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Beverage waste derived biomaterials for tissue engineering

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:04
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01951C, CommunicationM. Yates, Milagros Ramos-Gomez, Ana Civantos, Viviana Ramos, Jose Luis Lopez-Lacomba, Jose Vicente Sanz Casado, Jaume Lluis Tarterra, Benet Fite, Ma Angeles Martin-Luengo
The waste material from the beverage manufacturing industry was valorized as a renewable source for the manufacture of biomaterials capable of acting as scaffolds for tissue engineering. Environmentally friendly design...
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Organic electrolytes as versatile media for the dissolution and regeneration of cellulose

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:04
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01776F, Critical ReviewMatthew Clough
Organic Electrolyte Solutions - mixtures of a (room-temperature) ionic liquid with a neutral, organic, polar co-solvent - are attracting increasing attention as solvents for the regeneration and derivatisation of cellulose....
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150 Solar and Energy Storage Workers Gather at California Capitol to Push for Continued Growth for Local Markets

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 17:06
The workers came to the capitol to educate legislators about the different forms of local solar and energy storage technologies including solar photovoltaic systems, solar thermal systems, and grid-tied batteries that help keep the sun shining at night.
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Schneider Electric is contracted to supply back up power for 3200 Ah Lithium Iron battery for California Solar Project

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 16:00
Iron Edison Battery Company, a Nickel Iron and Lithium Iron Phosphate battery system supplier for solar energy storage, selected Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, to supply back up power as part of a solar installation in California.
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SimpliPhi, Ameresco Solar and Haleakala Solar Bring Solar + Storage Air Conditioning Systems to Classrooms in Hawaii

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:10
Waialua High & Intermediate School receives safe, renewably-powered cooling for students
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Efficient route for the construction of polycyclic systems from bioderived HMF

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:41
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02211E, PaperFedor Kucherov, Konstantin Galkin, Evgeniy Gordeev, Valentine Ananikov
The first synthesis of tricyclic compounds from biobased 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is described. The Diels-Alder reaction was used to implement the transition from HMF to non-planar framework, which possessed the structural...
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Natural Power expands London team

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:54
Hannah Staab has been appointed to the role of Senior Due Diligence Project Manager in Natural Power's London office, and will be responsible for the delivery of advisory projects and supporting the ongoing growth and expansion of the advisory and analytical capabilities at Natural Power.
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SEIA Announces New Model Contract to Simplify Development and Open Investment Capital

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:32
The new PPA is an improved and streamlined version of its predecessor, which was originally developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Users will find the new C&I PPA Version 2.0 shorter in length, easier to navigate, and simpler to finance.
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Sunrun CEO: Comcast will use solar to reduce churn in home automation

Daniel Frankel for Fierce Cable: “What Comcast found is that when they marketed Sunrun to their customer base, and customers chose to go solar, it improved their customer satisfaction scores [and] their customer retention,”
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PV 3.0 Era, LONGi Solar Leading The Way

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:15
SHANGHAI, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the upcoming Solar Power International trade show in Las Vegas, LONGi Solar, the world's largest manufacturer of monocrystalline solar cells & modules, will introduce its 300W+ solar module series, based on 60-cell standard modules with over 300W nominal power and 72-cell modules exceeding 360W.
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Locus Energy Offers Solar Monitoring Hardware Flexibility With New “Bring Your Own Logger” Service

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:10
Helps Customers Reduce Costs, Streamline Workflows, Minimize Risk, and Increase Return on Investment
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Silicon solves problems for next-generation battery technology

Alternative Energy - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 09:08
Silicon – the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust – shows great promise in Li-ion batteries, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. By replacing graphite anodes with silicon, it is possible to quadruple anode capacity.
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Clean synthesis of furfural oxime through liquid-phase ammoximation of furfural over titanosilicate catalysts

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 08:39
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02069D, Paperxin qing lu, Ye Jun Guan, Hao Xu, Hai-Hong Wu, PENG WU
Clean synthesis of furfural oxime (FO) has been realized through titanosilicate-catalyzed liquid-phase ammoximation of furfural with ammonia and hydrogen peroxide. A detailed investigation of furfural ammoximation over three representative titanosilicates...
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Carbon dioxide-to-methanol single-pot conversion using a C-scorpionate iron(II) catalyst

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 06:38
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01993A, PaperAna Ribeiro, Luisa Margarida Martins, Armando J. L. Pombeiro
The highly efficient eco-friendly synthesis of methanol (44% yield, TONs up to 2.3 x 103) directly from carbon dioxide is achieved by using H2 and the iron(II) scorpionate catalyst [FeCl2{[small kappa]3-HC(pz)3}]...
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Solar FlexRack to Attend Solar Power International 2017 in Las Vegas

Alternative Energy - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 18:36
Schedule a private onsite preview of the new tracker solution in advance or visit Solar FlexRack at the Exhibition Hall Booth #2538
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Ballard Powered Fuel Cell Electric Bus Achieves 25,000 Hours of Revenue Operation

Alternative Energy - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 18:35
Ballard Power Systems today announced that a fuel cell electric bus powered by Ballard's FCveloCity®-HD6 fuel cells has achieved a new durability record with more than 25,000 hours of revenue service. This is equivalent to operating a bus on a 14-hour daily schedule, 5-days per week for 6.9 years with no significant maintenance to the fuel cell stack, a core engine component.
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MERSEN TO EXHIBIT COMPLETE PORTFOLIO OF 600V - 1500VDC PV PRODUCTS AT SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL 2017

Alternative Energy - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:35
NEWBURYPORT, MA (August, 2017) — Mersen will display its complete portfolio of 600V to 1500VDC components for the growing solar market during Solar Power International, September 11th - 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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SMA to Host Utility-Scale Storage & PV Forum during Solar Power International

Alternative Energy - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:55
Forum Will Address Value of Storage, How to Achieve Maximum ROI with SMA Storage Solutions
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California Leaders Support a 100% Clean Energy California

Alternative Energy - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:54
Economic, Climate Benefits Garner Broad Local Support for SB100
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Natural Power selected for DONG turbine inspections

Alternative Energy - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:43
Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy.
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