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Visible-Light-Mediated Aerobic Selenation of (Hetero)Arenes with Diselenides

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 03:58
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02803B, CommunicationQing-Bao Zhang, Yong-Liang Ban, Pan-Feng Yuan, Shoujiao Peng, Jianguo Fang, Li-Zhu Wu, Qiang Liu
The first visible-light driven aerobic oxidation for the direct selenation of (hetero)arenes was developed at room temperature, providing an eco-friendly, atom-economic protocol to prepare unsymmetrical selenides from easily accessible diselenides....
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North America’s Most Comprehensive Fuel Cell Forum Set to Power Up in Long Beach

Alternative Energy - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:19
The 2017 Fuel Cell Seminar and Energy Exposition takes place November 7-9 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.
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E4TheFuture welcomes new board members

Alternative Energy - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:08
Top clean energy experts tapped to guide leading nonprofit
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Possible tariff on imported solar panels makes the industry nervous

Keith Schneider for The Los Angeles Times: The trade commission’s decision will be transmitted to President Trump on Nov. 13. Whatever the outcome, the tariff case has riven the $30-billion U.S. solar sector.
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SunPower is First to Receive Automated Access for Drone Flights in U.S. FAA Controlled Airspace

Alternative Energy - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 08:31
LAANC Approval Allows SunPower Unique, Expanded Access to Drone Survey Potential Solar Plant Sites
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Antaisolar solar racking utilized for rooftop project in Philippines

Alternative Energy - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 08:28
The Philippines is abundant with sunshine ,but with the shortage of electricity, it's a promising market for solar industry to further develop more business and increase the market share.
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The reactions of dimethyl carbonate and its derivatives

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01764B, Critical ReviewPietro Tundo, Manuele Musolino, Fabio Arico
The worldwide urge to embrace a sustainable and bio-compatible chemistry has led industry and academia to the development of chlorine-free methodologies focused on the use of CO2 and CO2-based compounds...
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Utilization of fluoroform for difluoromethylation in continuous flow: a concise synthesis of [small alpha]-difluoromethyl-amino acids

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02913F, CommunicationManuel Koeckinger, Tania Ciaglia, Michale Bersier, Paul Hanselmann, Bernhard Gutmann, C. Oliver Kappe
Fluoroform (CHF3) can be considered as an ideal reagent for difluoromethylation reactions. However, due to the low reactivity of fluoroform, only very few applications have been reported so far. Herein...
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A practical synthesis of 2,3-dihydro-1,5-benzothiazepines

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02097J, PaperDomenico Carlo Maria Albanese, nicoletta gaggero, Meng Fei
2,3-Dihydro-1,5-benzothiazepines have been obtained through a domino process involving a Michael addition of 2-aminothiophenols to chalcones, followed by in situ cyclization. Up to 98% chemical yields have been obtained at...
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Enhanced microalgal lipid extraction using bio-based solvents for sustainable biofuel production

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 06:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02735D, PaperWAN MOHD ASYRAF BIN WAN MAHMOOD, Constantinos Theodoropoulos, Maria Gonzalez-Miquel
Global energy crisis and climate change urge to find alternative energy sources to help in transitioning from petroleum-based to a more sustainable bio-based economy. In this context, microalgae biomass is...
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Dual-templating Strategy for the Scale-up Synthesis of Dendritic Mesoporous Silica Nanospheres

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 06:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02139A, CommunicationPengcheng Liu, Ye-Jun Yu, Bo Peng, Shiyu Ma, Tian-Yu Ning, Bing-qian Shan, Tai-Qun Yang, Qingsong Xue, Kun Zhang, PENG WU
We have demonstrated a facile and green way to synthesize dendritic mesoporous silica nanoparticles (DMSNs) in ultra-large scale (kg) with cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) and anionic surfactant as dual templates free...
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Tangshan Railway Vehicle Company Commences Hydrogen Powered Tram Trial

Alternative Energy - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 18:00
CRRC Tangshan Railway Vehicle Company ("TRC") has announced a trial of its fuel cell low floor tram, powered by Ballard FCveloCity® fuel cell engines.
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World record for the energy transition - the world’s tallest onshore wind turbine has been built in the town of Gaildorf near Stuttgart, Germany

Alternative Energy - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:57
It’s official now: Max Bögl Wind AG has built the world’s tallest wind turbine in the town of Gaildorf near Stuttgart, Germany. Featuring a hub height of 178 meters and a total height of 246.5 meters, this wind turbine has set a new world record. The turbine is also part of a wholly unique power plant concept - the water battery.
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Microwave Assisted Domino Heck Cyclization and Alkynylation: Synthesis of Alkyne Substituted Dihydrobenzofurans

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:20
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02606D, CommunicationRamesh Karu, Satyanarayana Gedu
Microwave assisted domino intramolecular Heck and Sonogashira coupling for the efficient synthesis of alkyne substituted dihydrobenzofurans, is presented. Significantly, the strategy showed broad substrate and also successful with protecting group...
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Saudi Arabia Just Made Plans To Build Mega Metropolis Powered Entirely By Renewables

Brian Spaen for GreenMatters: Visions include the sun powering large landscapes of solar panels, and the electrical grid will also be powered by wind turbines. All of this is, along with “whole new kinds of energy the world has yet to hear of,” is expected to power the gigantic metropolis.
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Advanced Cable Ties Solar Wire-Management Products

Alternative Energy - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:40
For Solar, Wind, and Harsh Environment Applications
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Schneider Electric Powers Solar Decathlon and Team Northwestern University

Alternative Energy - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:38
- Schneider Electric supplies design and engineering services, energy management products and electrical distribution equipment - House by Northwestern was awarded first place in Market Potential and Communications, as well as third place in Engineering - Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition challenging student teams to design and build full-size, solar-powered houses
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Smappee named as CES Innovation Awards Honoree 2018

Alternative Energy - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:34
Smappee, a leading developer of smart energy monitoring solutions, today announced that it has been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for its latest energy monitor and home energy traffic controller, Smappee Plus. Products taking part in this prestigious program are judged by a team of industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding product design and cutting-edge engineering across 28 consumer product categories.
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Energy from Artificial Photosynthesis

Artificial photosynthesis requires only sunlight and simple organic chemicals to generate renewable energy cheaply and cleanly. While some limited progress has been made in this area, until now, no proposed solution has been nearly efficient enough to warrant commercial use.
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Here’s the truth behind five solar panel myths

If you’re considering installing a solar panel system on your home, here are five common myths – and why you shouldn’t believe them.
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