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Vincotech’s New Single-Phase Inverter – Reliable, Robust and Remarkably Efficient

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:05
Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, today announced the launch of the new flowSOL 0 BI (TL). Efficient, reliable and robust, this module is perfect for single-phase solar and power supply applications.
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8minutenergy Expands Into Energy Storage Market With 1 Gigawatt Project Pipeline

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:05
Largest U.S. independent solar power developer delivers affordable, dispatchable PV and storage solutions
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Ingeteam to exhibit at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 after enjoying steady growth in U.S. market

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:03
Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion equipment, announced today that it will present its full range of wind energy drive train products at AWEA WIND POWER.
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Flexenclosure enters its 21st African market with eCentre data centre order in Ethiopia from ERP Software Technologies

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:02
Construction of the data centre modules is underway at Flexenclosure’s factory in Vara, Sweden, allowing all critical systems to be fully tested before shipping begins. Deployment will take place at two separate sites in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa later this year.
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New IREC National Scorecard Grades State Shared Renewables Programs

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:01
IREC's first-of-its-kind national scorecard provides a valuable tool for policymakers, regulators and other stakeholders to compare the 14 active state programs (distributed across 11 states and the District of Columbia) using a common metric, a simple scholastic grading system (A+ through D-) that reflects a program's strengths and weaknesses.
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The Great British Solar Manifesto

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 09:00
Industry summarises ‘overwhelming’ benefits of a pro-solar Parliament
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Repowering Resurgence at WINDPOWER 2017

Alternative Energy - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 08:59
Natural Power is set to take WINDPOWER 2017 by storm later this month, exhibiting at booth 2872 from 22nd - 25th May in the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California.
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cis,cis-Muconic acid isomerization and catalytic conversion to biobased cyclic-C6-1,4-diacid monomers

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 07:22
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00658F, PaperJack M Carraher, Toni Pfennig, Radhika Giri Giri Rao, Brent H Shanks, Jean-Philippe Tessonnier
Renewable terephthalic and 1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acids can be produced from biomass via muconic acid using a combination of biological and chemical processes. In this conversion scheme, cis,cis-mucononic acid is first obtained...
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Increasing Global Access to the High-Volume HIV Drug Nevirapine through Process Intensification

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 07:22
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00937B, PaperJenson Verghese, Caleb Kong, Daniel Rivalti, Eric Yu, Rudy Krack, Jesus Alcazar, Julie B. Manley, D. Tyler McQuade, Saeed Ahmad, Katherine Belecki, Frank Gupton
Access to affordable medications continues to be one of the most pressing issues for the treatment of disease in developing countries. For many drugs, synthesis of the active pharmaceutical ingredient...
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Heterogeneous Diels-Alder catalysis for biomass-derived aromatic compounds

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 07:22
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00992E, Tutorial ReviewAmy E Settle, Laura Berstis, Nicholas A Rorrer, Yuriy Roman-Leshkov, Gregg T. Beckham, Ryan M. Richards, Derek R Vardon
In this tutorial review, we provide an overview of heterogeneous Diels-Alder catalysis for the production of lignocellulosic biomass-derived aromatic compounds. Diels-Alder reactions afford an extremely selective and efficient route for...
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Challenges and Recommendations for Environmental Sustainability Assessments of Pharmaceutical Products in the Healthcare Sector

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00833C, PerspectiveWouter De Soete, Concepcion Jimenez-Gonzalez, Phil Dahlin, Jo Dewulf
With healthcare representing a significant portion of the global economy, it is important to be able to understand the environmental impacts of this industry due to its size and nature...
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Hierarchically porous Sn-[small beta] zeolites via an OSDA-free synthesis

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01040K, CommunicationJikang Yao, Kairui Fu, Yi-Chen Wang, Tianduo Li, Haixia Liu, Jingui Wang
Hierarchically porous Sn-[small beta] zeolites were for the first time synthesized via a low-cost and environmentally-benign strategy without using organic structure directing agent, which still showed higher catalytic performance for triose...
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Synthesis of 2-Subsitituted Quinazolines by CsOH-Mediated Direct Aerobic Oxidative Cyclocondensation of 2-Aminoarylmethanols with Nitriles in Air

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00977A, CommunicationSong Yao, Kaijing Zhou, Jiabing Wang, Hongen Cao, Lei Yu, Jianzhang Wu, Peihong Qiu, Qing Xu
By using air as the superior oxidant, a highly atom-efficient synthesis of 2-subsitituted quinazolines is developed by a CsOH-mediated direct aerobic oxidative reaction of the readily available and stable 2-aminoarylmethanols...
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Valorisation of agricultural waste with adsorption/nanofiltration hybrid process: from materials to sustainable process design

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00912G, PaperChristos Didaskalou, Sibel Buyuktiryaki, Rustem Kecili, Claudio P. Fonte, Gyorgy Szekely
Downstream processing is considered to be the bottleneck in pharmaceutical manufacturing because its development has not kept pace with upstream production. In some cases, the lack of efficient downstream processing...
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Harvesting renewable energy with chemistry

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC90045G, EditorialWalter Leitner, Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli, Robert Schlogl
Guest Editors Walter Leitner, Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli and Robert Schlogl introduce the Green Chemistry themed issue on "Harvesting Renewable Energy with Chemistry".
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Synthesis of potential bisphenol A substitutes by isomerising metathesis of renewable raw materials

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00553A, PaperAndrada Stefania Trita, Lena Charlotte Over, Jacqueline Pollini, Sabrina Baader, Sven Riegsinger, Michael A. R. Meier, Lukas J Goossen
Isomerising metathesis is introduced as a sustainable method to produce dihydroxystilbene derivatives from eugenol, a clove oil ingredient, and of cardanol from cashew nut shell liquid. Hydrogenation of the dihydroxystilbenes...
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One-pot integrated biofuel production using low-cost biocompatible protic ionic liquids

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01179B, PaperJian Sun, Suryanarayana Konda, Parthasarathi Ramakrishnan, Tanmoy Dutta, Marat Valiev, Feng Xu, Blake Simmons, Seema Singh
Transformation of biomass into liquid fuels is of great importance. Previous work has demonstrated the ability of specific ionic liquids (ILs), such as 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate ([C2C1Im][OAc]), and cholinium lysinate ([Ch][Lys]),...
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Aqueous 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions promoted by copper nanoparticles in polydiacetylene micelles

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01017F, PaperDamien Clarisse, Praveen Prakash, Valerie GEERTSEN, Frederic Miserque, Edmond Gravel, Eric Doris
A novel colloidal catalyst was developed through the encapsulation of cuprous oxide nanoparticles in polydiacetylene micelles. The Cu-based catalyst was applied to the Huisgen cycloaddition reaction in fully aqueous medium....
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One-Pot Sustainable Synthesis of Tertiary Alcohols by Combining Ruthenium-Catalysed Isomerisation of Allylic Alcohols and Chemoselective Addition of Polar Organometallic Reagents in Deep Eutectic Solvents

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00458C, PaperJoaquin Garcia-Alvarez, Vito Capriati, Maria Jesus Rodriguez-Alvarez, Luciana Cicco, Filippo Maria Perna
The Ru(IV)-catalysed redox isomerisation of allylic alcohols has, for the first time, been successfully assembled with the chemoselective addition of organolithium or organomagnesium reagents to the in situ formed ketones,...
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Aqueous phase reforming of glycerol using doped graphenes as metal-free catalysts

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:21
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01058C, PaperIvan Esteve-Adell, Bertrand Crapart, Ana Primo, Philippe Serp, Hermenegildo Garcia
Boron-doped graphene obtained by pyrolysis at 900 oC of the boric acid ester of alginate was found the most active graphene among a series of doped and co-doped graphenes to...
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