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IEEE 802.16s Standard and Its Use for Distributed Energy Resources

The standard is now being leveraged to support applications at the grid edge including communication with distributed energy resources (DER) including solar, wind and local storage. DER applications are becoming increasingly important in supplying electricity.
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Striving For Perfection: Flow Energy Partnership Improves Geothermal Energy Production

For efficient Geothermal energy production, water is heated from the earth’s natural heat in geothermal wells, then is cooled off and sent back into the earth to be reused in the energy-generating process.
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Sungrow Turnkey Station Powers 1.5MW Floating PV Plant in Japan

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:43
Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced recently that it has successfully installed its 2MW SG2000MV turnkey station and waterproof combiner box for a floating PV plant on the Mitakabe Pond in Sanuki-shi Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
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SolarWindow Announces Collaboration with Industry Leader to Pursue High-Volume Production of Electricity-Generating Windows

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:41
“Our clear priority is to bring SolarWindow™ electricity-generating products to a $100 billion global market”
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“Innovation in Solar Building Skins & Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities” - ETIP PV workshop will take place on 19 and 20 March, 2018 in Berlin, Germany

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:38
• Focus on innovation in solar building skins / building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) • Organized with the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin and SETA Network • Registration is open
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WORLEYPARSONS EXPANDS EUROPEAN FOOTPRINT WITH NEW GERMAN OFFICE

Alternative Energy - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:38
06 February 2018, Germany: WorleyParsons Deutschland Gr.i., the leading global provider of professional services to the energy, resources and complex process industries, has unveiled a new office in Ludwigshafen, Germany, with local partners Bilfinger Peters Engineering and Bilfinger GreyLogix.
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Ferromagnetic iron oxide-cellulose nanocomposites prepared by ultrasonication

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:20

Polym. Chem., 2018, 9,860-868
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01587A, PaperRazvan Rotaru, Marcela Savin, Nita Tudorachi, Cristian Peptu, Petrisor Samoila, Liviu Sacarescu, Valeria Harabagiu
Uniformly dispersed iron oxide-cellulose ferromagnetic nanocomposites were successfully obtained by ultrasonication, as a clean and energy-saving method.
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Multivalent polyrotaxane vectors as adaptive cargo complexes for gene therapy

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:20

Polym. Chem., 2018, 9,845-859
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01256J, PaperRodinel Ardeleanu, Andrei I. Dascalu, Andrei Neamtu, Dragos Peptanariu, Cristina M. Uritu, Stelian S. Maier, Alina Nicolescu, Bogdan C. Simionescu, Mihail Barboiu, Mariana Pinteala
The philosophy to design and construct polyrotaxane carriers, as efficient gene delivery systems.
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Dual-responsive cross-linked supramolecular polymer network gel: hierarchical supramolecular self-assembly driven by pillararene-based molecular recognition and metal-ligand interaction

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 06:18
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00057C, CommunicationLi Shao, Jie Yang, Bin Hua
A novel 2, 2'-bipyridine-bridged pillar[5]arene dimer was successfully synthesized and further applied in constructing linear supramolecular polymers through pillar[5]arene-based host-guest interactions. Specifically, upon addition of Zn2+ ion, the linear supramolecular...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Instant enumeration of total viable bacterial counts for food quality assurance using 'DEP-On-Go' sensor

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:16
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02927F, CommunicationMadhu Biyani, Radhika Biyani, Hiromi Ushijima, Eiichi Tamiya, Manish Biyani
Food quality has to be constantly monitored from farm-to-table to control foodborne illness. Total viable count (TVC), which estimates the population of live microbial load, can be an extremely useful...
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Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) of Discrete Sample Areas without Heat Damage

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:16
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02987J, PaperG. Asher Newsome, Ikumi Kayama, Shannon A. Brogdon-Grantham
Direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry (DART-MS) analyzes intact object surfaces by exposing them to a stream of heated gas. The continuous gas flow prevents discrete sampling of a...
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Thermoresponse and self-assembly of an ABC star quarterpolymer with O2 and redox dual-responsive Y junctions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:16

Polym. Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00085A, PaperXiaoqi Zhao, Wentao Wu, Jian Zhang, Wenxue Dai, Youliang Zhao
The stimuli-tunable LCST-type phase transition and self-assembly behaviors of a multi-responsive 3-miktoarm star bearing O2/redox-sensitive and H-bond-switchable Y junctions were revealed.
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Engineering Oligonucleotide-Based Peroxidase Mimetics for Colorimetric Assay of S1 Nuclease

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 23:01
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02830J, PaperChuan He, Jinli Zhang, Wei Li, Yan Fu
Herein we propose a rational design to construct peroxidase mimetics in response to S1 nuclease by employing guanine-rich oligonucleotides and Cu2+ ions. The enzymatic activities of DNA-Cu(II) are highly dependent...
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Detection of phytocannabinoids from buccal swabs by headspace solid phase microextraction - gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 23:01
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02996A, CommunicationTiffany McCann, Lauren Perry, Wei-Chuan Shih, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu
Headspace solid phase microextraction (HS-SPME), which is a solvent-free extraction technique, was configured with gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) to detect phytocannabinoids from buccal swabs. The HS-SPME extraction procedure, i.e. extraction...
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Adsorptive stripping voltammetric determination of dicyclomine hydrochloride at glassy carbon electrode modified with silver decorated Fe3O4 nanocubes in pharmaceutical and biological samples

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:55
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00009C, PaperChaitali R Rawool, Anuja S Rajpurohit, Ninad S Punde, Ashwini Kumar Srivastava
The proposed work introduces an electrochemical sensor based on Fe3O4/Ag nanocomposite for highly sensitive and selective electrochemical determination of Dicyclomine hydrochloride (DcCl) using adsorptive stripping square wave voltammetry (AdSSWV). A...
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Paper based lateral flow immunoassay for the enumeration of Escherichia coli in urine

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 19:55
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY02974H, PaperAysen Gumustas, Mehmet Gokhan Caglayan, Merve Eryilmaz, Zekiye Suludere, Esra Acar Soykut, Bengi Uslu, Ismail H Boyac[i without dot], Ugur Tamer
In this experimental study, we developed lateral flow immunoassay strips for detection of Escherichia coli. For labelling, gold nanoparticles were prepared and modified with a Raman label. Meanwhile, not only...
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US wind industry statement on Trump infrastructure plan

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:18
President Trump could unleash rural America’s energy potential with transmission
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Scalable and Clean Exfoliation of Graphitic Carbon Nitride in NaClO Solution: Enriched Surface Active Sites for Enhanced Photocatalytic H2 Evolution

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:48
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03704J, PaperLifeng Cui, Yanfei Liu, Xueyou Fang, Chao chuang Yin, Shasha Li, Di Sun, Shifei Kang
Graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) has attracted wide attention as a promising visible-light-driven metal-free semiconductor photocatalyst. The transportation and transformation of photogenerated carriers during the photocatalytic process of g-C3N4 are restricted...
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Template-free and room temperature synthesis of hierarchical porous zeolitic imidazolate framework nanoparticles and their dye and CO2 sorption

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:47

Green Chem., 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03805D, PaperHani Nasser Abdelhamid, Xiaodong Zou
A green route for synthesis of hierarchical porous zeolitic imidazolate framework nanoparticles has been proposed. The materials exhibit high CO2 uptake and selective dye sorption properties.
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Panasonic and Enphase Energy Announce Strategic Partnership for High Efficiency AC Modules

Alternative Energy - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:57
Compatibility of Panasonic 96-cell HIT® PV panels and Enphase Energy IQ 7X microinverter will offer homeowners superior performance and reliability.
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