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The World’s First Power Plant To Combine Hydro And Solar Opens In Portugal

Alexander C. Kaufman for Huffington Post: The first-of-its-kind project could be a model for states like Washington and Oregon, and countries like Brazil, that depend heavily on hydroelectricity.
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Array Technologies and Shoals Technologies Group Aim to Optimize Balance of System Solar Solutions

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:24
Globally recognized leaders will collaborate on structural and electrical BOS solutions for utility-scale solar
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SolarPACE™ financing by CleanFund is becoming a key driver of growth for the commercial solar industry

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:23
CleanFund will be showcasing its SolarPACE™ financing program during Intersolar North America, demonstrating how it provides easy access to long-term capital for both investment-grade and noninvestment-grade C&I solar projects.
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POWER DISK™ Mounts Solar Modules Anywhere on the Roof

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:22
No need for rails or rafter anchoring
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NEXTracker Announces TrueCapture™, a Revolutionary Intelligent Control System for Solar Power Plants

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:19
With TrueCapture's integrated control system, customers can produce more energy by up to 6%
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JinkoSolar Partners with TUV Rheinland to Develop Standardized Testing Methods for Bifacial Modules

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:18
"As an industry leader, JinkoSolar has deployed considerable resources towards further developing its bifacial technology and standardizing testing methods,"
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Rosendin Electric Announces New Service To Upgrade Existing Solar PV Systems Using Ampt String Optimizers

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:16
The Solution Improves Performance of Aging Systems and Provides Inverter Replacement Option
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Measure Adds Aerial Solar Plant Inspections to Drone Services Portfolio

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:15
Turnkey solutions help solar industry reduce inspection time & costs, quickly identify faults & irregularities, & optimize energy output
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Siemens and AES Join Forces to Create Fluence, a New Global Energy Storage Technology Company

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:14
-Fluence combines the extensive technology expertise, unique energy storage market experience, and global reach of Siemens and AES to offer proven and cost-competitive energy storage systems for a rapidly transforming sector. -Fluence will deliver the Advancion and Siestorage energy storage platforms and will continue to develop new storage solutions and services, reaching customers in over 160 countries. -The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of calendar year 2017 following regulatory approvals.
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SolarEdge Launching First PV Inverter-Integrated Electric Vehicle Charger

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:12
SolarEdge to offer the fastest AC EV charging rates by supplementing grid power with PV power
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Boviet Solar USA Introduces Latest 60-Cell and 72-Cell PERC Solar Modules at Intersolar North America 2017

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:11
Newest Solar Modules in Boviet’s Growing Line of PERC Modules Feature Superior Design and Engineering for Better Performance, Greater Longevity
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Tabuchi America’s Next Generation Solar-plus-Storage System Debuts with UL 9540 Certification for Safety and Reliability

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:10
New smart inverter and battery package future-proofs residential solar-plus-energy storage systems through compliance with latest regulations and independent certification
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NBT Bank and Sungage Financial Announce New Solar Loan Partnership

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:07
Loan Program Brings Advanced Product Suite and Exceptional Service to Solar Installers
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Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Celebrates Birthday of Fuel Cell Pioneer Sir William Robert Grove

Alternative Energy - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:04
Today, on what would be Sir William Grove's 206th birthday, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) celebrates Grove's ingenuity and his contribution to the amazing progress the fuel cell industry has achieved since.
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Examples of Xylochemistry: Colorants and Polymers

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 08:37
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01244F, PaperJonas Kuhlborn, Ann-Kathrin Danner, Holger Frey, Rishab Iyer, Anthony J Arduengo, Till Opatz
Against the backdrop of modern sustainable chemistry and valorization of biomass for chemical raw materials, the syntheses of indigo dyes and polyamides as representatives of two classes of everyday chemical...
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Continuous flow process for the production of 2,5-dimethylfuran from fructose using (non-noble metal based) heterogeneous catalysis

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:36
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01055A, PaperMax Braun , Markus Antonietti
The abundant carbohydrate fructose is converted into two biofuel molecules, namely 2,5-dimethylfuran (DMF) and ethyllevulinate (EL) in a simple cascade flow reactor. With an overall yield of 85 % (38.5...
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Cyclometalated Pt Complex based Random Terpolymers for Efficient Polymer Solar Cells

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 06:35
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00924K, PaperYoutian Tao, Zheng Wan, Jie Yang, Yanan Liu, Shifan Wang, Yu Zhong, Cheng Li, Zhi-Guo Zhang, Guichuan Xing, Sven Huttner, Yongfang Li, Wei Huang
Various low ratio of platinum complexes (0, 1, 1.5 and 5 mol%) are introduced as the third monomer to the conjugated backbone of famous donor polymer PTB7-Th through random terpolymer...
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Methods to Coalesce Fluorinated Pickering Emulsions

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 05:35
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY01289F, Technical NoteMing Pan, Fengjiao Lyu, Sindy K Y Tang
This work surveys methods to coalesce water-in-fluorocarbon emulsions stabilized by amphiphilic nanoparticles (NPs) for applications in droplet microfluidics. Most droplet assays to-date have relied on one type of surfactants consisting...
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Metal-exchanged magnetic [small beta] zeolites: valorization of lignocellulosic biomass-derived compounds to platform chemicals

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 04:34
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01178D, PaperErlen Jorge, Thiago de Melo Lima, Carolina Lima, Lucas Marchini, William Nova Castelblanco, Daniel G. Rivera, Ernesto Antonio Urquieta-Gonzalez, Rajender S Varma, Marcio Weber Paixao
An array of magnetically recoverable [small beta] zeolites exchanged with late transition metals (Pd, Fe and Ir) have been synthetized, fully characterized and had their catalytic activity evaluated on the conversion...
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Power-Blox 200 Series Introduces Nearly Unlimited Off-Grid Energy Scalability, Without Installation

Alternative Energy - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 13:56
The unique ‘Plug and Power’ system allows anyone to add energy storage modules to a power grid without any additional installation or configuration. The system can be expanded from powering a single appliance to an entire town.
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