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DLA Piper LLP Energy Bulletin
Posted on 10 Aug 2015 by DLA Piper

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. • President Obama reveals Clean Power Plan. Calling it the “single most important... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Politics Kills Clean Energy In Texas
Posted on 25 Jun 2015 by State Net

A Texas rebate program for electric vehicles is ending on June 26 – only about a year after it began. Not because state leaders think green rebates are a waste of money or threaten the free market. In fact, a House committee unanimously passed a... Read More

Renewable Energy Developments: Grants
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by ABA Public Utility Communications Transportation

By American Bar Association Section of Public Utility and Renewable Energy Committee This Emerging Issues Analysis from the American Bar Association's Renewable Energy Committee looks at state and local loan programs for clean energy programs... Read More

U.S. Energy Information Administration Monthly Reports Available
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its most recent "Monthly Energy Review" on March 28, 2012. The Monthly Energy Review is the U.S. Energy Information Administration's primary report of recent and historical energy statistics... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: Energy Industry Updates for March 2011
Posted on 18 Apr 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Foley & Lardner LLP An Uncertain Future for the DOE Loan Guarantee Program As discussions heat up over how to reduce the deficit in the current fiscal year, many eyes are on the loan guarantee program administered by the U.S. Department... Read More

Cadwalader: Clean Energy Standard Legislation Introduced in Senate
Posted on 7 Mar 2012 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

By Greg Lawrence , Athena Eastwood , Margo Dey and Jonathan Flynn On March 1, 2012 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 , legislation that seeks to reduce greenhouse... Read More

Is Virginia Poised to Become a Mid-Atlantic Hub for Offshore Wind Energy?
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By Michael P. Giordano, Vandeventer Black LLP While the United States grips with the devastating effects of a tragic offshore oil spill, states on the Atlantic coast are turning their focus toward the development of a different kind of energy off... Read More

Energy: Proactive Strategies to Meet Renewable Portfolio Standards
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

The Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may expand the already substantial compliance and operational issues facing the energy sector. Aggressive efforts by regulators at the federal and state/provincial levels in the United... Read More

California Court Refuses to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Property Assessed Clean Energy Program
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by J. Cullen Howe

By J. Cullen Howe, Environmental Law Specialist, Arnold & Porter LLP A federal court in California recently issued a decision, California ex rel. Harris v. Fed. Hous. Fin. Agency, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96235 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 26, 2011) , partially... Read More