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Harvey makes landfall in Texas, but drilling returns remain strong

Despite devastating weather that sent energy market participants into a frenzy, the average of the 12-month forward curve for WTI remained flat month on month at $50.43/b. However, internal rates of return (IRR) increased across the board due in large part to higher natural gas liquids (NGLs) prices. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Truth About The Transmission New Energy Needs

The Truth about the Need for Electric Transmission Investment: Sixteen Myths Debunked Julia Frayer, Eva Wang, Marie Fagan, Barbara Porto, Jinglin Duan, September 2017 (London Economics for the WIRES Group) Synopsis WIRES commissioned...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 19: All About Climate Change In 17 Short Answers; New Energy Ready To Step Up; How Old Energy Attacks Solar

All About Climate Change In 17 Short Answers Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. Justin Gillis, September 19, 2017 (NY Times) “…[Understanding the facts about global] warming can be daunting…[This easy-to-read...Show More Summary

Petrochemical Manufacturer Shaves Water Use by 100M Gallons per Year

How a major manufacturer saves millions of gallons of water a year by increasing the water cycles of its cooling tower (and how leveraging "big data" can help). The post Petrochemical Manufacturer Shaves Water Use by 100M Gallons per Year appeared first on Environmental Leader.

World Water Week: 2 Key Takeaways

A key theme in World Water Week was “un-tapping” wastewater; that is, viewing wastewater as a valued resource instead of as something to discard. Currently repurposed wastewater accounts for only 2.41% of all water use globally. With...Show More Summary

Stretchy, Waterproof Solar Cells to Power Wearables

A Japanese team develops a new solar cell that you can wash and wear

EPA May Reconsider Rules for Disposing of Coal Ash, Used in Everyday Products

The EPA may rewrite the rules governing the disposal for coal ash, which is used in such things a cement and drywall. The post EPA May Reconsider Rules for Disposing of Coal Ash, Used in Everyday Products appeared first on Environmental Leader.

September Basrah Light imports at LOOP rebound from August hiatus: In the LOOP

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port has received a flurry of Iraqi crude imports in the past few weeks, with more expected, which could be behind a recent 30% jump in open interest on the CME’s LOOP Sour futures contract. In the initialShow More Summary

Why Leaving the Paris Accord Intensifies the Focus on Sustainability

When the United States pulled out of the Paris Accord earlier this month, it changed the environmental climate in this country—and the world—profoundly. While many pundits, advocates and talking heads have decried how much this will set the U.S. Show More Summary

Walmart CEO: New Headquarters to Bring In ‘Natural Light – Yes, Natural Light’

Walmart CEO announces new, more efficient headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. The post Walmart CEO: New Headquarters to Bring In ‘Natural Light – Yes, Natural Light’ appeared first on Environmental Leader.

BofA Details Funding of Environmental Initiatives, Economic Benefits

Bank of America offers a breakdown of its sustainable investing program, and details economic benefits of these efforts, in a new report. The post BofA Details Funding of Environmental Initiatives, Economic Benefits appeared first on Environmental Leader.

TODAY’S STUDY: The Private Sector Gets Into The New Energy Biz

Charting the Emergence of Corporate Procurement of Utility-Scale PV Jenny Heeter, Jeffrey J. Cook, and Lori Bird, September 2017 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Corporations are procuring utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) generation to meet their renewable energy and financial goals for electricity. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 18: The Key Climate Change Unknown; Beer Brewer Anheuser-Busch In Big Wind Buy; Montana Grew Solar 400% In 2016

The Key Climate Change Unknown The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior Justin Gillis, September 18, 2017 (NY Times) “As Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Texas coast, few people in that state seemed to understand the natureShow More Summary

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