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EnSync Energy and Schneider Electric to Explore Distributed Energy Resource Technology and Market Opportunities

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:07
Collaboration to harness the latest energy management technologies to develop reliable, clean energy networks and reduce costs for customers
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Iridium-catalyzed highly efficient chemoselective reduction of aldehydes in water using formic acid as the hydrogen source

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 11:59

Green Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01289F, PaperZhanhui Yang, Zhongpeng Zhu, Renshi Luo, Xiang Qiu, Ji-tian Liu, Jing-Kui Yang, Weiping Tang
A highly efficient iridium catalyst is developed for the chemoselective reduction of aldehydes to alcohols in water, using formic acid as a reductant.
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Tropylium Salts as Efficient Organic Lewis Acid Catalysts for Acetalization and Transacetalization Reactions in Batch and Flow

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:58
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01519D, CommunicationDemelza Lyons, Reece Douglas Crocker, Dieter Enders, Thanh Vinh Nguyen
Acetalization reactions play significant roles in the synthetically important masking chemistry of carbonyl compounds. Herein we demonstrate for the first time that tropylium salts can act as organic Lewis acid...
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Nitroxide-mediated polymerization-induced self-assembly of amphiphilic block copolymers with a pH/temperature dual sensitive stabilizer block

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:58
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00595D, PaperXiaoguang Qiao, Pierre-Yves Dugas, Bernadette Charleux, Muriel Lansalot, Elodie Bourgeat-Lami
Comb-like terpolymers with a polymethacrylate backbone, carrying short pendant poly(ethylene)oxide (PEO) side chains (Mn = 300 g mol-1, 5 EO units), carboxylic acid groups and a few styrene (S) units...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

SaltX, Aalborg CSP to develop integrated energy storage solution

Conor Ryan for Energy Storage News: A first prototype of the storage system is expected to be developed later in 2017, with both companies planning to secure a commercial pilot plant during 2018.
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SimpliPhi Power Brings Non-Toxic, Long Lasting Energy Storage to the U.K.

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:20
Company expands into Europe with new distribution partner Streamline Power
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Ionic Materials Develops World’s First Practical Solid Electrolyte for Longer Lasting, Cheaper and Safer Batteries

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:18
Battery Materials Company Exploring Partnerships with Consumer Device, Electric Vehicle and Battery Manufacturers in Japan
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How Washington Company Puts America to Work on Clean Energy with “Uber for Solar” Platform - Smart Energy Today, Inc

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:16
The world's first turnkey system to connect homeowners and local installers through a network of independent sales people.
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Ballard’s Protonex Subsidiary Receives First Order For Fuel Cell System To Power Commercial UAVs

Alternative Energy - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:14
Ballard Power Systems today announced that the company's subsidiary, Protonex, has received an initial order for its fuel cell propulsion system, together with design services, from FlyH2 Aerospace ("FlyH2"; www.flyh2.com), a South African-based developer of hydrogen fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial applications. For competitive reasons, commercial details of this order are confidential.
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Construction of Flexible and Stable Near-Infrared Absorbing Polymer Films Containing Nickel-Bis(dithiolene) Moieties via Ligand-Exchange Post-Polymerization Modification

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:57
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00802C, PaperJianhua Han, Zhihuan Weng, Zuoqiang Wu, Jingwen Cai, Jinyan Wang, Xigao Jian
Flexible and stable near-infrared (NIR) absorbing polymer films were prepared from the corresponding poly(aryl ether) precursors through subsequent ligand-exchange post-polymerization modification. The additional ligand triggers the ligand-exchange reaction during the...
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Categories: Polymer Science News

New York and California tackle grid integration of widespread solar and wind generation

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 17:50
The two states are leading efforts to tackle greater use of what are called distributed energy resources, which create electricity locally that can be utilized within the grid’s distribution circuits without need for delivery over large transmission lines.
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DCE Solar Launches New Quality Installer Program

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:58
Professional Installer Network to Bring Consistency and Confidence to Solar Installations
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Alba Energy Opens New Solar Office In Katy, Texas

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 14:14
A grand opening event has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 21st to celebrate Alba Energy's new solar office in Katy, Texas.
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Power2Drive - Accelerating India’s Path To Electric Mobility

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:05
Power2Drive, India’s most innovative exhibition for the electric vehicle industry, announces its highly anticipated 2017 exhibition. The exhibition, held at the Bombay Exhibition Center on December 5-7th, will showcase the best electric mobility technology solutions at this critical point in India’s energy future.
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Novel Suppression of By-product Accumulation in Rechargeable Aluminum-air Batteries

Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:04
It is imperative that the transition to clean renewable energy occurs within the next few decades because of the depletion of fossil fuels and the increase in air pollution resulting from the climate change caused by human activity.
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Alternative Energy - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:03
Full-scope solar energy solutions provider SunLink Corporation has been selected by Blattner Energy, Inc. as the project supplier in connection with projects in the fast-growing solar states of Florida and Minnesota.
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Surface acoustic wave devices for chemical sensing and microfluidics: A review and perspective

RSC - Anal. Methods latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:46
Anal. Methods, 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7AY00690J, Critical ReviewDavid B. Go, Massood Atashbar, Zeinab Ramshani, Hsueh-Chia Chang
Surface acoustic waves (SAWs), are electro-mechanical waves that form on the surface of piezoelectric crystals. Because they are easy to construct and operate, SAW devices have proven to be versatile...
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The Future of District Heating

Perhaps one of the primary reasons for district heating systems not being as efficient as they should be is due to a lack of access to data. Effectively, designers specify systems without using any operational data to help inform their decisions.
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Talking Intersolar with Bryan Whitton, Darfon Solar

Darfon will be introducing 5 new products this year: H5000, H100, H200, G640 and ComBox. The H5000, our latest hybrid inverter, converts DC power from the PV modules or batteries into AC. Based upon programmed priorities easily set up by the installer, batteries are charged from either the PV array or grid.
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Integrating lignin valorization and bio-ethanol production: on the role of Ni-Al2O3 catalyst pellets during lignin-first fractionation

RSC - Green Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:46
Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01324H, PaperSander Van den Bosch, Tom Renders, Stephanie Kennis, Steven-Friso Koelewijn, Gil Van den Bossche, Thijs Vangeel, Aron Deneyer, Dieter Depuydt, Christophe M. Courtin, Johan Thevelein, Wouter Schutyser, Bert F Sels
Reductive catalytic fractionation (RCF) of lignocellulosic biomass is a promising lignin-first biorefinery strategy that yields nearly theoretical amounts of phenolic monomers by performing solvolytic delignification and lignin depolymerization in presence...
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