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Ballard Spahr LLP: DOE Offers $1 Billion in Federal Loan Guarantees for Distributed Energy Projects, Provides Guidance
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Howard H. Shafferman and Darin Lowder The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it will make $1 billion available for distributed energy project loan guarantees. DOE issued supplements to the existing loan guarantee solicitations... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: New York, Connecticut Establish Community-Based Renewable Energy Programs
Posted on 17 Aug 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

New York and Connecticut recently joined at least 13 other states, including Hawai’i and Maryland, in establishing measures that could significantly expand access to renewable energy generation in those states through community-based renewable energy... Read More

Ballard Spahr Alert: Treasury Offers New Guidance on Renewable Energy Grant Eligibility
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Charles S. Henck, Mark J. Maichel and Darin Lowder Eligibility for a renewable energy grant hinges on the start date of a project, and the U.S. Treasury Department has provided new guidance on the issue of how that eligibility may be affected by... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: U.S. Army Plans To Issue Up to $5 Billion in Renewable Energy Contracts
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Roger D. Stark and Darin Lowder The U.S. Army has announced plans to solicit and award multiple indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contracts which will be used in awarding Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) task orders for up to an aggregate... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: Today's Legal Regime for Biomass 'Qualifying Facilities' Under PURPA
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Daniel R. Simon Today's regulatory regime for a biomass qualifying facility (QF) is challenging. Long gone are the days when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission required a host utility to purchase a biomass QF's energy output and exempted... Read More