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Changes To Reporting GHG Emissions From Renewable Energy, Low-Carbon Power Purchases
Posted on 3 Mar 2015 by Marc Karell

The World Resources Institute recently published new guidelines for entities to measure greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from purchased electricity, Scope 2 emissions. This is the first major update to the GHG Protocol in many years, and responds to changes... Read More

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Green vs. Green: Litigation For and Against Solar Power in California
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Laura Mulry, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School April 2011 was an eventful month for massive solar projects in California and their unlikely opponent: the desert tortoise. As climate change, overpopulation, and development place... Read More

Recent California Decisions Favor Solar Developers Over Environment
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

By Laura Mulry, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School April 2011 was an eventful month for massive solar projects in California and their unlikely opponent: the desert tortoise. As climate change, overpopulation, and development place... Read More

Deadline Looming for 1603 Cash Grants for Investments in Non-Traditional Energy Projects
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

The Section 1603 cash grant program has encouraged investments in solar, wind, and other non-traditional energy projects since its enactment in 2009. The latest U.S. Treasury estimates indicate that nearly 20,000 grants have been awarded with total funding... Read More

Arizona Extends Energy Tax Breaks for Solar
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by Jonathan Wilson

Arizona recently extended its sales tax exemption and investment tax credit for solar energy devices installed within the state. The sales tax exemption was set to expire and has now been extended to 2016. The investment tax credit has been extended through... Read More

Marten Law: Renewable Energy Standards--California and Congress Moving in Different Directions
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by Dustin T Till

By Dustin Till, Associate, Marten Law Group PLLC “California and Congress seem to be headed in opposite directions on climate policy this year. California has expanded its renewable portfolio standard (RPS), meaning public and private utilities... Read More

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Green vs. Green: Litigation For and Against Solar Power in California
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Laura Mulry, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School April 2011 was an eventful month for massive solar projects in California and their unlikely opponent: the desert tortoise. As climate change, overpopulation, and development... Read More

Marten Law: Renewable Energy Standards--California and Congress Moving in Different Directions
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by Dustin T Till

By Dustin Till, Associate, Marten Law Group PLLC “California and Congress seem to be headed in opposite directions on climate policy this year. California has expanded its renewable portfolio standard (RPS), meaning public and private utilities... Read More