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FUGRO BEGINS MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT IBERDROLA’S BALTIC EAGLE OFFSHORE WIND FARM

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:52
Fugro has commenced a marine site characterisation programme at Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Under a contract worth over €10 million, Fugro will undertake a UXO survey to clear the investigation sites, followed by a geotechnical seabed investigation and borehole drilling. The workscope also includes a programme of standard and advanced laboratory testing.
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Molecular and kinetic design for the expanded control of molecular weights in ring-opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene-substituted polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:48
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00870A, PaperChang-Geun Chae, Yong-Guen Yu, Ho-Bin Seo, Myung-Jin Kim, Mallela Y. L. N. Kishore, Jae-Suk Lee
Cube-like polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) is a promising candidate of isotropically bulky pendants to expand the dimensional limit of polymer main chains. This paper presents molecular and kinetic insights into...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

New Strategy to Elaborate Polymer Composites via Pickering Emulsion Polymerization of a large range of monomers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:48
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY01022F, PaperArthur Werner, Gilles Sèbe, Valerie Heroguez
We report a novel strategy to prepare polymer composites reinforced by cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) via Pickering emulsion polymerization. Acetylated CNCs (CNCAs) with different surface properties were prepared by transesterification of...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Synthesis, Self-Assembly, Base-Pairing of Nucleobase End-Functionalized Block Copolymers in Aqueous Solution

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:48
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY01201F, PaperMu Wang, Bonnie Choi, Xiaohu Wei, AnChao Feng, San Hoa Thang
Molecular recognition plays an important role in biological systems. Exploiting the complementary base-pairing observed between nucleotides (in DNA and RNA) to build discrete multicomponent composite micelles would be of high...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

ChargePoint Makes Landmark Commitment to the Future of Mobility with Pledge of 2.5 Million Places to Charge by 2025

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 08:45
he world’s leading electric vehicle charging network vows to grow global network nearly fifty-fold in the next seven years, supporting efforts to combat climate change
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Xcel Energy is the First U.S. Utility to Operate Drones beyond Line of Sight for Ongoing Inspections

In one of the most significant advancements of unmanned aircraft under development by a U.S. utility, Xcel Energy is operating drones beyond visual line of sight during ongoing inspections of transmission lines near Denver.
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Development of pharmaceutically relevant bio-based intermediates though aldol condensation and Claisen–Schmidt reactions of dihydrolevoglucosenone (Cyrene®)

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 06:45

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01227J, CommunicationLiam Hughes, Con R. McElroy, Adrian C. Whitwood, Andrew J. Hunt
Dihydrolevoglucosenone (Cyrene®) has been successfully utilised as a bio-based platform molecule for the synthesis of pharmaceutically relevant intermediates through aldol condensation reactions.
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New Difluoromethoxyl-Containing Acrylate Monomer for PEG-b-PDFMOEA Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymer

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:44
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00942B, PaperHaoyu Liu, Guolin Lu, Chun Feng, Xiaoyu Huang
A new monomer, 2-(difluoromethoxy)ethyl acrylate (DFMOEA), was first synthesized from commercially available 2-hydroxyethyl acrylate via one-step difluoromethylation reaction. A series of well-defined poly(2- (difluoromethoxy)ethyl acrylate) (PDFMOEA) homopolymers were prepared via...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

3megawatt announces major reporting product feature for renewable energy asset managers with the latest version of BluePoint

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:25
3megawatt will showcase BluePoint 5 featuring reporting tools, new data integrations, customizable dashboards and enhanced enterprise features at Solar Power International and WindEnergy Hamburg
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SunShare Secures $11 Million in Construction and Term Financing

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:23
Community solar leader building 8.2 MWdc of solar projects in Minnesota
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Understanding Solar PV Wire Management

Installers that take their wire management seriously will have longer lasting systems that require less maintenance over the lifetime of the PV system (20 to 30+ years).
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Talking SPI with LG Solar

Booth #2638 - A number of industry-leading LG Solar innovations will be showcased at SPI 2018, led by two key products in the famous LG NeON family
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Talking SPI with EcoFasten Solar

Booth #204 - Rock-It System 3.0 – our most innovative rail-free racking system to date.
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Talking SPI with Canadian Solar

Booth #1604 - We will be showcasing some exciting new solar modules (shingled, bifacial and enhanced wafer), our line of inverters (string and skid-mount), and a variety of services (O&M, Turnkey).
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Forensics in hand: new trends in forensic devices (2013-2017)

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:21
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY01389F, Critical ReviewLuiza Pereira de Oliveira, Diego Pessoa Rocha, William Reis de Araujo, Rodrigo Alejandro Abarza Munoz, Thiago Regis Longo Cesar Paixão, Maiara Oliveira Salles
Forensic chemistry is the application of analytical chemistry to forensic analysis and is today one of the hot topics in the scientific literature as it can provide valuable information regarding...
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Peptide-Dendron Hybrids that Adopt Sequence-Encoded β-Sheet Conformations

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:21
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00882E, PaperDeborah Barkley, Sang Uk Han, Tadanori Koga, Jonathan Gallagher Rudick
Rational design rules for programming hierarchical organization and function through mutations of monomers in sequence-defined polymers can accelerate the development of novel polymeric and supramolecular materials. Our strategy for designing...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Simple spectrofluorimetric methods for determination of two pharmaceutically active compounds; salmeterol and trimebutine in their raw materials and pharmaceutical dosage forms in nano concentrations and testing of content uniformity

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:19

Anal. Methods, 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY01201F, PaperM. I. Walash, Samah Abo El Abass, M. E. Fathy
Simple and rapid spectrofluorimetric methods based on the native fluorescence properties of salmeterol in its aqueous solution and enhanced native fluorescence of trimebutine were developed.
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Declining Costs and Technology Are Powering Renewable Energy Demand According to New Deloitte Report

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:15
- Seven key trends are helping make renewable energy sources preferred energy sources. - Three key enablers - parity, integration and technology - are helping solar and wind become equivalent to conventional sources. - Solar and wind can meet the increasing demand from cities, communities, emerging markets and corporations for cheap, low-carbon and reliable energy sources.
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Sungrow supplied 80 MW of inverters for Wyoming's first utility-scale PV plant

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:14
The plant is located in an unmanned area, with grid voltage usually fluctuating acutely, under extreme environmental conditions of extremely cold temperatures in winter and a sharp temperature difference in summer.
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FTC Solar Launches Voyager Single-Axis Tracker

Alternative Energy - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:12
FTC Solar launches the Voyager single-axis tracker, which will be shown by invitation-only to select customers at Solar Power International in Anaheim.
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