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Baker Electric Solar Wins Prestigious 2017 BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:31
The Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust presented Baker Electric Solar with the 2017 BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics in the 100-499 employee category on September 19, 2017.
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Green analytical flow method for determination of total sulfite in wine using membraneless gas-liquid separation with contactless conductivity detection

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:30
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01879G, PaperDuangjai Nacapricha, Nattapong Chantipmanee, Waleed Alahmad, Thitaporn Sonsa-ard, Kanchana Uraisin, Nuanlaor Ratanawimarnwong, Thitirat Mantim
A green analytical flow method was developed for the determination of total sulfite preservative in white wine. The method employs membraneless vaporization (MBL-VP) technique for gas-sample separation allowing direct analysis...
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MicroRNA Detection of Amplification-Free Based on Controllable Solid-State Electrochemiluminescence Quenched by Charge Transfer

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:30
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01724C, PaperLiping Lu, Chang Liu, Tianfang Kang, Lin Wang
Abstract Effective and sensitive microRNA detection is a great challenge. Most of microRNA assays applied amplification strategy to obtain high sensitivity, which made them complicated. Herein, we present a simple...
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Solar Plus Storage Projects Will Increasingly Offer Resiliency

Peter Kelly-Detwiler for Forbes: The SRUSD will be able to cut energy costs (during some months, as much as 70-80% of the district’s electricity needs will be met by the systems).
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Intersolar Middle East: Global PV Markets – Are The GCC Ready to Join the Global Solar Market Leaders?

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:44
In 2016, the MENAT countries together only reached a total PV capacity of 3.2 GW, but with an expected installed PV capacity of 32,5 GW by 2022 according to German research company Apricum. This means a tenfold increase, or an annual addition of 6 GW PV.
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Ballard CEO Delivers Keynote Speech at “Open Innovation Forum Osaka” Event

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:42
During a business trip to Japan to meet with Japanese partners and customers, Mr. Randy MacEwen, Ballard President and CEO attended the "Open Innovation Forum Osaka in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies", where he delivered the keynote speech on September 19th.
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Headspace-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for the rapid determination of possible biomarkers in urine samples

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:28
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01655G, PaperRosa Maria Gonzalez Paredes, Carmelo Garcia Pinto, Jose Luis Perez Pavon, Bernardo Moreno-Cordero
The development of rapid analytical strategies plays a vital role for the research, discovery and confirmation of analytes that can be sensitive biomarkers. Within this line of work, a method...
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Synthesis of Isosorbide: Overview of challenging reactions

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:27
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01912B, Tutorial ReviewCorentin dussenne, Thierry Delaunay, Vincent Wiatz, Herve Wyart, Isabelle Suisse, Mathieu Sauthier
Isosorbide is a diol derived from sorbitol and obtained through a dehydration reaction that has raised much interest in literature over the past decades. Thus, this platform chemical is a...
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Visual determination of ferric ions in aqueous solution based on a high selectivity and sensitivity ratiometric fluorescent nanosensor

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:21
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01917C, PaperHaolan Wu, Lian Yang, Linfeng Chen, Fang Xiang, Hongyu Gao
A novel ratiometric fluorescent nanosensor for visual sensing of Fe3+ has been developed by integrating yellow-emissive rhodamine derivatives (RhB) onto the surface of silica nanospheres embedded with red CdTe QDs....
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Powerwall Type Batteries

There are many reasons to purchase a battery system for the home or business, starting with natural disasters, but a battery system, tied into a solar system, will maximize self-consumption of solar power, reduce grid costs, increase the resiliency of electricity, and take a home or business completely off grid with minimal fossil fuels.
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MERSEN TO EXHIBIT DURING IEEE ECCE, OCTOBER 2ND-3RD, 2017

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:58
NEWBURYPORT, MA (SEPTEMBER, 2017) - Mersen will be showcasing its broad line of power management solutions during ECCE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, October 2nd-3rd, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Scalable and super-stable exfoliation of graphitic carbon nitride in biomass-derived [gamma]-valerolactone: Enhanced catalytic activity for alcoholysis and cycloaddition of epoxides with CO2

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:06
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02583A, CommunicationZhimin Xue, Feijie Liu, Jingyun Jiang, Jinfang Wang, Tiancheng Mu
Biomass-derived [gamma]-valerolactone (GVL) could exfoliate bulk g-C3N4 to form a super-stable dispersion of few-layer g-C3N4 nanosheets with a high concentration of up to 0.8 mg mL-1 due to the polarity...
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A practicable process for lignin color reduction: fractionation of lignin using methanol/water as solvent

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:06
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01974B, PaperHui Zhang, Youcan Bai, Boming Yu, Xinxin Liu, Fangeng Chen
In order to expand the application scales of industrial lignin, a nonchemical-reaction color reduction method was carried out. The eucalyptus kraft lignin was fractionated using methanol/water as solvent and two...
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Superabsorbent Hydrogels made from Bio-sourced Butyrolactone Monomer in Aqueous Solution

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:06
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01397C, PaperSharmaine B. Luk, Jozef Kollar, Anna Chovancova, Miroslav Mrlik, Igor Lacik, Jaroslav Mosnacek, Robin A. Hutchinson
A new water-soluble monomer, sodium 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-2-methylene butanoate (SHMeMB), formed by saponification of the bio-derived monomer [gamma]-methyl-[small alpha]-methylene-[gamma]-butyrolactone (MeMBL), was copolymerized with acrylamide (AM) in aqueous solution to make superabsorbent hydrogels with...
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Integrated strategy for catalytic co-production of jet fuel range alkenes, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, and 1,2-pentanediol from lignocellulosic biomass

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:05
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02368E, PaperJaewon Byun, Jeehoon Han
This study presents an integrated strategy for catalytic co-production of jet fuel range alkenes (JFA), tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA), and 1,2-pentanediol (1,2-PeD) from lignocellulosic biomass which consists of cellulose (C6), hemicellulose...
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Dubai to Get Solar Power Day and Night Without Subsidy at Lower Cost than Gas-fired Electricity

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:07
-ACWA Power awarded 700 MW CSP fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park at a levelised tariff of US $7.30 cents per kilowatt hour; a cost level that competes with fossil fuel generated electricity without subsidy for reliable and dispatchable solar energy through the night.
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Selective conversion of bio-derived ethanol to renewable BTX over Ga-ZSM-5

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:04

Green Chem., 2017, 19,4344-4352
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01188A, PaperZhenglong Li, Andrew W. Lepore, Mariam F. Salazar, Guo Shiou Foo, Brian H. Davison, Zili Wu, Chaitanya K. Narula
The exchanged Ga(III) sites are the active sites for promoting BTX formation during ethanol conversion.
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Studies Show Ethanol Crop Residues Provide A Billion-Dollar Business Opportunity

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:03
New economic impact analyses highlight the untapped value of crop residue byproducts of ethanol production for agricultural states
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U.S. Department of Energy Partners with Eaton to Advance Hydropower Generation

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:00
-Second stage of research advances cost-effectiveness of new hydropower generation -Eaton to manufacture and test new, integrated turbine-generator sets -Creates potential to tap into more than 50 gigawatts of capacity at existing sites
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Energy Storage Europe 2018 is continuing its success story

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:53
Over the past three years, the visitor numbers of the trade fair and conference Energy Storage Europe grew by an average of 54 per cent to most recently more than 4,200 industry representatives.
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