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Flavin-Iodine Coupled Organocatalysis for Aerobic Oxidative Direct Sulfenylation of Indoles with Thiols under Mild Conditions

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 09:13
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00117K, CommunicationRyoma Ohkado, Tatsuro Ishikawa, Hiroki Iida
A unique coupled redox organocatalysis system using flavin and iodine catalysts efficiently promoted metal-free aerobic oxidative direct sulfenylation of indoles with thiols at ambient temperature without any sacrificial reagents, except...
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Wind power closes 2017 strong, lifting the American economy

The U.S. wind power industry closed 2017 strong, delivering 7,017 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity representing $11 billion in new private investment, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2017 Market Report, released today. Twenty-nine new wind farms t
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Hyundai Showcases World's First Self-driven Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:43
- Level 4 autonomous driving fuel cell electric vehicles self-drive 190 km from Seoul to Pyeongchang - NEXO fuel cell electric vehicle completes South Korea's longest level 4 autonomous driving demonstration - Hyundai to commercialize level 4 autonomous vehicles in smart cities by 2021 - Fully autonomous Hyundai vehicle to be available in the market by 2030
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Leclanché Selects NEXTracker's NX Drive Energy Storage System for Behind the Meter Commercial and Industrial Applications

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:40
NEXTracker's NX Drive energy storage system (ESS) to improve stability on Canada's largest transmission grid by satisfying demand peaks for commercial and industrial (C&I) end-users
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New ultra-light solar module: OPES Solutions reduces module weight by two thirds

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:39
Joint development with Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP
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TÜV Rheinland Сertifies Hevel Group’s Heterojunction Solar Modules

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:37
Heterojunction solar modules produced by the leading Russian manufacturer and PV project developer Hevel Group (a part of Renova Group) were certified by TÜV Rheinland, as an independent third-party is accredited for testing and certifying photovoltaic systems and components according to various international standards. Hevel's PV modules were qualified with IEC 61215 and IEC 61730.
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SEPA CEO Julia Hamm: PREPA Vision for Future sets pace for utility transformation

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 13:06
Defining utility, third-party roles will be challenge, but could drive innovation
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Vast US market for offshore wind comes into focus

Alternative Energy - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:04
New Jersey, New York and Connecticut make major moves this week
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Pd doped Ni nanoparticles modified N-doped carbon nanocatalyst with high Pd atom utilization for transfer hydrogenation of nitroarenes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:18
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03710D, PaperXueliang Cui, Yu Long, Xia Zhou, Guiqin Yu, Jin Yang, Man Yuan, Jiantai Ma, Zhengping Dong
Palladium (Pd) based catalysts with maximum utilization of Pd atoms is attractive for hydrogenation reactions and saving the Pd resource. Herein, highly dispersed Ni nanoparticles (NPs) modified mesoporous N-doped carbon...
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Organocatalysed depolymerisation of PET in a fully sustainable cycle using thermally stable protic ionic salt

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:18
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03396F, CommunicationCoralie Jehanno, Irma flores, Andrew P Dove, Alejandro Muller, Fernando Ruiperez, Haritz Sardon
The world's plastic production is continuously and exponentially increasing, creating millions of tons of short-lived items that end as waste and accumulate in the environment. Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) provides one...
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Tesla to set up mini solar stores inside Home Depot

Lauren Thomas for CNBC: The expansion would help Tesla test the appeal of its renewable-energy products to a wider audience. It would help Home Depot use some of its excess floor space to sell new products and gain a competitive edge over its peers.
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Obituary: Kenneth R. Seddon: 1950-2018

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:16

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC90012D, ObituaryJohn Holbrey, Tom Welton
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What are Hot Solar Cells?

Thermophotovoltaics (TPV) is a method of converting heat to electricity using infrared light as an intermediary. Combustion heats an emitter to incandescence and the resulting thermal radiation is converted to electricity by a photovoltaic cell.
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Corporations Purchased Record Amounts of Clean Power in 2017

Despite looming policy uncertainty in the two most active markets, corporations globally purchased 5.4 gigawatts of clean power through long-term contracts, surpassing 2015’s record.
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What is Smart Off-Grid?

Smart Off-Grid provides a way for off-grid systems to be monitored, managed and controlled remotely. Built-in, low-cost wireless communications in solar, wind and hybrid-powered devices send critical data to a cloud-based management system in real-time.
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JLM Energy deploys Phazr energy storage statewide in California

Alternative Energy - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 09:08
California's new utility rates undercut the value of rooftop solar. To help customers combat this dynamic, JLM Energy has deployed more than 2,000 Phazr MicroStorage units and is successfully managing residential time-of-use charges for customers in all three major utility territories from San Diego to the Oregon border.
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Lead Battery Industry Provides Billions In Economic Benefit, Provides Gateway To Middle Class

Alternative Energy - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 09:07
Enables More than 95,000 American Manufacturing Jobs
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Parks Associates: ChargePoint, Itron, Meritage Homes, Southern Company, and Vivint Solar to Keynote Smart Energy Summit

Alternative Energy - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 09:01
More than 250 executives to attend the ninth-annual event, February 19-21 at the Omni Austin Downtown in Austin, Texas
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EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation at Red Pine Wind Project in Minnesota

Alternative Energy - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 08:57
The Red Pine Project will further invest an estimated $1 million annually during its production life to the county and townships through the Minnesota Wind Energy Production Tax.
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New biobased non-ionic hyperbranched polymers as environmentally friendly antibacterial additives for biopolymers

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 08:49
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03401F, PaperCarlos R Arza, Sedef Ilk, Deniz Demircan, Baozhong Zhang
The aim of this research was to develop new biobased non-ionic polymeric additives with significant bacterial inhibition and low leaching potential, so they can be used to produce biopolymer materials...
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