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TODAY’S STUDY: A Plan To Help Utilities Perform Better

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State Performance-Based Regulation Using Multiyear Rate Plans for U.S. Electric Utilities Mark Newton Lowry, Matt Makos, and Jeff Deason, July 2017 (Grid Modernization Consortium/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/U.S. DepartmentShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, July 25: Climate Change In The Not-So-Funny Funnies; The Truth About Wind, Birds, And Bats; How Goes For 100% New Energy

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Climate Change In The Not-So-Funny Funnies A Comic Strip Mirrors the Ravages of Climate Change George Gene Gustines, July 23, 2017 (NY Times) "The newspaper comic strip 'Arctic Circle,' by the environmentally minded cartoonist Alex Hallatt,...Show More Summary

Prelude: a new era for LNG?

Prelude, the world’s largest floating LNG vessel, has arrived in Australia. Shell, the developer and operator, has sounded the trumpets and declared it “a new era for the LNG industry.” Indeed, it may be, but this is a very expensive way to produce LNG and one that is operationally unproven. Show More Summary

Unlikely humanitarians – shippers returning to Libya face a tough moral dilemma

A surge in Libyan oil exports — production has increased sharply in the past few months, jumping to four-year highs of over 1 million b/d this month — is seeing more and more oil tankers travel to and from the North African country’s...Show More Summary

Companies Can Tap Methane As An Asset and Satisfy Current EPA Regs

Investors are now targeting oil and gas companies and pressuring them to be more transparent when it comes to disclosing their methane emissions, which are about 80 times more potent than CO2 releases tied to global warming. The post Companies Can Tap Methane As An Asset and Satisfy Current EPA Regs appeared first on Environmental Leader.

More delays for Tanzanian LNG

While Mozambique makes progress on LNG — at least of the floating variety — Tanzania’s gas ambitions received a blow in early July when the government decided to force all existing upstream investors to renegotiate the terms of their contracts and concessions. Show More Summary

Philadelphia Eagles to Manage Large Spikes in Food Waste Volume with Waste Digesters

The Philadelphia Eagles will soon have a new way to dispose of food waste with the installation of a food waste digester and data analytics platform at the team’s Lincoln Financial Field. The team installed a waste digester at its practice facility in September, 2016, and since then it has... Show More Summary

Largest McDonald’s Franchisee Plans Sustainable Sourcing for Packaging, Palm Oil, Fish

The world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, Arcos Dorados, acknowledged in its just-published sustainability report that its large footprint across Latin America and the Caribbean means that it must “take a leadership role” in terms of implementing programs that will improve its environmental impact. Show More Summary

Water Reuse Innovation Leads to Top-Selling Pickle Product

As water management issues increasingly take the limelight on the world’s sustainability management stage, organizations as diverse as the NFL, Anheuser-Busch and Timberland are seeking new ways to conserve water on a massive scale with tactics like better stormwater management or irrigation practices. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Comparing Old Energy And New Energy For The Grid

Does “Fuel On Hand” Make Coal and Nuclear Power Plants More Valuable? Amory Lovins, July 17, 2017 (Rocky Mountain Institute) On April 14, Energy Secretary Rick Perry sent a memo ordering a 60-day depart¬mental study of whether federal...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, July 24: It’s A Plastic World; How This President Rewards Scientists Who Speak Truth To Power; Intro To Community Choice Electricity

It’s A Plastic World The world has made more than 9 billion tons of plastic, says new study Robert Ferris, 19 July 2017 (CNBC) “More than 9 billion tons of plastic have been made since the 1950s, and the vast majority of it has beenShow More Summary

India’s retail fuel race attracts global attention: Fuel for Thought

The number of global oil majors weighing options to invest in India’s retail fuel space is impressive as pricing deregulation allows private firms to compete with state companies. Since the BJP-led government came to power in 2014, New Delhi has taken some concrete steps to align domestic fuel pricing with market forces. Show More Summary

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