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Solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects Published
Posted on 28 Jul 2014 by Troutman Sanders

On July 3, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy Loans Program Office published a solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects. Under the solicitation, eligible projects include Renewable Energy Projects... Read More

Cohasset Wind Turbine Project Can Move Forward, Appeals Court Rules
Posted on 30 Jul 2014 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

Controversial Wind Turbine Project Approved, Over Neighbors’ Opposition, Appeals Court Rules Plans for a controversial wind turbine on top of Turkey Hill in swanky coastal Cohasset could soon move forward after the Massachusetts Appeals Court... Read More

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $1 Billion Commitment to Long-Term Funding of Solar Energy in New York
Posted on 19 Jun 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a nearly $1 billion commitment to further expand the state’s solar energy industry by providing long-term funding certainty with the goal of boosting existing businesses and attracting new investments... Read More

Clean Energy Projects to Receive $150 Million in Tax Credits
Posted on 22 Jan 2014 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

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... Read More

Jenner & Block: Bills Encouraging Small Hydropower Projects Await President Obama’s Signature
Posted on 20 Aug 2013 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

By Seth J. Schriftman, Staff Attorney, Jenner & Block On August 1, a pair of bills designed to encourage the development of small hydropower projects was approved by the Senate. The bills, known as the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act (H.R... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Renewable Energy On Track Despite Setbacks
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by State Net

State mandates to use more renewable energy have run into some roadblocks, but many are still on target in spite of these setbacks. The relentless march of the states to greater use of renewable energy has hit some bumps on the road. The biggest... Read More

New York Public Service Commission Authorizes Longer Term NYSERDA REC Agreements
Posted on 30 Jul 2014 by Troutman Sanders

In a July order , the New York Public Service Commission authorizes the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to offer longer-term, fixed-price renewable energy credit agreements, extending the maximum term from ten to twenty... Read More

NY Property Tax Exemption Extension for Renewable Systems
Posted on 5 Aug 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

The New York legislature has passed a bill that extends a real property tax exemption for wind, solar and certain other energy systems until January 1, 2025. The bill provides that real property which includes an eligible energy system is exempt from... Read More