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The new system including 100 kW generator is mobile and needs less construction material than wind turbines. Additionally the Kitepower system can flexibly use winds up to an altitude of 500 m.
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MAXIMIZE PRODUCTION AND REVENUES OF UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR WITH DC-COUPLED ENERGY STORAGE

DC-Coupled Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage leads to higher round-trip efficiencies and lower cost of integration with existing PV arrays and at the same time, opens up new revenue streams not possible with traditional AC-coupled storage.
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The independent full-scope multi-brand specialist Deutsche Windtechnik is entering the US market

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:11
The high quality of service and flexible contract options provided by the company enable new optimization potential for US operators
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LONGi Solar Half-Cut Monocrystalline PERC module breaks 360W, Sets A New World Record

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:07
LONGi's singular focus on PERC technology significantly reduces the LCOE, thereby advancing grid parity and raising the technological bar in PV. PERC has emerged as a focus technology point, especially in China's "Top Runner" projects. Experts predict that by 2020, PERC will account for 65GW of capacity and about 40% of shipments.
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Siemens Gamesa selected to supply 225 MW for U.S. wind project

Alternative Energy - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:00
-Siemens Gamesa to supply 98 SWT-2.3-108 wind turbines -Blades and nacelles and hubs to come from Fort Madison, Iowa, and Hutchinson, Kansas, facilities, respectively
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Characterisation of illicit ecstasy and diazepam tablets by colorant identification

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 06:25

Anal. Methods, 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02921G, PaperL. Sharrenbroch, A. Tough, K. H. Matthews
Ecstasy and diazepam are two commonly abused drugs with a high potential for dependence.
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Real-time reaction control for solar production of chemicals under fluctuating irradiance

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 05:25

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00613J, CommunicationFang Zhao, Dario Cambie, Volker Hessel, Michael G. Debije, Timothy Noel
A simple and inexpensive reaction control system mitigates the impact of solar irradiance fluctuations on the conversion of a sunlight-powered photochemical reaction, affording constant product quality.
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Preparation of Biorenewable Poly([gamma]-butyrolactone)-b-poly(L-lactide) Diblock Copolyesters via One-pot Sequential Metal-free Ring-Opening Polymerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 02:23
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00389K, Paperyong shen, Jinbo Zhang, Na Zhao, Fusheng Liu, Zhibo Li
The preparation of block copolymers containing poly([gamma]-butyrolactone) block remains as a synthetic challenge owing to the unfavorable thermodynamics towards the ring-opening polymerization (ROP) of "non-strain" five-membered ring, which makes it...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Polymerization-induced self-assembly of Large-scale iohexol nanoparticles as contrast agents for X‑ray Computed Tomography Imaging

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 00:22
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00192H, PaperYuxun Ding, Xinyu Zhang, Yingjin Xu, Tangjian Cheng, Hanlin Ou, Zhanyong Li, Yingli An, Wenzeng Shen, Yang Liu, Linqi Shi
X-ray computed tomography (CT) is one of the most useful imaging technologies on clinic. To increase the sensitivity of CT, iodinated compounds are used as injectable contrast agents. Unfortunately, the...
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Isothermal single base extension based lateral flow biosensor and electrochemical assay for gene point mutation detection

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:21
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00746B, PaperNing SUN, Qi Guo, Xiaomei Li, jitao chen, Xiaowen Liu, Kwok-yin Wong, zhiyuan fang
Gene point mutations are commonly associated with the development of cancer and other diseases. The rapid and accurate detection of mutation is increasingly needed in personalized therapeutic regimes. In this...
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Dual-quenching Strategy for Determination of ATP based on aptamer and Exonuclease I-assisted Electrochemiluminescence resonance energy transfer

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:19
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00465J, PaperHeng-Yu Xu, Long-Sheng Jin, Ning Xu, Jing-Ru Chen, Mei-Sheng Wu
We report a dual-quenching strategy for highly sensitive detection of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) using electrochemiluminescence (ECL) recovery based on the exonuclease-assisted decreasing amount of both ferrocene and ECL-RET acceptor (Au...
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Label-free and sensitive detection of uracil-DNA glycosylase using exponential real-time rolling circle amplification

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:19
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00742J, PaperYuan Xu, Yunxi Cui, Qiuge Zhao, An-na Tang, Deming Kong
Sensitive valuation of the Uracil-DNA glycosylase (UDG) activity is greatly significant in both fundamental biochemical process studies and disease prognoses. In this study, a plain but sensitive UDG activity-sensing strategy...
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Catalyst-free Tandem Halogenation/Semipinacol Rearrangement of Allyl Alcohols with Sodium Halide in water

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:19
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00478A, CommunicationZhixuan Zeng, Xudong Xun, Liwu Huang, Jiecheng Xu, Gongming Zhu, Guofeng Li, Wangsheng Sun, Liang Hong, Rui Wang
An economical, convenient and eco-friendly procedure for the one-pot synthesis of -haloketones with a -quaternary carbon center via the tandem halogenation/semipinacol rearrangement of allyl alcohols with NaX (X= Cl, Br,...
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Multiple hydrogen bond coordination in three-constituent deep eutectic solvent enhances lignin fractionation from biomass

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:18
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00900G, PaperQinqin Xia, Yongzhuang Liu, Juan Meng, Wanke Cheng, wenshuai chen, Shouxin Liu, Yixing Liu, Jian Li, Haipeng Yu
As an emerging generation of green solvents, deep eutectic solvents (DESs) are promising for the pretreatment of lignocellulose and the production of biochemicals. However, not all DESs are effective for...
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GEM Energy Service Group promotes Jeremy Damstra to director of service sales

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:15
Jeremy Damstra, of Avon, has been promoted to director of service sales for GEM Energy, part of the Rudolph Libbe Group, a provider of construction and facility services.
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sonnen Appoints Ani Backa as U.S. Director of Regulatory Strategy and Utility Initiatives

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:29
An expert in U.S. utilities and regulations, Ani Backa will further sonnen's mission of using residential battery storage and the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) platform to support grid integration and enhance customer experience
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Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Efficiency Companies Raise $472 Million in VC Funding in Q1 2018

Alternative Energy - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:02
Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Energy Efficiency sectors for the first quarter of 2018.
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Biomimetic antimicrobial polymers: recent advances in molecular design

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:13

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00012C, Review Article Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Cansu Ergene, Kazuma Yasuhara, Edmund F. Palermo
The increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, coupled with the decline in the number of new antibiotic drug approvals, has created a therapeutic gap that portends an emergent public health crisis.
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Redox-Triggered Hydrogels Revealing Switchable Stiffness Properties and Shape-Memory Functions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:13
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00515J, PaperMichael Fadeev, Gilad Davidson-Rozenfeld, Yonatan Biniuri, Ravit Yakobi, Remi Cazelles, Miguel Angel Aleman Garcia, Itamar Willner
The synthesis, characterization and application of redox-switchable hydrogels are described. One system includes the crosslinking of terpyridine-functionalized acrylamide copolymer chains by redox-active metal-ion terpyridine complexes (Mn/n+1 = Ru2+/3+; Os2+/3+). The...
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