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DLA Piper Asia-Pacific Energy Sector Update: Financing Renewable Energy Projects
Posted on 22 Jul 2015 by DLA Piper

Despite scepticism around climate change in certain countries in the region, we continue to see growing investment in renewable energy and carbon reduction technologies across the Asia Pacific. Our current mandates include renewable energy projects across... 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

Off-Shore Wind Law Suit Against Ontario Will Proceed
Posted on 23 Dec 2013 by Dianne Saxe

By Meredith James Trillium Power Wind Corporation’s planned off-shore wind farm in Lake Ontario was effectively cancelled by the provincial moratorium on off-shore wind development, openly adopted for political reasons. Trillium sued the Province... Read More

Ruling: Wind Turbine Approvals Comply With The Charter
Posted on 30 Jan 2014 by Dianne Saxe

The Environmental Review Tribunal has approved another wind farm, in Bovaird v. Director, Ministry of the Environment , Case Nos.: 13-070 to 13-075. The Dufferin Wind Power Project , in the Township of Melancthon, County of Dufferin, is now approved to... Read More

Wind Turbines Don’t Hurt Property Values
Posted on 6 May 2014 by Dianne Saxe

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has released a new report, again concluding that wind turbines do not adversely affect the value of nearby properties . “MPAC commissioned this study of the effects of industrial wind turbines... Read More

Troutman Sanders: AWEA Petitions FERC to Significantly Reform Pro Forma Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreement
Posted on 17 Jul 2015 by Troutman Sanders

On July 7, 2015, the Commission issued a notice calling for comments on a Petition for Rulemaking filed by the American Wind Energy Association (“AWEA”) on June 19, 2015 in Docket No. RM15-21-000. In its petition, AWEA requested that the Commission... Read More