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California Creates First State Energy Storage Mandate
Posted on 30 Oct 2013 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

by Shelley Welton, Deputy Director On Thursday, October 17, 2013, California adopted a policy requiring its utilities to procure a total of over 1300 MW of energy storage capacity by 2020. The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved... Read More

Arizona’s Net Metering Battle Resolved, With Modest Fee Added for Solar
Posted on 27 Jan 2014 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

By Sascha Yim, Guest Blogger* In the latest development in the country’s unfolding net metering battle, the Arizona Corporation Commission recently ruled that the state’s utility, Arizona Public Service (APS), could impose a $0.70 per... Read More

QF Owner Asks FERC to Stop Idaho PUC from Allocating Renewable Energy Credits to Utility
Posted on 6 Nov 2013 by Troutman Sanders

On September 20, 2013, Clearwater Paper Corporation (“Clearwater”) filed with FERC a petition for enforcement pursuant to section 210(H) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (“PURPA”) against the Idaho Public Utilities... Read More