Troutman Sanders
Massive Solar Plan For Minnesota Wins Bid Over Gas

Minnesota soon could see at least a sevenfold expansion of solar power. In an unprecedented ruling, a judge reviewing whether Xcel Energy should invest in new natural gas generators vs. large solar power arrays concluded Tuesday that solar is a better...

Foley & Lardner LLP
SolarWorld Files New Anti-Dumping and Anti-Subsidy Cases Against China and Taiwan Solar Cells

On December 31, 2013, SolarWorld Industries America Inc. petitioned the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission to begin antidumping investigations against the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan and a countervailing duty...

Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer
Clean Energy Projects to Receive $150 Million in Tax Credits

By Seth J. Schriftman , Staff Attorney, Jenner & Block On December 12, 2013, the United States Energy Department announced that clean energy tax credits of $150 million had been awarded to support domestic clean energy manufacturing. The awards...

Troutman Sanders
President Increases Federal Agency Renewable Energy Goals

On December 5, 2013, President Obama issued a Memorandum to the heads of executive departments and agencies to push the “Administration’s climate change goals and increase development of new renewable energy sources.” With respect...

Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright: Pennsylvania Landowners Ordered To Allow Producer To Begin Preliminary Pre-Fracking Tests

By Barclay Nicholson On December 26, 2013, the judge in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, ordered 69 individuals and one golf course in Allegheny County to allow an oil and gas production company “reasonable ingress...

Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright Fracking Blog: House Democrats Request Hearing On Induced Seismicity

By Barclay Nicholson Reps. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, issued a letter to their Republican counterparts...