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Efficient eco-clean upgrading of isolated cellulose fibers by polyoxometalate (POM) catalyzed ozonation boosted by enzymes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 05:20
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02218B, PaperAnatoly A. Shatalov
The extremely selective and effective delignification (bleaching) approach for upgrading of isolated cellulose fibers by ozone in the presence of mixed-addenda [small alpha]-Keggin-type polyoxometalates (POM), such as heteropolyanions of series [PMo(12-n)VnO40](3+n)-,...
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Facile preparation of bio-based polyesters from furandicarboxylic acid and long chain diols via asymmetric monomer strategy

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 00:16
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02081C, Paperyong shen, BinBin Yao, Guang Yu, Yao Fu, Fusheng Liu, Zhibo Li
In this study, we propose a novel strategy to prepare furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) based polyesters by melt polycondensation of asymmetric monomer with terminal methyl ester and hydroxyl groups. A series...
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Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Workshop, Utah

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:33
Renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, is set to attend AWEA's Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Conference 2017 on September 27th - 29th at the Snowbird Resort, Utah.
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Solar Power International 2017 - Q&A with Kipp & Zonen

With an interactive demo we invite everyone to test this new technology. Our new innovation for the measurement of soiling of PV: DustIQ. It’s a technology that’s completely new to the PV industry and is unique in its maintenance free operation.
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Talking SPI with NEXTracker

At NEXTracker booth 4311, we’re thrilled to be highlighting our First Solar solutions this year – for both Series 4 and 6, NX Fusion Plus™ storage and solar product and components of our TrueCapture™ control system.
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Talking SPI 2017 with Solatrim

In addition to the original ST-001, we have added the ST-055 – our 5.5” wide version – which has been selling well in the Northeast. Installers there are setting their racking to create a protection width that the ST-055 fits perfectly, no cutting, less labor.
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Report Profiles Solar Manufacturers, Some of the 600 Solar Manufacturing Success Stories

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:23
Manufacturers say Petitioners Would Kill American Manufacturing Jobs
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EnSync Energy Technology to Power Microgrid Designed by DCfusion at Solar Power International

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:09
Smart Energy Microgrid Marketplace Pavilion at Las Vegas Convention Center will demonstrate integration and operation of various distributed energy resources in a complex microgrid
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Advanced Solar-Log® Monitoring Platform on Display at Solar Power International 2017

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:08
The new Solar-Log WEB Enerest™ was first introduced in the U.S. at Intersolar North America. High market demand has since validated the need for a flexible monitoring solution for residential and commercial fleets.
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Spruce Finance Becomes First Home Energy Efficiency Finance Company with Full Product Suite on One Platform

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:07
Introduces Expanded PACE Offering for Energy Efficient Upgrades
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SolarWindow Production & Product Update on Electricity-Generating Glass

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:05
This update provides further details about the company’s key in-place and planned initiatives for the upcoming quarters and follows on the heels of its recently announced production agreement with Triview Glass Industries LLC, an award-winning custom fabricator located in suburban Los Angeles.
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Yaskawa Solectria Solar Introduces Made in America String Inverters

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:03
Featuring commercial and utility-scale inverters
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Energy Acuity Launches Energy Storage Database

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:01
Latest addition complement product suite with Energy Storage
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SOLAREDGE SHOWCASING INDUSTRY-LEADING INNOVATIONS AT SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:57
Further enlarging the company’s residential and commercial solutions portfolio, SolarEdge will present its new high-power residential inverter with HD-Wave technology, the world’s first inverter-integrated EV-charger, a web based site designer application, and an extended range of commercial inverters.
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Dandelion Announces its First Installer Partner, Aztech Geothermal

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:54
Aztech to Install Indoor Portion of all Dandelion 2017 Installations
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Heterogeneous catalysis for bio-based polyester monomers from cellulosic biomass: advances, challenges and prospects

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:03
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02040F, Critical ReviewRik De Clercq, Michiel Dusselier, Bert F Sels
It is a 21st century challenge to develop a more sustainable chemical industry where fossil-based resources are, where possible, preferentially replaced by renewable alternatives. Biobased polymers, in particular those derived...
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A roadmap towards green packaging: current status and future outlook for polyesters in the packaging industry

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:03
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02521A, Tutorial Reviewmuhammad rabnawaz, Ian Wyman, Rafael Auras, Shouyun Cheng
Approximately 99% of the plastics produced today are petroleum-based, and the packaging industry alone consumes over 39% of these plastics. In this review, we argue that renewable polyesters can provide...
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Hydrolysis of cellulose to glucose over carbon catalysts sulfonated via a plasma process in dilute acid

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 07:03
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02143G, CommunicationOi Lun Helena Li, Ryuhei Ikura, Takahiro Ishizaki
Herein, we reported a novel plasma-sulfonation process of carbon materials under dilute sulfuric acid within several tens of minutes. The total acidic and -SO3H densities were 4.4 mmol g-1 and...
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Synergistic Maximization of Carbohydrate Output and Lignin Processibility by Combinatorial Pretreatment

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 23:00
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02057K, PaperZhi-Hua Liu, Michelle Olson, Somnath Dattatray Shinde, Xin Wang, Naijia Hao, Chang Geun Yoo, Samarthya Bhagia , John R. Dunlap , Yunqiao Pu, Katy Kao, Arthur Ragauskas, Mingjie Jin, Joshua S. Yuan
Lignocellulosic biorefineries have gained much attention worldwide as a potential solution to the challenges of energy demand and global climate change. However, the industrial implementation of biorefinery has been hindered...
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EnSync Energy Systems Launches Industry Initiative to Accelerate Utility Adoption of Distributed Energy Resources

Alternative Energy - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 16:55
EnSync Energy technologies integrate and aggregate DER assets to deliver 21st-century grid services and performance
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