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Farms that grow crops and solar power together

Fran Ryan for The Recoder: The farm at the University of Massachusetts Crop and Animal Research and Education Center on North River Road in South Deerfield is offering proof that solar arrays and agriculture don’t have to be at odds, but can actually exist together within the same field.
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Trina Solar Rated Top Bankable Module Supplier by Bloomberg

Alternative Energy - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:58
Bankability confirmed once again by 100% of banks, investors, industry experts
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DEWA Awards AED14.2 Billion Largest CSP Project in the World With a Record Bid of USD 7.3 Cents Per kW/h to Generate 700MW

Alternative Energy - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:55
DEWA project will have the world’s tallest solar tower, measuring 260 metres
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Alliance for American Manufacturing backs trade action of Suniva, SolarWorld

Alternative Energy - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:53
Labor-business partnership supports injury finding, robust remedy
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Antaisolar at the SPI in Las vegas

Alternative Energy - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:52
This September, there comes the busy exhibition season,in which Antai participated in two consecutive exhibitions in America and Indonesia with our solar mounting system and aluminum formwork system respectively.
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Ballard Receives Nisshinbo P.O. for Development Program to Advance Use of Non Precious Metal Catalyst Fuel Cells in Material Handling

Alternative Energy - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:52
Ballard Power Systems today announced that it has received a purchase order from Nisshinbo Holdings, an Environmental and Energy company, to engage a Technology Solutions program that will assess the potential development of fuel cell stacks using a Non Precious Metal Catalyst (NPMC) for use in commercial material handling applications.
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Forensic discrimination between authentic and counterfeit perfumes using paper spray mass spectrometry and multivariate supervised classification

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:03

Anal. Methods, 2017, 9,4979-4987
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01295K, PaperJ. A. R. Teodoro, H. V. Pereira, D. N. Correia, M. M. Sena, E. Piccin, R. Augusti
Paper spray mass spectrometry (PS-MS) is combined with chemometric methods (PCA, SIMCA and PLS-DA) for a fast and reliable forensic discrimination between authentic and counterfeit perfumes.
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A new fluoropolymer having triazine rings as a dielectric material: synthesis and properties

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:03
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01207A, Paperqiang fang, Junfeng Zhou, Jiajia Wang, kaikai jin, Jing Sun, Xiaojun Guo, Jiaqing Zhao
A novel fluoropolymer having triazine rings and thermo-crosslinkable benzocyclobutene units is prepared by a facile phase transfer catalyzed interfacial polycondensation reaction between a diphenol and a dichloro-s-triazine. This is a...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

One-Pot Formation of Monodisperse Polymer@SiO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles via Surfactant-Free Emulsion Polymerization Using an Adaptive Silica Precursor Polymer

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:03
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01264K, PaperYongliang Zhao, Haitao Wang, Xiaomin Zhu, Martin Moller
Aqueous emulsion polymerization is by far the most important method for synthesizing polymer nanoparticles. In this work we report a new type of surfactant-free emulsion polymerization process for one-step formation...
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A red-emitting cationic hyperbranched polymer: Facile synthesis, aggregation-enhanced emission, large Stokes shift, polarity-insensitive fluorescence and application in cell imaging

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:03
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01378G, PaperRui Chen, Xiaoying Gao, Xiao Cheng, Anjun Qin, Jing Zhi Sun, Ben Zhong Tang
We report the synthesis and properties of a cationic hyperbranched polymer containing tetraphenylethene (TPE) and pyridinium moieties. The polymerization was efficient under mild condition (60 oC, 12 h) and the...
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A supercharged fluorescent protein based FRET sensing platform for detection of heparin contamination

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:03
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01907F, PaperYubin DING, Min Zhou, Hui Wei
Development of biosensors for the detection of oversulfated chondroitin sulfate (OSCS), the key contaminant in heparin (Hep), is a greatly demanding but challenging task. In this work, a FRET system...
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In-situ quantification of volatile ethanol in complex components based on colorimetric sensor array

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:03
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01639E, PaperHao Lin, Zhong xiu Man, Binbin Guan, Quansheng Chen, Hongjuan Jin, Zhaoli Xue
This paper presents a novel method for chemically responsive dyes selection and ethanol quantification in mixed volatile organic compounds (VOCs) using colorimetric sensor array (CSA). Chemically responsive dyes (mainly composed...
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Independent macroscopic chemical mappings of cultural heritage materials with reflectance imaging spectroscopy : the case study of a 16th century Aztec manuscript

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:03
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00749C, PaperFabien Maxime Pottier, Salomon Kwimang, Anne Michelin, Christine Andraud, Fabrice Goubard, Bertrand Lavedrine
Reflectance spectral imaging is a powerful tool for the non-invasive study of cultural heritage objects. Particular visible to short wave infrared (400-2500 nm) spectral features are linked to compositional information...
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Tantalus CEO Honored in 2017 Global CEO Excellence Awards

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:40
Tantalus Systems, a leading provider of smart grid solutions for electric and multi-commodity utilities, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Peter Londa received the 2017 Distribution Grid CEO of the Year Award from the Global CEO Excellence Awards program. Tantalus was also recognized as Best Smart Grid Solutions Provider.
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Prothea acted as financial advisor in the JV agreement between Genera and IKAV to create a leading energy efficiency player in the Italian market

Alternative Energy - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:31
JV between Genera and Ikav has the potential to help the consolidation and growth of the energy efficiency market in Italy
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Synthesis of surfactant-free micro- and nanolatexes from Pickering emulsions stabilized by acetylated cellulose nanocrystals

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:23

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01203A, PaperA. Werner, V. Schmitt, G. Sebe, V. Heroguez
Surfactant-free micro- and nanolatexes from Pickering emulsions stabilized by acetylated cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs).
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Differential ion mobility spectrometry with temperature programmable micromachined gas chromatography for the determination of bis(chloromethyl)ether

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:23

Anal. Methods, 2017, 9,5003-5008
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00653E, PaperJ. Luong, R. Gras, R. A. Shellie
A parts-per-million level screening technique for bis(chloromethyl)ether using micromachined differential ion mobility spectrometry combined with portable temperature programmable low thermal mass silicon micromachined gas chromatography is described.
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Mid-chain carboxylic acids by catalytic refining of microalgae oil

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:23

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01484H, PaperJulia Zimmerer, Lara Williams, Dennis Pingen, Stefan Mecking
Microalgae oil serves as a feedstock for a biorefinery approach to mid-chain (di-) carboxylic acid esters via cross-metathesis and isomerizing alkoxycarbonylation.
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Water excellent solvent for the synthesis of bifunctionalized cyclopentenones from furfural

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:23
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02303K, PaperMonica Nardi, Paola Costanzo, Antonio De Nino, Maria Luisa Di Gioia, Fabrizio Olivito, Giovanni Sindona, Antonio Procopio
Chiral cyclopentenones are important precursors in the asymmetric synthesis of target molecules. In particular, C-2 amino cyclopentenones could be utilised as intermediates towards antitumor natural products. On the basis of...
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Bio-based N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidones by Pd-catalyzed reductive N-alkylation and decarboxylation of glutamic acid

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:23
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01829K, PaperFree De Schouwer, Sander Adriaansen, Laurens Claes, Dirk E. De Vos
Environmental regulations boost the search for new safer and less toxic bio-based solvents to replace controversial high-boiling solvents such as N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone and N,N-dimethylformamide in the chemical industry. Recently, N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidones and...
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