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Foley & Lardner LLP: N.Y. Property Tax Exemption Extension for Renewable Energy Systems
Posted on 11 Jul 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

Foley & Lardner LLP: 1-3 MW Solar RFP Issued in Palo Alto, California
Posted on 14 Jul 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Jason W. Allen , William D. DuFour III and Justus J. Britt The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 1-3 MW (AC) in order to create a CPAU-branded Community Solar Program. The CPAU has stated that its... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: Landmark Massachusetts Net-Metering Bill Goes Up in Smoke as Watered-Down Compromise Bill Is Agreed to on Last Day of Legislative Session
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By John A. Eliason and Kurt R. Rempe An eleventh-hour compromise by the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee effectively gutted the highly publicized net metering and solar power bill, which, as proposed, was considered by many including the... Read More

Foley & Lardner LLP: Energy Innovation in the Northeast Boosts the Solar Market
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Samuel J. Scroggins Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey are pioneering some of the nation’s most interesting developments in the retail energy space today that have important implications for the solar... Read More