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Braggawatt Expands Executive Team and Streamlines Support Features as Financing Platform Reaches Strong Industry Adoption

Alternative Energy - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:14
Fintech platform provider welcomes Chief Operating Officer Kii Miller to help reach more small and medium-sized enterprises with distributed energy financing offerings
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PICO ALTO 4 MWe GEOTHERMAL PLANT NOW POWERING UP TERCEIRA ISLAND IN THE AZORES

Alternative Energy - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:53
The plant designed and built by EXERGY in partnership with CME for EDA Renováveis is now operational producing green electricity and meeting up to 10% of the Island energy needs
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Wind Turbine Composites Market - Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017-25

Alternative Energy - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:31
Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in the wind turbine composites market. According to the Global Wind Energy Council, China alone has installed 23.4 GW of new capacity.
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Antaisolar solar racking utilized for 1MW project in South Korea

Alternative Energy - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:31
Recently, Antaisolar provided pile ground solar racking for 1MW solar project in Chungnam, South Korea.
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Sustainable succinylation of cellulose in a CO2-based switchable solvent and subsequent Passerini 3-CR and Ugi 4-CR modification

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02577G, Paperzafer soyler, Kelechukwu Onwukamike, Stephane Grelier, Etienne Grau, Henri Cramail, Michael A. R. Meier
A rapid and effective dissolution and activation of cellulose was demonstrated by a reversible reaction of CO2 with the hydroxyl groups of the cellulose backbone in the presence of 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene...
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Natural surfactants towards a more sustainable fluorine chemistry

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03081A, PerspectiveValentina Dichiarante, Roberto Milani, Pierangelo Metrangolo
Fluorinated materials play an essential role in modern industry and technology, and their importance is expected to grow even more in the next future. Unfortunately, their practical application often requires...
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From recovered metal waste to high-performance palladium catalysts

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:42
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02678A, PaperKhairil Anuar Jantan, Chuek Yee Kwok, Kuang Wen Chan, Luciano Marchio, Andrew J P White, Paola Deplano, Angela Serpe, James Wilton-Ely
The catalytic activity of a series of neutral and cationic, homo- and heteroleptic, mono- and bimetallic palladium(II) compounds based on dithiocarbamate and dithiooxamide S,S-donor ligands is described. High activity was...
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From Mono- to Tetraacylgermanes: Extending the Scope of Visible Light Photoinitiators

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01590A, PaperAnna Eibel, Judith Radebner, Michael Haas, David E. Fast, Hilde Freissmuth, Eduard Stadler, Paul Faschauner, Ana Torvisco, Iris Lamparth, Norbert Moszner, Harald Stueger, Georg Gescheidt
We have investigated the inititiaton efficiency of carefully selected germanium-based photointiators for radical polymerization. To establish a systematic relationship between structure and reactivity, we have developed a convenient synthetic protocol...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Construction of Catechol-Containing Semi-Fluorinated Asymmetric Polymer Brush via Successive RAFT Polymerization and ATRP

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01794D, PaperBinbin Xu, Xiaowen Sun, Chaoqun Wu, Jian-Hua Hu, Xiaoyu Huang
A fluorine-containing anti-fouling surface was developed at a molecular-length scale by using a compositional heterogeneous polymer brush, which involves hydrophilic poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) brushes with non-fouling functionality, fouling-release hydrophobic poly(2,2,3,3,3-pentafluoropropyl...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Polymerizations in Oil-in-Oil Emulsions using 2D Nanoparticle Surfactants

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 05:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01819C, CommunicationBradley Rodier, Christopher Leon, Christina Hemmingsen, Emily Pentzer
Oil-in-oil emulsions are especially attractive for compartmentalized reactions with water-sensitive monomers which cannot be used with traditional oil/water emulsions. Herein, we demonstrate that alkylated graphene oxide nanosheets can be used...
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Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of blood. Part 3: A study of the correlation between blood conductivity and sedimentation to shorten the erythrocyte sedimentation rate test

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:40
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01696D, PaperAlexander Zhbanov, Sung Yang
The study of erythrocyte aggregation and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is very important both for basic research and medical applications. The duration of the Westergren ESR test is one hour...
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TiO2/CdS nanorod array based photoelectrochemical sensing of Cu2+ in human serum samples

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:40
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02625K, PaperKejun Feng, Minghui Yang, Fang Xie, Guiqiang Diao, Mingming Ou, Huanfeng Huang
In this work, we report a sensitive and selective photoelectrochemical sensor for detection of Cu2+ in human serum samples based on TiO2/CdS nanorod array. To prepare the sensor, TiO2 nanorod...
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Ag@SiO2 Nanocubes Loaded Miniaturized Filter Paper as Hybrid Flexible Plasmonic SERS Substrate for Trace Melamine Detection

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 02:40
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02192E, PaperMenbere Leul Mekonnen, Wei-Nien Su, Ching-Hsiang Chen, Bing Joe Hwang
A robust flexible paper-plasmonic hybrid SERS substrate is reported by exploiting the intrinsic properties of filter paper and anisotropic Ag@SiO2 nanocubes. The fibrous structure of paper promotes the assemblage of...
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Specialist filters make energy cleaner

Alternative Energy - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 09:06
Power quality specialist REO UK has extended its range of harmonic filters with the REOWAVE passive plus. The new product features specially developed control circuitry that minimises reactive power by only activating the filter circuit at certain currents, while also protecting the device against overheating and electrical overload. This technology reduces power consumption of the overall electrical system by approximately 20 per cent.
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Bloomberg BNEF ranks LONGI Solar as World No.2 by Financial Health

Alternative Energy - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:11
LONGi Solar Ranks among Global Top 10 PV Module Brands by Bankability
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An Approach to C-N Activation: Coupling of Arenesulfonyl Hydrazides and Arenesulfonyl Chlorides with tert-Amines via a Metal-, Oxidant- and Halogen-free Anodic Oxidation

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:24
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03141F, PaperMehdi Sheykhan, Sonia Khani, Masoumeh Abbasnia, Sina Shaabanzadeh, Meraj Joafshan
tert-Amines were harnessed to meet arenesulfonyl hydrazides and arenesulfonyl chlorides via a metal-, oxidant- and halogen free electrochemical oxidative coupling in an undivided cell at rt. This environmentally benign approach...
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Alliance for Transportation Electrification Launches with Members, Mission and Momentum

Alternative Energy - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:03
Organization will promote open standards, guide state policies and drive electric vehicle and grid infrastructure growth
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AFC Cable Systems Announces New MC Luminary MultiZone™ Cables

Alternative Energy - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:01
Ideal for Use in Daylight Harvesting Applications Save energy and power by reducing consumption with dimmable lighting and controls
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MERSEN TO EXHIBIT COMPLETE PORTFOLIO OF 600V TO 1500VDC PV PRODUCTS AT SOLAR CANADA 2017

Alternative Energy - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:01
NEWBURYPORT, MA (November, 2017) — Mersen will display its complete portfolio of 600V to 1500VDC components for the growing solar market during Solar Canada, December 4th - 5th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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US House misses opportunity, House bill would cripple wind power

Alternative Energy - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:19
Senate has it right on wind credits, House language must be struck to save 60,000 US wind jobs
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