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Cobalt Nanocomposites on N-Doped Hierarchical Porous Carbon for Highly Selective Formation of Anilines and Imines from Nitroarenes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 01:07
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01374H, PaperTao Song, Peng Ren, Yanan Duan, Zhaozhan Wang, Xiufang Chen, Yong Yang
The search of active, inexpensive, and stable heterogeneous catalysts for organic transformation still remains challenging in both academia and industry. Herein, we present the facile fabrication of non-noble cobalt nanocomposties...
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Zero Net Energy Home Construction Increases 75% From 2016 to 2017

New industry report examines energy-efficiency investments by builders. California currently represents one-half of all net zero energy homes built in the U.S. The state has bold goals for all residential new construction to achieve ZNE by 2020
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Talking Intersolar with Wenxue Li, President of LONGi Solar

Our half-cut module production technique cuts a standard cell in half to reduce the cell’s operating currents, resistance losses and stress on areas that cause hot spots. Half-cut technology increases module reliability and offers a higher solar yield, boosting power output
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Solar Trade Association launches industry’s first-ever Best Practice Manual on distribution network outages

Alternative Energy - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:15
Best Industry Practice Manual – Management of network constraints on solar PV generation (Version 1.0) now freely available for download on STA website
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SINN Power achieves breakthrough in energy supply by ocean waves

Alternative Energy - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:13
In an official ceremony with 70 international guests, the second generation of the patented SINN Power wave energy technology, funded by the German Federal Government, was successfully put into operation in Heraklion, Greece.
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TÜV SÜD supports innovative project for offshore foundation

Alternative Energy - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:03
Acting on behalf of Spanish civil engineering and consulting firm ESTEYCO, TÜV SÜD is supporting the design and development of an innovative foundation for offshore wind-energy turbines in the ELISA and ELICAN projects funded by the European Union. A pilot turbine was installed off the eastern coast of Gran Canaria in June 2018. TÜV SÜD experts have accompanied the project from design examination to pilot-turbine installation.
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Sodium Stannate Promoted Double Bond Cleavage of Oleic Acid by Hydrogen Peroxide over Heterogeneous WO3 Catalyst

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 03:46
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00949J, PaperXiukai Li, Joel Choo, Yugen Zhang
The production of valuable mono- and dicarboxylic acids from abundant and renewable vegetable oil source is of great industrial interest. It is demonstrated a simple and eco-friendly heterogeneous catalytic system...
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Catalyst-free Three-component Sequencing Approach for Efficient Assembly of [1, 3] Oxazine N-Fused Imidazole-2-thiones

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 13:27
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01766B, CommunicationEn Chen, Jiaan Shao, Pai Tang, Ke Shu, Wenteng Chen, Yongping Yu
A one-pot catalyst-free three-component sequential double annulation from amine alcohols, glyoxal monohydrates and KSCN is disclosed, which undergoes imine formation / intramolecular cyclization / [3+2] cycloaddition. This tandem and green...
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Changing environments and biomolecule coronas: Consequences and challenges for the design of environmentally acceptable engineered nanoparticles.

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:21
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01171K, Critical ReviewMarta Markiewicz, Jolanta Kumirska, Iseult Lynch, Marianne Matzke, Jan Koser, Steve Bemowsky, Dominic Docter, Roland H. Stauber, Dana Westmeier, Stefan Stolte
Nanomaterials (NMs) are gaining increasing commercial importance due to a variety of properties that cannot be achieved with bulk materials. Yet the assessment of their environmental impacts lags behind the...
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Supported Gold- and Silver-based Catalysts for the Selective Aerobic Oxidation of 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural to 2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid and 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxylic acid

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:08
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01340C, PaperOliver Robert Schade, Kai Felix Kalz, Dominik Neukum, Wolfgang Kleist, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt
The sustainable synthesis of two important intermediates relevant for the production of bio-based polymers, 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) and 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxylic acid (HFCA), via oxidation of 5-(hydroxymethyl)furfural (HMF) was investigated using supported...
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Solar Technology: Innovations, Challenges, and Small-scale Installation Benefits

Currently, China boasts the highest number of installed solar power panels with 112GW in the summer of 2017. The country has managed to achieve the target it had set for 2020 three years ahead of schedule
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Hanergy's Alta Devices Hits the High Spot in Solar Energy with Record Breaking Efficiency

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:05
Hanergy's GaAs Single-Junction Solar Battery Attains Conversation Rate of 28.9%
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Fully Ballasted Solar Tracker and Cleaning Robots to be Implemented in Chile

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:03
Alion Energy Supplies Solar Trackers and Cleaning System for iEnergía's 3.6MW Calle Larga Project near Santiago de Chile
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Sustainable Production of Value-added Derivatives from 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural: Key Mechanism Understanding of the Reactions

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:02
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00234G, Critical ReviewXiao Kong, Yifeng Zhu, Zhen Fang, Janusz A Kozinski, Ian S Butler, Lujiang Xu, He Song, Xiao-jie Wei
5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is a platform chemical derived from C6 sugars, which can be transformed into various important chemicals and fuels because of the presence of C=O, C-O and furan ring...
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Ecoppia Expands Bhadla Park Cloud-based Robotic Cleaning Footprint with Additional 580 MWp

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:02
Bhadla is a water-deficient region that suffers from frequent and massive dust storms, resulting in panel soiling that can reduce energy output.
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Darfon Announces Upgrades to its Hybrid Energy Solutions

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:00
New features improve safety, functionality, capacity and ease of installation
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AWEA statement on FERC order rejecting PJM reforms

Alternative Energy - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 17:32
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement reacting to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order rejecting two proposals for reforms to PJM, the Mid-Atlantic grid operator.
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CanWEA Awards RJ Templin Award to Power Factors’ Dr. Francis Pelletier

Alternative Energy - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:16
Power Factors, LLC is excited to announce that CanWEAhas awarded the prestigious R.J. Templin Award to our colleague Francis Pelletier, PhD. Dr. Pelletier, VP Arista Energies, has over 20 years of experience as a senior consultant in the wind industry, specializing in power performance evaluation and improving plant operation.
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Solar Energy World Installs Maryland’s First Community Solar System

Alternative Energy - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:16
In 2016, the Maryland Public Service Commission adopted final community solar regulations for the state's three-year pilot project.
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GEM Energy appoints new business development managers

Alternative Energy - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:14
GEM Energy's two new business development managers will be based in Rudolph Libbe Group's northeast Ohio and southeast Michigan offices.
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