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Momentum Dynamics Deploys First 200-Kilowatt Wireless Charging System for Electric Transit Buses

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:07
Technology Breakthrough Enables Unlimited Driving Range
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SimpliPhi Power and OutBack Power Team Up with West Coast Sustainables to Power Governor Jerry Brown's Off-Grid Ranch

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:05
Project serves as a compelling case study for the cost effectiveness and viability of renewable energy plus storage in providing reliable off-grid power.
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SunPower Invests in American Solar Manufacturing

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:03
Agreement to Acquire SolarWorld Americas and Deploy SunPower's Performance Series (P-Series) Manufacturing Technology
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MicroLink Devices Achieves Certified 37.75% Solar Cell Power Conversion Efficiency

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:02
The 37.75% efficiency is the highest reported for a triple junction ELO solar cell produced on a 6-inch GaAs substrate production platform. The specific power of this ELO solar cell design exceeds 3000 W/kg under 1-sun AM0 spectrum, which is the world's record in comparison to any other solar cell technology.
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Development of CO2 phase change absorbents by means of cosolvent effect

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:47
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00283E, PaperFushen Yang, Xianhang Jin, Jiawei Fang, Weiwei Tu, Ye Yang, Chunhua Cui, Weidong Zhang
CO2 phase change absorbent, CPCA, as a novel alternative absorbent, has attracted a great attention recently. In this work, the CPCAs composed of MDEA/C4-C6 alcohol/H2O were developed by means of...
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Reply to the 'Comment on "Zemplen transesterification: a name reaction that has misled us for 90 years"' by G. Poli, C. Pezzetta, I. Leito and S. Tshepelevitsh, Green Chemistry, 2018, 20, DOI: 10.1039/c7gc03795c

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:36
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00814K, CommentBo Ren, Jiantao Ge, Hai Dong
Prof. Poli and coworkers recently commented on our previous report in which we demonstrated that using NaOH and NaOMe in methanol for deacylation are identical. By consideration of the equilibrium...
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Supramolecular Double Networks of Cellulose Nanofibrils and Algae Polysaccharides with Excellent Wet Mechanical Properties

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:17
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00590G, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Tobias Benselfelt, Joakim Engstrom, Lars Wagberg
Supramolecular double network films, consisting of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) entangled with the algae polysaccharides alginate or carrageenan, were prepared using a rapid vacuum filtration process to achieve water-resistant CNF nanopapers...
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ABB to showcase its ABB Ability™ digital grid solutions at IEEE 2018

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:46
New T&D technologies focus on digital substations and transformers, GIS switchgear and high- and medium-voltage equipment
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ABB selected by Electrify America to provide high power electric vehicle chargers across the United States

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:45
ABB's Terra HP high power electric vehicle chargers chosen for use along U.S. highways in an ambitious 10-year project
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Increased understanding of loads endured by the WaveRoller solution finds scope for optimization.

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:44
The tests covered a wide range of design conditions of varying tides, sea states and wave directions. The test results showed that the design loads were accurately derived from the combination of numerical methodology and sea trial data.
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Leading solar nonprofits spotlight solar, climate solutions in fourth annual “Solar Education Week”

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:43
RE-volv, GRID Alternatives, Vote Solar, Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign and The Redford Center activate communities across the country to harness the power of clean energy in week leading to Earth Day
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DOE Solar Funding Announcement Will Help America Lead the Way in Energy Innovation

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:41
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced a major funding opportunity of up to $105.5 million to advance solar technologies and improve and expand the solar workforce. Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, the President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on this program:
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Wind powers forward to reach 30 percent in four states

Wind power, the largest source of U.S. renewable electricity generating capacity, now supplies more than 30 percent of the electricity in four states, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota, after strong growth in 2017.
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Battery Storage to Recharge the Clean Energy Transition – New Report

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:37
Clean Energy Group makes the case for battery storage as an emerging opportunity to transform all sectors of the economy
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Comment on "Zemplen transesterification: a name reaction that has misled us for 90 years" by B. Ren, M. Wang, J. Liu, J. Ge, X. Zhang and H. Dong, Green Chemistry, 2015, 17, 1390-1394

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:16
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03795C, CommentGiovanni Poli, Cristofer Pezzetta, Ivo Leito, Sofja Tshepelevitsh
The recent title paper reports that the Zemplen transesterification can be accomplished equally well using catalytic amounts of NaOH in MeOH instead of the classical catalytic amounts of MeONa in...
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The Energy Transformation Has Arrived

Decentralized energy resources like solar PV, batteries and electric vehicles are transforming how we trade and transfer energy.
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DVO Commissions First Anaerobic Digester Installation in Pennsylvania

The dairy is utilizing the separated digested solids for bedding, having previously bedded with sand. The digested liquid is stored in a lagoon to be applied as fertilizer on to growing crops, increasing crop yield and reducing the likelihood of nutrient runoff.
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THE SMARTER E EUROPE CONFERENCE TO CELEBRATE ITS PREMIERE: DIGITALIZATION, DECENTRALIZATION AND SECTOR COUPLING IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:45
Conference Program specially tailored to stakeholders in the smart, connected energy infrastructure of the future
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Natural Power at Wind Operations Dallas 2018

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:17
This year's 10th annual Wind Operations Dallas will see Natural Power's Senior Vice President in North America, Holly Burnett, chair the Asset, Risk and Performance Optimization track on April 17th followed by the Fleet Digitization track on April 18th. Holly will also participate in a panel discussion focused on the return-on-investment of data analytics and management. A long-time participant in this event, Natural Power was last years' recipient of the Most Exciting Industry Newcomer 2017 for wind project operations.
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ABB deploys microgrid with large battery energy storage in Australia

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:54
Securing power supply for off-grid mining operation and lowering environmental impact for a clean-energy future
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