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We should all keep in mind that focusing on saving energy, using renewable energy sources, reducing waste and creating a healthier environment is crucial for a better and healthier future!
Categories: Green Technology News

A novel way for determination on acid values of edible oils by one phthalocyanine derivative

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:08
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY01079J, PaperPing Li, Fangdi Cong, Shulin Zhang, Haixue Liu, Yanling Xu, Jing Cui
To effectively determine acid values (AVs) of edible oils by UV-vis spectroscopy, a novel method is developed based on two characteristic peaks of tetra-α-octyloxy zinc phthalocyanine at 709 and 749...
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AlsoEnergy Announces Merger with skytron energy, Completes Acquisition of Draker Corporation Assets

Transactions strengthen solution portfolio and global reach to create a worldwide leader with over 18GW of solar PV, wind and storage assets under management.
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Antaisolar provided roof solar racking solution for the project in Port of Incheon, South Korea

Alternative Energy - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:14
Recently, a 1.2MW roof solar power plant in Incheon Maritime Port of South Korea, which utilized Antaisolar solar racking, has completed the construction.
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Electrosynthesis of New Quinone Sulfonimide Derivatives using Conventional Batch and a New Electrolyte Free Flow Cells

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 07/26/2018 - 08:07
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01727A, PaperDavood Nematollahi, Shima Momeni
Electrochemical synthesis of some new quinone sulfonimides (QSI) was achieved by constant current oxidation of 4-aminophenyl ether (APE) in the presence of arylsulfinic acids in both electrochemical conventional batch and...
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Highly Efficient Access to Well-Defined Linear Polymers with Substantial Vinyl Pendants via ATRP of Divinyl Monomers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:58
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00797G, PaperXiao-Yan Wang, Xiuli Sun, Zhi-Hao Chen, Feng Wang, Sunewang Wang, Yong Tang
Reported herein is a highly efficient access to well-defined linear polymers with substantial vinyl pendants via activators generated by electron transfer (AGET) atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) of dissymmetric divinyl...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Solar Energy World Number 1 in Maryland for Residential Solar Installations and 117 out of 450 on 2018 Top Solar Contractors List for North America - The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list includes Elkridge, MD-based solar firm

Alternative Energy - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:39
Solar Energy World achieved a rank of 117 out of 450 solar companies on the magazine's 2018 Top Solar Contractors list and has held on to the number 1 spot for total residential installations in Maryland for the second year in a row.
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Synthesis of Novel 2D In-Plane Anisotropic Covalent Organic Frameworks through a Solvent Modulated Orthogonal Strategy

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:46
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00636A, CommunicationHuiqing Li, Qiao-Yan Qi, Xin Zhao, Guosheng Li, Xiong Chen, Hui-Jun Zhang, Jianbin Lin
Recently, two-dimensional (2D) in-plane anisotropic materials, as represented by black phosphorene, have attracted growing attention due to their unusual anisotropic physical properties. With an aim to broaden the scope of...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Hanwha Q CELLS Japan is the leading module supplier in Japan in 2017

Alternative Energy - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:30
-Shipments of 770 MW in 2017 secured top market share among all module suppliers in Japan -Hanwha Q CELLS Japan has been the leading overseas solar module supplier since 2013, and the Company also surpassed domestic suppliers last year -Japan's preference for high quality aligns perfectly with Q CELLS' "Engineered in Germany" solar product portfolio -The Company provides solutions that meet the needs of Japan's growing residential sector, such as 32- and 48-cell modules, and the Q.HOME+ energy storage system
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Risen Energy insures its core competitiveness with mass production of the industry's first 370W bifacial PERC double glass module

Alternative Energy - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:28
With the new technology, the company has grown the annual capacity of the module to some 800MW. The product has become the first of its kind to be put into mass production.
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EV Connect Closes $8 Million Financing Round

Alternative Energy - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:25
Funding to Accelerate Growth and Market Expansion of the EV Cloud Platform
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SEPA Utility Solar Snapshot Highlights Growth and Resilience in Uncertain U.S. Market

Alternative Energy - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:23
Long-dormant non-residential sector takes off with 49% increase
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Nidec Industrial Solutions (NIS) confirms its position as world leader in energy storage, according to the report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

Alternative Energy - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:22
The company is now ranked first, worldwide, for its EPC utility scale systems, a position that confirms its commitment to promoting a sustainable development model.
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Carbon tape as a convenient electrode material for electrochemical paper-based microfluidic devices (ePADs)

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 08:41

Anal. Methods, 2018, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00778K, PaperFederico J. V. Gomez, Paige A. Reed, Diego Gonzalez Casamachin, Javier Rivera de la Rosa, George Chumanov, Maria Fernanda Silva, Carlos D. Garcia
ePADs represent an innovative and versatile platform for fluid handling and analysis.
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Rapid extraction of trace bisphenol A in real water samples using hollow mesoporous silica surface dummy molecularly imprinted polymers

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 08:41
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY01530A, PaperLeyan Li, Kai Yu, Mengjie Tian, Yafei Wang, Zulei Zhang, Guangyuan Jiang, Lei Li
Hollow mesoporous silica surface dummy molecularly imprinted polymers (HM-DMIPs) were prepared via surface dummy molecular imprinting combined with a hybrid strategy for highly selective recognition and rapid separation of trace...
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Enhanced carbon dioxide capture in indole-based microporous organic polymer via synergistic effects of indoles and their adjacent carbonyl groups

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 08:41
Polym. Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00936H, CommunicationGuanjun Chang, Yewei Xu, Lin Zhang, Li Yang
A carbonyl functionalized indole-based microporous organic polymer (PKIN) was designed and synthesized in the presence of the FeCl3 catalyst by a facile direct oxidative coupling reaction. Taking advantage of the...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

Development of a versatile analytical protocol for the comprehensive determination of the elemental composition of smartphone compartments on the example of printed circuit boards

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 06:41
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY01192C, PaperBritta Bookhagen, Wolfgang Obermaier , Christine Opper, Christian Koeberl, Thilo Hofmann, Thomas Prohaska, Johanna Irrgeher
A versatile approach to determine the elemental content of more than 50 elements in different components of electronic devices on the example of smartphones was developed. The analytical protocol is...
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Photolithographic structuring of soft, extremely foldable and autoclavable hydrophobic barriers in paper

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 05:40
Anal. Methods, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY01010B, PaperTobias M Nargang, Robert Dierkes, Julia Bruchmann, Nico Keller, Kai Sachsenheimer, Frederik Kotz, Dorothea Helmer, Cornelia Lee-Thedieck, Bastian E. Rapp
Microfluidic paper-based analytical devices (µPADs) offer the possibility to carry out laboratory test on a piece of paper. This enables on-site monitoring in regions with scarce laboratory infrastructure but also...
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On-water pyrrolidine-mediated domino synthesis of 2-iminoisatins

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 04:39
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01090K, CommunicationSveva Pelliccia, Vincenzo Abbate, FIORELLA MENEGHETTI, Nunzianda Frascione, Robert Hider, Ettore Novellino, Gian Cesare Tron, Mariateresa Giustiniano
The on-water reaction between 2-(sulfonylamino)-benzaldehydes, isocyanides and pyrrolidine is able to afford a library of poorly synthetically accessible 2-iminoisatins. The pyrrolidine exhibits for the first time the unique role of...
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Conversion of CO2 from Air into Formate Using Amines and Phosphorus-Nitrogen PN3P-Ru(II) Pincer Complexes

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 01:35
Green Chem., 2018, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02186D, CommunicationKuo-Wei Huang, Chao Guan, Yupeng Pan, Eleanor Ang, Jinsong Hu, Changguang Yao, Mei-Hui Huang, Huaifeng Li, Zhiping Lai
Well-defined ruthenium (II) PN3P pincer complexes were developed for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide. Excellent product selectivity and catalytic activity with TOF (turnover frenquency) and TON (turnover number) up to...
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