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Nclave keeps adding MW in Mexico

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:03
With this new project, Nclave strengthens its presence in this country that is set to become one of the first ten solar energy providers worldwide over the coming years.
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LONGi sets solar industry record for R&D spending, according to PV Tech

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:07
According to LONGi's recently released 2017 annual financial report, total R&D expenditure in 2017 almost doubled to RMB 1.1 billion (US$175.7 million), up 96.67% from US$89.2 million in 2016.
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SolarWindow Strengthens Intellectual Property Portfolio with Over 90 Trademark and Patent Filings

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:03
SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTC: WNDW), developer of liquid transparent coatings that turn ordinary glass into electricity-generating windows for skyscrapers and buildings, announced that the company has now filed more than 90 U.S. and international patents and trademarks for protecting its brand identities, products, services, processes, and materials.
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NARUC Team Selected to Study Solar Energy and Grid Resiliency

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:01
First Comprehensive Look at Solar Plus Storage as a Black Start Resource
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GE Delivered 40 Megawatts of Solar Inverters for the Pacifico Energy Furukawa Mega Solar Plant in Japan

Alternative Energy - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:00
• GE’s Brilliance Solar Inverters Meet the Customer’s Requirements for Reliability and Cost Competitiveness • The Contract Includes a 20-Year Long-Term Service Agreement to Ensure the Maintenance and Service of the Equipment
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One-Step Preparation of Antibacterial Chitin/Zn Composite from Shrimp Shells by Urea-Zn(OAc)2[round bullet, filled]2H2O Aqueous Solution

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:10
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00767E, CommunicationMi Feng, Xingmei Lu, Kun Jiang, Jie Zhang, Jiayu Xin, Chunyan Shi, Ke-Feng Wang, Suojiang Zhang
A one-step method is proposed to prepare chitin/Zn composite from shrimp shells by urea-Zn(OAc)2[round bullet, filled]2H2O aqueous solution as decalcification, deproteinization, and Zn-introduction solvent. Chitin/Zn composite contained 34.7 wt% zinc, 1.2 wt%...
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Solar FlexRack Offers New Integrated Self Powered Solution for TDP™ Solar Trackers Reducing Electrical Installation Costs

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:36
The fully bankable technology includes integrated battery and charger, DC motor actuation, stand‐alone functionality, high precision voltage and current sensing, crystalline silicon module and mounting hardware.
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Clean Energy States Alliance to Lead Multistate Initiative to Develop Solar in Locations that Provide Benefits to the Grid

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:13
CESA is partnering with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, five states, and the District of Columbia to identify locations for distributed energy resources that provide benefits to the grid.
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Recent advances in understanding the pseudo-lignin formation in a lignocellulosic biorefinery

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:10

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00353J, Critical ReviewSomnath D. Shinde, Xianzhi Meng, Rajeev Kumar, Arthur J. Ragauskas
The formation of lignin-like structures by the degradation primarily of plant polysaccharides has been observed after the severe thermochemical acidic pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass.
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Wireless Charging System Developed On Kia Soul EV

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:37
Kia's Popular and Iconic Five-Door Vehicle Used to Develop Fantastic New Technology - Wireless system unplugs the future of electric vehicles - Three-year development project successfully progressed from development to real-world performance - System can wirelessly charge cars with up to 85 percent efficiency, even when misaligned
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EnergySage Releases Its Latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report™ at Bloomberg's Future of Energy Summit

According to new report, consumer interest in energy storage has never been higher, and solar quotes with high-quality panels are the most likely to be selected
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Apple Now Globally Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:31
Nine More Apple Suppliers Commit to 100 Percent Clean Energy Production
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RBI Solar Takes Part in Ambitious Ohio Solar Landfill

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:29
Monumental collaborative Ohio Solar Landfill project unfolds in Brooklyn, OH.
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Siemens Gamesa to build a pioneering 194 MW wind farm in Australia that will incorporate a battery energy storage system

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:27
The company has been awarded an EPC contract for the entire project, which will encompass a wind farm with 56 turbines and a 20 MW / 34 MWh lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery
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Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:26
A Word About Wind’s Q2 Finance Quarterly report examines the current state of US wind, identifies Q1 as the busiest for PPAs in the US since 2013
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Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:25
AqvaFloat UK, a UK-based company, has just commissioned a new UK factory to begin production of it's game-changing floating solar system to supply floating solar projects across the UK and Europe. The AqvaFloat system is unique. Unlike other systems it is based on a tried and tested floating docking system that's been in production for over 40 years. Adapted for solar farms, it is cost-effective and highly robust, certified to withstand 135 mph winds and DWI-water quality approved. AqvaFloat offer a 20-year Product Warranty.
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An Inexpensive Catalyst, Fe(acac)3, for Regio/Site-Selective Acylation of Diols and Carbohydrates Containing a 1,2-cis-diol

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:51
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00428E, CommunicationJian Lv, Jiantao Ge, Tao Luo, Hai Dong
This work describes the [Fe(acac)3] (acac = acetylacetonate)-catalyzed, regio/site-selective acylation of 1,2- and 1,3-diols and glycosides containing a cis-vicinal diol. The iron(III) catalysts initially formed cyclic dioxolane-type intermediates with substrates...
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Art and Design Collide with Tech at Solar Startup

Not only do we think that aesthetics is not a niche market, we think it will come to dominate the solar market in a few years time. With a presence in less than two percent of households today, residential solar is still in its infancy.
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Tom Ulmer joins GEM Energy as Vice President-Sales

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:37
Tom Ulmer, of Hudson, OH, has accepted the position of Vice President-Sales with GEM Energy, of the Rudolph Libbe Group.
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Total Corporate Funding in the Solar Sector Comes to $2 Billion in Q1 2018, Reports Mercom Capital Group

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 13:45
Record high project acquisition activity during the quarter with over 7.7 GWs changing hands
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