-5 have been optimised for the production and deoxygenation of the bio-oil* (bio-oil on water-free basis) fraction by lignocellulose catalytic pyrolysis. Two ZSM-5 supports possessing...
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California Takes Steps to Expand Solar Opportunities For Low-Income and Environmental Justice Communities

Alternative Energy - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:15
Coalition Applauds Long-Term Investment in Rooftop Solar for Low-income Homeowners, Encourages State To Do More
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Waste Heat to Power Market to reach USD 30 billion by 2024

Alternative Energy - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:38
U.S. Waste Heat to Power Market to witness remarkable growth over 2017-2024, government initiations toward carbon emission abatement to stimulate the industry landscape
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SEIA Commends CPUC Decision to Bolster Low-Income Solar Access

Alternative Energy - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 08:10
Following is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association on the California Public Utility Commission’s decision today to increase opportunities for low-income households to go solar.
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Electrochemical oxidative radical oxysulfuration of styrene derivatives with thiols and nucleophilic oxygen sources

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:21
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01337C, CommunicationYang Wang, Lingling Deng, Haibo Mei, Bingnan Du, Jianlin Han, Yi Pan
Oxydifunctionalization of olefins represents a powerful tool and yet a challenging task. Previous methods usually require a stoichiometric amount of a strong oxidant and an expensive transition-metal catalyst. This work...
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Cobalt entrenched N-, O-, and S-tridoped carbons as efficient multifunctional sustainable catalysts for base-free selective oxidative esterification of alcohols

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:14
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01333K, PaperDevaki Nandan, Giorgio Zoppellaro, Ivo Medrik, Claudia Aparicio, Pawan Kumar, Martin Petr, Ondrej Tomanec, Manoj B Gawande, Rajender S Varma, Radek Zboril
We report the synthesis of sustainable and reusable non-noble transition-metal (cobalt) nanocatalysts containing N-, O-, and S-tridoped carbon nanotubes (Co@NOSC) composites. The inexpensive and benign carrageenan served as carbon, oxygen,...
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YSG Solar Extends Outreach to California

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:28
Company expands solar energy business with new office in San Francisco
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Natural Power delivers on UK's first subsidy-free wind farm

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:26
Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner's Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
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Colorado Could Show the World Renewables Are Cheap

What’s happening in Colorado suggests that renewables, such as wind and solar, will continue to be cost-effective, even in the face of challenges. We may get closer to a renewable energy future than even many of the most optimistic analysts have predicted.
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Case Study: Romania Grocery Store's OutBack Power Grid/Hybrid Installation

The owner noted a 60% electricity bill reduction in March, and savings reaching 80% during the summer which is the peak refrigeration season. Equally important, a recent spring outage due to a grid malfunction that resulted in no electrical power for an entire day did not af
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REC Launches World's First n-Type Mono Solar Panel with Twin Design

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:58
The new panel breaks fresh ground for REC and the industry: this is the first solar panel to combine n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design, and promises excellent power output of up to 330 watt peak allied to lasting performance.
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Natural Power delivers on UK's first subsidy-free wind farm

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:46
Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner's Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd started balance of plant construction work on site this month, and the project is scheduled to be commissioned during early 2019.
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Selective catalytic tailoring of the H unit in herbaceous lignin for methyl p-hydroxycinnamate production over metal-based ionic liquids

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:03
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01252K, PaperZhangmin Li, Zhenping Cai, Qiang Zeng, Tian Zhang, Liam John France, Changhua Song, Yaqin Zhang, Hongyan He, Lilong Jiang, Jinxing Long, Xuehui Li
Selectively valorize lignin to high value and commodity chemicals is attracting increasing attention. In this work, an efficient and reusable metal-based ionic liquid (MBIL) was developed for the selective tailoring...
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Visible-light-enabled oxyazidation of alkenes leading to [small alpha]-azidoketones in air

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:03

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01245H, CommunicationWei Wei, Huanhuan Cui, Huilan Yue, Daoshan Yang
Visible-light-induced oxyazidation of alkenes for the construction of [small alpha]-azidoketones has been developed at room temperature in air.
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Organic Ligand Free Carbonylation Reactions with Unsupported Bulk Pd as Catalyst

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:03
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00740C, CommunicationShujuan Liu, Hongli Wang, Xingchao Dai, Feng Shi
Here, surprising results are presented in bulk Pd catalyzed carbonylation reactions. Three types of carbonylation reactions can be realized efficiently under organic ligand-free conditions, i.e., hydroaminocarbonylation of olefins, aminocarbonylation of...
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THE SMARTER E AWARD 2018: WINNER WITH FUTURE-ORIENTED IDEAS

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:29
The winners were presented and awarded at 5 pm on 20 June 2018 at The smarter E Forum in Hall B2, booth 570.
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THE SMARTER E EUROPE 2018: DEBUT OF THE INNOVATION HUB FOR EMPOWERING NEW ENERGY SOLUTIONS

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:27
The smarter E Europe is a reaction to the increasing interconnection of the generation, storage, intelligent distribution and use of renewable energies. The focus of this new event is on the key issues of sector coupling, digitalization and decentralization.
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Voltaiq Selected by Mobile Power Solutions to Enhance Battery Design, Testing, and Prototyping Capabilities

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:43
Advanced Data Analytics will extend MPS leadership in Battery Quality and Reliability
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