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“Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities” - ETIP PV workshop will take place on 19 and 20 March, 2018 in Berlin, Germany

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:38
• Focus on innovation in solar building skins / building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) • Organized with the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin and SETA Network • Registration is open
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WORLEYPARSONS EXPANDS EUROPEAN FOOTPRINT WITH NEW GERMAN OFFICE

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:38
06 February 2018, Germany: WorleyParsons Deutschland Gr.i., the leading global provider of professional services to the energy, resources and complex process industries, has unveiled a new office in Ludwigshafen, Germany, with local partners Bilfinger Peters Engineering and Bilfinger GreyLogix.
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US wind industry statement on Trump infrastructure plan

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:18
President Trump could unleash rural America’s energy potential with transmission
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Scalable and Clean Exfoliation of Graphitic Carbon Nitride in NaClO Solution: Enriched Surface Active Sites for Enhanced Photocatalytic H2 Evolution

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:48
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03704J, PaperLifeng Cui, Yanfei Liu, Xueyou Fang, Chao chuang Yin, Shasha Li, Di Sun, Shifei Kang
Graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) has attracted wide attention as a promising visible-light-driven metal-free semiconductor photocatalyst. The transportation and transformation of photogenerated carriers during the photocatalytic process of g-C3N4 are restricted...
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Template-free and room temperature synthesis of hierarchical porous zeolitic imidazolate framework nanoparticles and their dye and CO2 sorption

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:47

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03805D, PaperHani Nasser Abdelhamid, Xiaodong Zou
A green route for synthesis of hierarchical porous zeolitic imidazolate framework nanoparticles has been proposed. The materials exhibit high CO2 uptake and selective dye sorption properties.
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Panasonic and Enphase Energy Announce Strategic Partnership for High Efficiency AC Modules

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:57
Compatibility of Panasonic 96-cell HIT® PV panels and Enphase Energy IQ 7X microinverter will offer homeowners superior performance and reliability.
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SUNLINK CORPORATION CLOSES 2017 WITH 150% GROWTH, SURPASSING 2 GW OF TOTAL INSTALLED SOLAR

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:56
SunLink Corporation, a leading manufacturer of enterprise-grade solar mounting systems and intelligent solutions for large-scale utility and commercial markets, today announced the company surpassed more than two gigawatts (GW) of total installed solar projects by the end of 2017.
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Aquanis, Inc. Receives Strategic Wind Industry Seed Investment

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:44
Company to use latest funding to advance its smart blade technology to improve wind turbines and reduce the cost of wind energy
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FPL unveils first solar-plus-storage system in the U.S. that can increase solar power plant output

By incorporating this new technology into the FPL Citrus Solar Energy Center, a solar power plant that was built in 2016, FPL expects to increase the amount of solar energy that the plant can deliver to the electric grid by more than half a million kilowatt-hours a year.
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Highly-Functionalized Arene Synthesis Based on Palladium on Carbon-Catalyzed Aqueous Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexadienes and Cyclohexenes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 14:28
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03819D, CommunicationNaoki Yasukawa, Hiroki Yokoyama, Masahiro Masuda, Yasunari Monguchi, Hironao Sajiki, Yoshinari Sawama
The transition metal-catalyzed dehydrogenation is a clean oxidation method requiring no additional oxidant. We have accomplished an easily-removed Pd/C-catalyzed aqueous dehydrogenation of 1,4-cyclohexadienes and cyclohexenes to give the corresponding highly-functionalized...
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Budget Deal Reinstates Fuel Cell Investment Tax Credit

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 14:06
Action seen as a boost for American workers and customers
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DWEA Lauds New ITC Legislation Supporting Distributed Wind Power

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:23
Industry Now Well Positioned for Rapid Growth
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Congress Fulfills Long-Awaited Promise for U.S. Advanced Energy Businesses to Invest and Grow

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 12:22
Today, national business group Advanced Energy Economy released the following statement upon final passage of the U.S. budget deal early this morning.
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Designing effective solid catalysts for biomass conversion: Aerobic oxidation of ethyl lactate to ethyl pyruvate

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:19
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00032H, PaperWei Zhang, Bernd Ensing, Gadi Rothenberg, Raveendran N Shiju
The direct oxidative dehydrogenation of lactates with molecular oxygen is a promising route for producing biobased pyruvates. But practical implementation of this route means high yields and mild conditions, which...
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Visible-Light-Promoted Intramolecular C-H Amination in Aqueous Solution: Synthesis of Carbazoles

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:19
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03392C, PaperLizheng Yang, Yipin Zhang, Xiaodong Zou, Hongjian Lu, Guigen Li
An effective and operationally simple protocol is reported for the synthesis of versatile carbazoles. With water as co-solvent, visible-light rather than various metals is used to facilitate conversion of readily...
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National Solar Jobs Census

The Solar Foundation: The Solar Foundation’s annual National Solar Jobs Census is a comprehensive report on employment trends within the U.S. solar industry, nationwide and state by state. The latest Solar Jobs Census includes data for 2017.
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LONGi Plans To Triple Its Wafer Capacity To 45GW By 2020

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:46
In its strategic 3-year plan, LONGi showcased its phased approach for the steady expansion of its production capacity of monocrystalline silicon wafers.
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Sunverge Extends Advanced Virtual Power Plant Capabilities

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 08:45
Latest software release further optimizes local generation and offers greater demand response capabilities
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Non-biocidal preservation of wood against brown-rot fungi with TiO2/Ce Xerogel

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:18
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03751A, PaperHuizhang Guo, Erik Valentine Bachtiar, Javier Ribera, Markus Heeb, Francis W.M.R. Schwarze, Ingo Burgert
The use of wood as an eco-friendly building material requires the development of environmentally benign wood preservatives, which are ideally non-toxic during and after service life. However, too little is...
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Turbine tip extension offers energy output boost

Alternative Energy - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:47
Natural Power recently provided planning support and conducted structural assessments as part of a retro-fit blade tip extension pilot project for Siemens Gamesa.
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