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DevonWay expands international footprint in 2018

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:50
DevonWay, a leading provider of on-demand Work, Quality, and Safety Management software, announces three large new international customers.
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AWEA releases video of fish feeding at America’s 1st offshore wind farm

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:47
New footage highlights coexistence of marine life and offshore wind
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SMA to Showcase Improved Power+ Solution with U.S. Road Show

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:00
Next Generation MLPE Solution Features Greater Speed and Simplicity
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Inspire and Shell Energy North America Enter Multi-Year Strategic Relationship

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:59
Shell Energy will partner with Inspire to accelerate consumer adoption of clean energy, with plans to grow to over one million Inspire members
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Close to 6,500 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Have Been Sold Globally

By year-end 2017, a total of 6,475 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been sold globally since 2013 when the vehicles first became available commercially. This is disclosed by Information Trends in its upcoming report, "Global Market for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, 2018."
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Trina Solar Announces New Efficiency Record of 25.04% for Large-area IBC Mono-crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:04
The result was independently certified by Japan Electric Safety and Environmental Technology Laboratory (JET).
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Grid-stabilizing solar-plus-storage systems launched by Kitu Systems and Pika Energy in Southern California

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:03
California homeowners and businesses can now combine the benefits of local generation and storage with grid connectivity to optimize their energy usage, cost, and availability
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altE Opens Puerto Rican Warehouse to Aid in Electric Grid Crisis

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:00
Solar company opens warehouse in Puerto Rico to reduce the headache and wait times to buy and install solar power systems during the continued electric grid crisis after Hurricane Maria.
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SEPA OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR 2018 POWER PLAYERS AWARDS

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:59
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced that nominations are now open for the 2018 SEPA Power Players Awards.
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The Great Energy Transition Gathers Momentum

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:58
- China slows a bit, but Europe and India take up the slack
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Ballard Announces Planned Deployment of 500 Fuel Cell Commercial Trucks in Shanghai

Alternative Energy - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:57
500 licensed trucks highlight progress in the adoption of Ballard fuel cell technology in China's transportation sector, expected to be world's largest deployment of fuel cell commercial trucks
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Facile Synthesis of Starch-Based Nanoparticles Stabilized Pickering Emulsion: Its pH-Responsive Behavior and Application for the Recyclable Catalysis

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:16
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00143J, PaperLiang Qi, Zhigang Luo, Xuanxuan Lu
In this work, a pH-responsive [2-(dimethylamine)ethyl methacrylate] (DMAEMA) grafted maize starch composite was synthesized via free radical polymerization in the presence of crosslinker N,N'-Methylenebisacrylamide (BIS). Combined with the gelatinization-alcohol precipitation...
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Mild Halogenation of Polyolefins Using an N-Haloamide Reagent

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 19:33
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00013A, PaperChristopher M. Plummer, Houbo Zhou, Wen Zhu, Huahua Huang, Lixin Liu, Yongming Chen
Chlorinated polyolefins remain highly valued commodity polymers owing to their excellent physiochemical properties. The chief synthetic route to this variety of polymer involves the chlorination of polyolefin materials using chlorine...
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Investigation of Ethosuximide Stability under Certain ICH-Recommended Stress Conditions Using Validated Stability-Indicating HPLC Method

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 18:33
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02740K, PaperYasser El-Shabrawy, Mohamed Walash, Nahed El-Enany, Rania Nabih El-Shaheny
A study of the chemical stability of the antiepileptic drug ethosuximide (ESX) under certain ICH-recommended stress conditions was conducted for the first time. A stability-indicating HPLC method was applied using...
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Four Clean Energy Startups Selected for Launch Alaska Business Accelerator

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:27
Launch Alaska's program selects companies tackling some of the world's biggest energy and climate problems
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Metal-Free Transesterification Catalyzed by Tetramethylammonium Methyl Carbonate

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:24
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03858E, CommunicationManabu Hatano, Yuji Tabata, Yurika Yoshida, Kohei Toh, Kenji Yamashita, Yoshihiro Ogura, Kazuaki Ishihara
Environmentally benign metal-free tetramethylammonium methyl carbonate is effective as a catalyst for the chemoselective, scalable, and reusable transesterification of various esters and alcohols in common organic solvents. In situ-generated highly...
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Cellulose-dissolving protic ionic liquids as low-cost catalysts for direct transesterification reactions of cellulose

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:24
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03603E, PaperHideki Hanabusa, Ekaterina I. Pas, Shiori Suzuki, Yuko Takeoka, MASAHIRO RIKUKAWA, Masahiro Yoshizawa-Fujita
Cellulose acetate (CA) is a resin derived from biomass. In addition to its various superior properties, CA is preferable to existing petroleum-derived resins from the viewpoint of green chemistry. Therefore,...
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A solvent-free, base-catalyzed domino reaction towards trifluoromethylated benzenes from bio-based methyl coumalate

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:24
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03721J, PaperLiang CHANG, Nadja Klipfel, Luc Dechoux, Serge Thorimbert
A novel, efficient, and environmentally compatible method for CF3-substituted benzene production is reported. It sources a bio-based feedstock, employs tBuOK as catalyst, and is solvent-free. This regioselective approach provides various...
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Efficient biosynthesis of enantiopure tolvaptan by utilizing alcohol dehydrogenase-catalyzed enantioselective reduction

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:22
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03679E, CommunicationHonglei Zhang, Chao Zhang, Mengnan Han, Chaohong Pei, Zhidong Xu, Wei Li
Using whole cells of Escherichia coli co-expressing alcohol dehydrogenase (PsADH) and formate dehydrogenase (CpFDH) in a biphasic aqueous-soybean oil system is shown to be an efficient method for the biosynthesis...
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Major industry report on renewable energy outlook for next 5 years launched today!

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:01
“Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.”
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