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Leading power industry event announces final keynote

Alternative Energy - 9 hours 19 min ago
POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe 2017, the prominent conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, has unveiled the final industry-leading speaker at the Joint Opening Keynote.
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Green chemistry and polymers made from sulfur

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - 10 hours 41 min ago

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2748-2761
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00014F, PerspectiveMax J. H. Worthington, Renata L. Kucera, Justin M. Chalker
Polysulfide polymers prepared from elemental sulfur have found increasing use in applications that benefit the environment.
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Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India

Climate Action UN: According to local reports, Indian Railways will install flexible solar panels and batteries to power lights and fans on board 250 of the network’s trains.
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Panasonic HIT® Solar Module Achieves World's Leading Output Temperature Coefficient(1) at -0.258%/°C

Alternative Energy - 11 hours 22 min ago
The improved output of the temperature coefficient results in a nearly 50% reduction in necessary power generation during the hot summer months
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Sun Bandit Produces Solar Hot Water In Sub-Zero Temperatures to Heat Dwellings and Grow Fresh Produce North of the Arctic Circle

Alternative Energy - 11 hours 28 min ago
Freeze-Resistant Properties Allow World’s First Certified PV-Powered Solar Water Heating System to Heat Water, Channel Stored Energy to Feed Radiant Wall and Floor Heating and Extend Growing Season for Hydroponically Produced Fresh Vegetables In Sub-Zero Temperatures
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Continuous CO2 esterification to diethyl carbonate (DEC) at atmospheric pressure: Application of porous membranes for in-situ H2O removal

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 41 min ago
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00916J, PaperJunhui Wang, Zhengping Hao, Sebastian Wohlrab
The direct synthesis of diethyl carbonate (DEC) from ethanol and carbon dioxide over Ce0.8Zr0.2O2 catalysts was investigated in continuous mode at atmospheric pressure. Three main parameters, namely molar ratio of...
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The Hy-MASS Concept: Hydrothermal Microwave Assisted Selective Scissoring of cellulose for in-situ production of (meso)porous nanocellulose fibrils and crystals

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - 13 hours 41 min ago
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01378G, PaperAvtar Singh Matharu, James Clark, Eduardo Macedo de Melo
The hydrothermal microwave-assisted selective scissoring (Hy-MASS) of depectinated orange peel residues (OPR), produced via conventional acid hydrolysis and acid-free microwave processing, to yield (meso)porous nanocellulose fibrils and crystals simultaneously in...
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MERSEN TO EXHIBIT DURING EES NORTH AMERICA / INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA, JULY 11-13, 2017.

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:21
Mersen will showcase its broad line of innovative bus bar, cooling, surge protection and Over Current Protection Devices solutions for the Electrical Energy Storage and Solar Applications during the EES North America / Intersolar North America, July 11-13, 2017 in San Francisco, California.
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Ideal Power Delivers Hybrid Microgrid to Island Business

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:17
200 Kilowatt / 300 Kilowatt Hour Solar-Plus-Storage System Enables Off-Grid Building to Reduce Reliance on Diesel Fuel Through Cost-Effective Renewable Power.
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Base-catalysed, one-step mechanochemical conversion of chitin and shrimp shells into low molecular weight chitosan

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:28

Green Chem., 2017, 19,2783-2792
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00089H, PaperXi Chen, Huiying Yang, Ziyi Zhong, Ning Yan
A facile, solid-state mechanochemical method was developed for the synthesis of low molecular weight chitosan (LMWC) in one step from chitin and crude shrimp shell powders, in which chitin undergoes simultaneous deacetylation and depolymerisation in the presence of a base catalyst under mechanical milling.
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Global Wind And Solar Costs To Fall Even Faster, While Coal Fades Even In China And India

This year's forecast from BNEF sees solar energy costs dropping a further 66% by 2040, and onshore wind by 47%, with renewables undercutting the majority of existing fossil power stations by 2030
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Panasonic HIT® Solar Module Achieves World's Leading Output Temperature Coefficient1 at -0.258%/°C

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:20
The improved output of the temperature coefficient results in a nearly 50% reduction in necessary power generation during the hot summer months
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GE and Solairedirect India Partner for the Next 25 Years

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:18
GE Will Provide Solairedirect India with 140 Megawatts of LV5 Solar Inverters and a Long-Term Service Agreement for 25 Years
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Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalytic (dehydrogenative) oxidation of oleochemical 1,2-diols to [small alpha]-hydroxyketones

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:27

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00867H, PaperNam Duc Vu, Boris Guicheret, Nicolas Duguet, Estelle Metay, Marc Lemaire
The preparation of alpha-hydroxyketones derived from fatty acid derivatives has been reported under homogeneous and heterogeneous conditions.
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Ohio Senate reforms onerous wind setback rule

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 09:56
Unlocking Ohio wind resources a multi-billion dollar opportunity for the state
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Future trucks fueled by hydrogen created with solar power: Exhaust? Pure water vapor

Science Daily: Heavy-duty trucks will soon be driving around in Trondheim, Norway, fuelled by hydrogen created with solar power, and emitting only pure water vapour as "exhaust."
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Grid stability with renewables? Yes, Wind can!

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:58
A primary advantage that synchronous generators deliver is mechanical inertia which instantly resists speed changes in a grid shock, such as the failure of a large power plant or a transmission line. Generator speed determines grid frequency.
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Yingli Solar Participates Actively in the International Test Standard for Bifacial Power Generation

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:57
Yingli Solar, the leader in N-type bifacial technology, participated actively in the draft discussions and verification tests, and finally became one of the first companies who have finished the test draft.
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Spruce Finance Completes Sale of $250 Million Energy Efficiency and Solar Loan Portfolio

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:55
The company expects the sale to serve as a foundation for future loan flow sales transactions.
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Iberdrola and MIT Energy Initiative Announce $10.3 Million Collaboration to Spur Energy and Environmental Innovation

Alternative Energy - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 08:47
Funding will establish MIT professorship and support low-carbon energy and climate initiatives
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