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ENEL, ENERTRAG AND LECLANCHÉ TEAM UP TO BUILD STORAGE PLANT IN GERMANY

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:30
• The 22 MW Cremzow facility will be Enel’s first storage plant in Germany and will provide grid stabilisation services through primary frequency regulation • The project is jointly developed by Enel’s German renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Germany and wind energy company ENERTRAG, in collaboration with Leclanché as EPC contractor • The investment planned for the construction of the new plant is approx. 17 million euros; the first 2 MW section of the facility is expected to be operational in April 2018, with the entire plant planned to come online by the end of the year
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The Future of Offshore Renewable Energy

While offshore wind has come the farthest and gets the most attention, there are other offshore generation resources that may start making waves in the near future too.
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From Fossil Fuel To Electricity Without CO2: Ohio State University Makes It Possible

The chemical looping process refers to the use of a metal oxide material to take oxygen from air (and water, and/or CO2), and supply that oxygen to a fossil fuel and/or biomass. Using the chemical looping concept, one can make many products such as electricity, liquid fuels,
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New Bill Aims to Give Calif. Businesses, Schools and Nonprofits More Access to Solar Energy

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:01
Will bring thousands of jobs, hundreds of millions of dollars in investment to state
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Massachusetts’ SMART Program Awards Sunpin 20-Year Feed-In-Tariff Contract in Western Massachusetts

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
Sunpin to Develop 5MW Solar Power Plant in Blandford, Massachusetts as Part of the Commonwealth's Efforts to Deploy 1.6 Gigawatts of New Solar Generating Capacity
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EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:28
New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals
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Filling Station of the Future to Deliver Electricity, Hydrogen or Methane

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
ZSW research project aims for climate-friendly mobility
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Raman spectroscopic library of medieval pigments collected with five different wavelengths for investigation of illuminated manuscripts.

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:44
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00016F, Paper Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Giorgia Marucci, Andy Beeby, Anthony William Parker, Catherine Emma Nicholson
Raman spectroscopy is widely applied in the cultural heritage field to perform non-destructive measurements in situ, in order to identify materials, specifically pigments. The spectra collected can be challenging to...
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CMI Limited, the leading Specialty Cables manufacturer, announces Q3 results for 2017-18

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:55
CMI Limited at the meeting of its board of directors held on 10.02.2018 approved Standalone/ consolidated un- audited financial results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2017.
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GETI 2018 finds flexible working at the heart of happiness for renewables professionals

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:55
The second annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), the world's largest energy recruitment and employment trends report, is released today, revealing the full extent to which automation and digitalisation are not just reshaping but revitalising renewables workforces.
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Microgrids Providing Innovative Business Models to Solve Today's Biggest Energy Challenge

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:54
Session within Washington, D.C. microgrids forum in March to examine "Microgrids-as-a-Service" business model
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Valorization of 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid. Diels-Alder Reactions with Benzyne

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:39
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00308D, CommunicationEric M Serum, SELVAKUMAR SERMADURAI, Nicolas Zimmermann, Mukund P. Sibi
Biomass-derived 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid was valorized by conversion to 1,4-naphthalenedicarboxylic acid via benzyne-cycloaddition and reductive aromatization in 66% overall yield (four steps). Two novel bicyclic intermediates were isolated in 80% and...
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Conversion of glucose into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural catalyzed by acid-base bifunctional heteropolyacid-based ionic hybrids

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:39
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03821F, PaperPingping Zhao, Yunyun Zhang, Yong Wang, Hongyou Cui, Feng Song, Xiuyu Sun, Lipeng Zhang
Design of stable acid-base bifunctional heterogeneous catalysts has become crucial for efficient catalytic conversion of renewable biomass to high value-added chemicals. Heteropolyacids (HPAs) are of great interest due to their...
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Lignin Nano- and Microparticles as Template for Nanostructured Materials: Formation of Hollow Metal-Phenolic Capsules

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:39
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00064F, PaperBlaise Leopold Tardy, Joseph Jacob Richardson, Junling Guo, Janika Lehtonen, Mariko Ago, Orlando J. Rojas
Hollow polymeric, submicrometer-scaled capsules show promise in applications ranging from water remediation to drug delivery, and the preferred method for their synthesis includes templating from sacrificial particles. Such particles are...
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Selective oxidation of cellulose, mediated by N-hydroxyphthalimide, under a metal-free environment

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:39

Polym. Chem., 2018, 9,961-967
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01710C, PaperSergiu Coseri, Gabriela Biliuta, Bogdan C. Simionescu
The generation of the phthalimide-N-oxyl (PINO) free radical from its N-hydroxylphthalimide (NHPI) precursor under a metal free environment, to selectively oxidize the primary OH groups in cellulose is reported.
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RAFT polymerization of RGD peptide-based methacrylamide monomer for cell adhesion

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:34
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01887H, PaperChao Chen, San Thang
Synthetic peptides containing the arginine-glycine-aspartate (RGD) motif have been used extensively as inhibitors of integrin-ligand interactions in studies of cell adhesion and cell target moiety. MARGD (sequences: Phe-Gly-Arg-Gly-Asp-Ser), a methacrylamide...
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Effect of Phosphine Ligand on the Optical Absorption/Emission Properties of Platinum-Containing Conjugated Polymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:29
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01886J, PaperYu Miyagi, Taichi Sotani, Tatsuo Yajima, Natsuhiro Sano, Fumio Sanda
The Sonogashira-Hagihara coupling polymerization of a D-hydroxyphenylglycine-derived diiodoarylene monomer and platinum-containing diethynylphenylene monomers with various substituents, HC C-C6H4-C C-Pt(PR3)2-C C-C6H4-C CH, 1: R = C4H9, 2: R = C8H17, 3:...
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First Solar Enters Energy Storage Game

Travis Hoium for Motley Fool: Energy storage opens up some important opportunities for the solar power plants. First, it expands the market potential.
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Solution-Processed Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Using New Polymeric Emitter Containing Non-conjugated Cyclohexane Units

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:11
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY02113E, PaperHyung Jong Kim, Chiho Lee, Mallesham Godumala, Suna Choi, Seo Yeon Park, Min Ju Cho, Sungnam Park, Dong Hoon Choi
The importance of thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) materials in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) applications continues to grow as a consequence of their unique properties and excellent performance. Herein, new...
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Catalyst-free nucleophilic addition reactions of silyl glyoxylates in water

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:11
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03775A, CommunicationMan-Yi Han, Jing Lin, Wei Li, Wen-Yu Luan, Pei-Lin Mai, Yong Zhang
A novel catalyst-free addition of thiols to silyl glyoxylates was developed in water, providing an efficient route for the synthesis of [small alpha]-hydroxysilanes. In the activation of silyl glyoxylates, hydrogen bonding...
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