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Promising bulk production of a potentially benign bisphenol A replacement from a hardwood lignin platform

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 08:49
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02989F, PaperSteven-Friso Koelewijn, Caroline Cooreman, Tom Renders, Carlos Andecochea Saiz, Sander Van den Bosch, Wouter Schutyser, Wout De Leger, Mario Smet, Peter Van Puyvelde, Hilda Witters, Bart Van der Bruggen, Bert F Sels
A full lignin-to-chemicals valorisation chain - from hardwood over bissyringols to aromatic polyesters (APEs) - is established for renewable 4-n-propylsyringol (PS), the main product from catalytic hydrogenolysis of (native) hardwood...
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Barcelona Forum to Examine Advances in Electric Utility Digitalisation

Alternative Energy - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 16:55
Conference on 20-21 February will focus on next-gen smart grid applications, technologies, and business models for realizing the Utility of the Future
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Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

Alternative Energy - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:46
Despite this bump in the road and other stumbling blocks in the last year, the economic and environmental benefits of solar power remain strong, and governments, businesses and individuals should act now to lock in a low-carbon future.
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New Ship With Rigid Solar Sails Harnesses the Power of Sun and Wind at the Same Time

Kyree Leary for Futurism: Eco Marine Power has announced plans to test their patented solar sails next year. These EnergySails would utilize solar and wind energy simultaneously.
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Sion Power® Announces Launch of Its Groundbreaking Licerion® Rechargeable Lithium Battery

Alternative Energy - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 08:54
The Licerion rechargeable lithium metal technology will offer the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and electric vehicle (EV) markets an unparalleled 500 Wh/kg, 1,000 Wh/L, and 450 cycles when released.
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A New High-Voltage Inverter and Power Optimizer Solution Launching in Japan’s PV Market by OMRON and SolarEdge

Alternative Energy - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 08:52
OMRON will offer SolarEdge's three-phase DC optimized inverter solution, consisting of inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring, for the high-voltage Japanese PV market.
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PROTHEA RAISES CAPITAL TO DEVELOP UNSUBSIDIZED SOLAR PV IN ITALY

Alternative Energy - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 08:50
Prothea raises capital for Limes Italia to develop a 500+ MWp pipeline of Italian unsubsidized solar PV
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Rodman CPAs' Partner Appointed to NESEA Board of Directors

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:12
Rodman CPAs, a full service tax and accounting firm with a specialized renewable energy and clean technology practice serving "green" clients throughout the U.S.
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HelioPower and Kohler Form a New Strategic Alliance

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:12
HelioPower, Inc. is pleased to announce a new strategic alliance with Kohler Power Systems. HelioPower will be expanding their Whole House Energy approach to include offering installation and support for Kohler Generators.
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NAATBatt forms Zinc Battery Committee with ZAF Energy Systems as Founding Member

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 15:09
Increased demand for lead-acid battery replacement to spur growth in zinc market
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Putting a Price on Resilience Could Lead to More Solar+Storage

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 14:13
New analysis finds that placing a monetary value on power outage losses can increase the size and number of economically viable solar+storage projects
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APsystems joins Sunnova Approved Vendor List

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 14:12
APsystems joined the approved vendor list for Sunnova, a leading U.S. residential solar and energy storage service provider. The agreement brings APsystems advanced microinverter technology to Sunnova's portfolio of top-tier, consumer-friendly solar services. Sunnova offers an array of solar lease, lease-to-own, and power-purchase options for customers all across the United States.
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How Solar Powered Trash Cans Might Mean Major Savings for Cities

The trash cans are solar powered because they don’t just collect trash, they compact it. That allows each receptacle to hold about five times more waste than a non-compactor of the same size.
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7 Practical Ways Your Businesses Can Go Green

The year of 2018 will only mean further immersion into all things digital, so be sure your company stays relevant and financially viable through sustainability measures.
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New batteries for Hawaiian wind farm: Younicos upgrades 10 MW energy storage system

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:22
The agreement calls for Younicos to replace existing lead-acid batteries with advanced Samsung SDI lithium-ion batteries, which will be managed by Y.Q, Younicos’s proprietary control software.
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The Green Panel Thinks Outside the Box to Improve Efficiency with Roof Tech.

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:20
With the freezing temperatures we have in Michigan, it can be difficult to place flashing under shingles, so we decided to give RT [E] Mount® and the RT L-Foot Option a try.”
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SMA and Tigo Announce New TS4 Rapid Shutdown Solution

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:15
The Solution is Cost-Effective, Compatible with SunSpec Communication Signal
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Renewable Atom-Efficient Polyesters and Thermosetting Resins Derived from High Oleic Soybean Oil

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:00
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03774K, PaperShichao Xu, Meghan Lamm, Anisur Rahman, Xinzhou Zhang, Tianyu Zhu, Zhendong Zhao, Chuanbing Tang
We report an atom-efficient approach to the preparation of sustainable polyesters and corresponding thermosetting resins (RESINs) from renewable plant oils. Specifically, a diol monomer, oleic acid diethanol amide (OADEA), was...
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BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT BENEFIT FROM THE INCREASING PROFITABILITY OF ELECTRIC COMMERCIAL FLEETS

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 08:47
As they cover ever longer distances and costs continue to fall, electric vehicles are an attractive option not just for individuals, but increasingly for companies. At the same time, they are becoming formidable competition for fossil-fueled commercial fleets.
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JinkoSolar Signs 1.75 GW Solar Module Supply Agreement in the U.S. and Advances Plans for Construction of Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.

Alternative Energy - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 08:44
Under the Master Agreement, Jinko U.S. will provide around 1.75 GW of high efficiency solar modules over approximately three years.
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